Lord Brahma is a very popular deity in Thailand. He is known as Phra Phrom in local Thai language which is derived from Sanskrit “Vara Bhrama” (वर ब्रह्मा). Shrines dedicated to Him can be found in various places of Thailand. Thailand also has a small native Hindu Brahmana priesthood, which take care of these Hindu deities in the country. Pandit Vamadeva Muni, the royal priest of Thailand (Rajapurohita), is the head of all these Hindu Brahmana priests.