"Homage to the Veda gods" Cambodia by Pierangelo
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The aim of my visit was looking for similarities and connections between Greek and Veda hindu mythology. I was satisfied to find intact traces of a high developed indo-european culture whereas in Europe our pagan tradition was so heavily and mercilessly destroyed by Christian church. I feel to belong to Angkor culture: Veda and Greek gods have the same attributes and character (like Indra and Zeus) and the Veda triad of Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva is the same as the Greek triad of Zeus-Poseidon-Hades.
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Commonly known as the valley of a 1000 Lingas, is set deep in the jungle to the north east of Angkor. A 45 minute steep walk takes you to the river and waterfalls where hundreds of phalluses are carved on the riverbed.
Cambodia's Tonle Sap, or Great Lake, is one of the unique geographical wonders of the world. It offers visitors insights into the centuries-old traditions of riparian life and the natural splendor of the country.
On the banks of the mighty Great Lake and the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers, Khmers have celebrated for over two hundred years the changing of the river's flow. During the rainy season the Tonle Sap River reversed direction, flooding the lake, increasing its size almost tenfold, making it the largest freshwater body in Southeast Asia. In the flood season, water engulfs surrounding forests, regulating agricultural production by ensuring that the countryside is covered with fresh, fertile silt for rice cultivation.
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