"The Bayon" Khett Siem Reab Things to Do Tip by jmmorgan

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by jmmorgan

The 54 towers of Jayavarman VIIs Bayon were each carved with four near-identical faces, aligned in the cardinal directions. When first discovered, it was thought that they might represent the Hindu god Brahma, who is characteristically in this for Now it is known that they are of the Compassionate Boddhisattva Lokesvara, one of the most worshipped divinities in the Mahayana Buddhism that the King adhered to

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  • Written Jun 8, 2003
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