The legendary king of the dynasty of Angkor

Cambodia today have the opportunity to visit the region to the Kingdom of Cambodia Royal Palace, Golden Pagoda, Silver Pagoda is finished, people along a long walkway to the front door to meet high stone statue of King Suryavarman II carved churches, Jayavarman VII was meditating samadhi, the map border Khmer empire behind very large.

But surely everyone will have to ask a question, saying, Why two greatest kings, talented foremost in Khmer history, architecture and people who build Angkor Wat, Angkot Thom, Bayon … who have extended the Khmer empire by the conquest powerful that no statue of arms? Of course, not because of war or man-made damage to the arms. Suppose, if you have it, the stone sculpture artisan talent of land temple tower will easily make arms for the sacred king, which is not something difficult. But why the statue has no arms?

Legendary king built Angkor Wat immortalized with time

Suryavarman II (posthumous Paramavishnuloka) was a king of the Khmer Empire from 1113 to 1149 and is the kings who built Angkor Wat Temple and the Hindu god Vishnu worship. His brilliant achievements are reflected in the beautiful architecture of Khmer religious and military campaigns reverberate, and the restoration of powerful governments of Angkor era has led many historians ranked Suryavarman II as one of the greatest kings of this empire.

The whole area of ​​Angkor Wat near 6km in circumference and area of ​​200 ha, which is the highest tower of the main temple, with an elevation of 65m. Angkor Wat Temple is the only mountain in Cambodia with the main entrance in the west, towards sundown. According to the architectural and religious beliefs, west door is the door element, door devil. The imprint is visible on all Muslim shrines and Hindu today. All major ports are turning to the east, the direction of the Almighty and Holy Ala stands. West Door, mostly false door, building closed, not using gas to avoid evil and demons.

But Angkor Wat do choose westbound main gate. This mystery is probably a special reconstruction militarily, in order to protect the capital legend. Because western Angkor Wat today is a primeval jungle, the area serial uninterrupted towers. Earlier, people Champa, Java constantly raiding the capital of Chenla, based naval Mekong contrary to the Tonle Sap and frontal attack on the capital of Angkor.

Angkor Wat (Khmer city means temple) has long been a symbol of Cambodia splendor. Shortly after being discovered in 1861, Angkor Wat has made researchers shocked. But now people have put a lot of strange theories. People argue that the owners of the pyramids of Egypt were built here and Angkor Wat. Others have speculated hands of ancient Greece in the creation of this marvelous stone temples. And legend said that Angkor Wat Khmer is derived from divine help.

Legend of Angkor Wat tells that: In the past, the supreme god Indra has a relationship with a woman on earth. This woman gave birth to a prince named Preah safe Mealea (light angels). So was born the queen, should Preah safe Mealea become princes in succession to the throne IndraPrast (Cambodia neck). Indra saw the handsome looks handsome lad should have brought attention to the heavens.

The angels do not consent to the child’s earthly people living alone on a rooftop with gender, should claim Preah safe Indra pay Mealea down to make flesh. But the prince was injured, but the supreme god can not act against the regulations and where heavenly angels indisposed. Shen thought of wrong a great architect of the gods are built right in PreahPisnuka earth a magnificent castle castle identical heavenly Indra on the prince lived, as inconsolable nostalgia rooftop gender.

Only one night, the angels helped built the castle, which is Angkor Wat today. On the stone at Angkor Wat still clearly etched holes are the fingerprints of the gods rock calf. And on Mount Kulen also imprinted giant feet of the angel carrying the Angkor Wat stone masonry. That’s why today, people can not explain the dozens of tons of heavy stone be elevated somehow and this rare blue stone mined from the place where …

Later generations tracing the lines of stone at the temple to find deep in the ancient mysteries and history of Angkor Wat was out gradually. Together with worshiping God – King, an exotic type of architecture of the Khmer born: mountain temple. Each temple tomb is an image of cosmic mountain Meru, where the gods lived under Hinduism.

After ascending the throne in 1113, King Suryavarman II chose a wide and spacious area in the southeast corner of the capital city to build the temple mountain Yasodharapura yourself. It is the world wonder of Angkor Wat today. The work was started in 1122 and completed in the king died, circa 1150. Angkor Wat is in the holy land measuring 1500 x 1300m and is limited by a large lake. No one knows why the king chose the temple door open to the west – where the big lake, as well as towards the city, and not open to the east as every other Khmer temple mountain.

After ascending the throne in 1113, King Suryavarman II chose a wide and spacious area in the southeast corner of the capital city to build the temple mountain Yasodharapura yourself. It is the world wonder of Angkor Wat today. The work was started in 1122 and completed in the king died, circa 1150. Angkor Wat is in the holy land measuring 1500 x 1300m and is limited by a large lake. No one knows why the king chose the temple door open to the west – where the big lake, as well as towards the city, and not open to the east as every other Khmer temple mountain.

The main temple consists of 398 rooms with period carvings, stone carvings on the ceiling the room nicely, corridor, the railing … all shown extraordinary strength and hand gifted ancient Khmers . There is no official document about a number of construction workers Angkor Wat as well as the techniques used at this time is.

Around the temple, there are ditches surrounded, outside walls have many reservoirs, the design of this temple is very balanced and shimmering brightly. The entire area is situated within a large wall to 83.610m². Both sides inside the main gate there are two small symmetrical tower, Legend is where officials stop before entering the temple and where the king and the royal dwelling prices.

The center of the sanctuary is a 61m high tower. People want to go there to pass a few steps, a high and steps yard area. The structure of the remaining towers are in lower positions. On the stone reliefs, the talented artist has described very vividly the epic spectacle in India. Many male and female spirits fun dancing together in provocative poses. Over four hun long hallway corner and out of sight, windswept reliefs are contiguous, running to several hundred meters long, made many historical figures, as well as life, religion, art, culture social, very real military in the history of Cambodia during the reign of Angkor.

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Through a yard like a square, heaving snake god Nagar and the gods of war, which led to the main gates of Angkor Watsubjects are also made of 230 meter long rock face near Highway 10m wide, 5m above the water surface blue lake on the sides. The truth is not that the moat lake peach square as a rectangular artificial rivers surround the capital of Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat moat surrounded measuring 190m long to make up a square kilometer transmission ruoi.Tuong wide and deep moat around this, the king Suryavarman II has dropped millions of ferocious crocodiles to guard the perimeter to the capital . In a fierce battle with Champa people at the moat, people used bamboo rafts Champa resulted into large arrays, four surface oil burning poison laced crafted from latex fruit and jackfruit code toxic money as “aqua team Crocodile soldiers’ deaths, not hinder combative army and mighty Champa reached trench occupied Angkor, arrested the king of Chenla.

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