Angkor Wat Local Customs

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    Go to the Hell

    by o00o Updated Jul 28, 2004

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    God said: "It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task".

    Go to the Hell
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    Heaven

    by o00o Updated Jul 28, 2004

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    A scene from the heaven where harmony, peace and love Exist in between. No war is allowed and people lives with happiness.

    Heaven on earth
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    Mahabharata

    by o00o Updated Jul 28, 2004

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    The inner walls of the second gallery contain continuous narrative relief.

    The western wall shows scenes from the Mahabharata epos.

    Gods are fighting?
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    The Entertainers

    by o00o Updated Jul 28, 2004

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    Apasaras the celestial nymphs derived from Hindu myth, the eternal entertainers for the GOD and blessed souls reborn in the heaven of India.

    Dancing Queens
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    Don't tap Cambodian's head

    by clarkchangsix Written Jul 18, 2004

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    It is so rude to tap Cambodian's head for they believe a soul exists in person's head.If you do so,you are insulting his personality.

    Watch out

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    Leave your shoes outside

    by ukirsari Written Sep 27, 2003

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    Please open your shoes or sandals before entering the chamber of worshippers at the tower of Angkor Wat.

    Tower of Angkor Wat by ukirsari
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    Religion

    by SirRichard Written Sep 15, 2003

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    Although the Angkor Temples might seem ruined, they are not dead. Inside you can find many Buddha statues and many offerings around them, people comning here to pray, monks, floral offerings...

    A little chapel
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    Chat with Monks

    by herzog63 Updated Jul 18, 2003

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    The Monks are pretty friendly and love to practice English or French. Say Hello and have a chat! It does make for a nice experience and you may make a new friend!

    Chatting with the Monks
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    Buddhism

    by 34N118W Written Nov 29, 2002

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    Buddhism is the predominant religion in Cambodia. Young men are encouraged to become monks. You'll see quite a few of them strolling around Angkor

    Strolling through Angkor Wat

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