THE STORY

THE PORTRAYAL OF MAGNIFICENCE AND LOST SPLENDOUR OF THE GREAT ANGKOR TEMPLE


“Lord of Birds” known for accompanying Vishnu and Krishna in their fight against the evil, GARUDA is a very important figure frequently represented in the Hindu and Buddhist religions.
The gigantic Angkor temple site is today as “petrified” in the jungle that invaded the smallest stone and brick. The impressive ruins by their size, the profusion of vast temples and the richness that characterize them, are “living” witnesses of the strength and power of Khmer civilization.
An impressive number of Garuda sculptures ornate the temples of Angkor, the most remarkable representation being found in a gallery of Angkor Watt, its bas-reliefs being decorated with dozens of them. At the sundown, the gallery is bathing in the sunlight, all the statues appearing as covered in gold…

THE STORY

THE PORTRAYAL OF MAGNIFICENCE AND LOST SPLENDOUR OF THE GREAT ANGKOR TEMPLE


“Lord of Birds” known for accompanying Vishnu and Krishna in their fight against the evil, GARUDA is a very important figure frequently represented in the Hindu and Buddhist religions.
The gigantic Angkor temple site is today as “petrified” in the jungle that invaded the smallest stone and brick. The impressive ruins by their size, the profusion of vast temples and the richness that characterize them, are “living” witnesses of the strength and power of Khmer civilization.
An impressive number of Garuda sculptures ornate the temples of Angkor, the most remarkable representation being found in a gallery of Angkor Watt, its bas-reliefs being decorated with dozens of them. At the sundown, the gallery is bathing in the sunlight, all the statues appearing as covered in gold…

GARUDA