On the towers above, serene faces gaze out over the jungle. But below, Jayavarman VII followed the example of King Suryavarman II by filling his monument with female energy. The portraits of sacred women, now called devata or apsaras depending on their style, surround the Bayon.
Submissive? Beautiful? Cunning? Strong? Shy? Bold? Yes, and more! Author Sara Veal reveals the mystique of Asian women.In literary fiction.
This article links to videos and antique films of Angkor and traditional Cambodian dance presentations. The first two-part video shows contains much rare footage of Cambodian history and the Royal Dancers from the early part of the 20th century. Videos and antique films of Angkor and traditional Cambodian dance