In a tale that traces royal love, divine wisdom, treachery and betrayal, “Angkor – The Untold Story” depicts the passion of a woman so pure that the temple she helped build nearly a millennium ago still stands as a testament to her passion. In this production by the Apsaras Arts dance troupe of Singapore, Indian apsaras reveal the untold story of Angkor Wat in a spectacular performance that is a breathtaking homage to the art and heritage of Cambodia and India. The November 2013 Indian Festival of Esplanade showcases their presentation as its opening performance.
The Hindu temple of Angkor Wat enshrines nearly 2000 portraits of ancient Khmer women documented here in the Angkor Wat Devata Inventory.
Like Angkor Wat, the remote Banteay Chhmar temple, is the focus of multiple preservation efforts by UNESCO, Global Heritage Fund, Heritage Watch International and other groups in northwestern Cambodia.
Le Musée Cernuschi in Paris hosts Discovering Angkor, rare photos of Khmer civilization temples in Cambodia.
Photographer Gary Ng captures the Angkor Wat sunrise, symbolizing the genius, beauty and power of the Khmer Empire in Southeast Asia.
Daughters of Angkor Wat examines the mystery of why 1800 detailed portraits of ancient Khmer women appear in the Hindu temple Angkor Wat.
Yogini, devata, goddesses…or goblins? Ancient Asian religions worshiped women in many forms. How do the sacred women of India’s famous Chaunsat Yogini Temple and the Women of Angkor Wat compare?
“A Record of Cambodia-Its Land and Its People” by Peter Harris offers a new translation of the 1295 AD Angkor visit of Zhou Daguan, This detailed Cambodia Daily book review examines the new edition.