Hidden in the ancient jungle temple of Preah Khan at Angkor, images carved on a door may be proof of a Khmer legends like Aesop’s fables.
This article is based on research presented by Trudy Jacobsen in her book “Lost Goddesses: The Denial of Female Power in the History of Cambodia”.
French artist Maurice Fievet created extraordinarily accurate paintings of 12th century Angkor with Khmer scholars Bernard Groslier and George Cœdes.
An ancient Khmer image of a Tantric yogini –beautiful, wildly fierce sacred women– is a clue to Tantric rituals in Cambodian and Thailand.
Book review of Chinese traveler Zhou Daguan’s critical 13th century account of the ancient Khmer capital of Angkor: “A Record of Cambodia.”
Khmer families discovered living in southern China may be related to ancient elephant drivers traveling from Angkor to Xishuangbanna, a millennium ago.
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?
Historian Milton Osborne’s book review of “Record of Cambodia,” the most important text on ancient Angkor by 13th c. Chinese traveler Zhou Daguan. Translated by Peter Harris.
“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.
“Few texts have aroused more controversy than the book of Marco Polo,” notes editor Peter Harris with good reason. The Travels of Marco Polo-Peter Harris edition book review