Before every king is crown as king, he ambition is very similar to the crown king, is to build temples for five reason
• For religious purposes
• The King himself "State temple"
• Health care "Hospital"
• Education "School "
Kbal Spean, the River of a Thousand Lingas
The present time, Khmer people still have a firm belief in sculptures and large trees.
Sequentially, while walking along a path toward a carved riverbed, we can see bunches of
incense, lotus flowers, and bananas devoted to large trees, a sculpture of Shiva and Uma.
They believe that big trees typically owned by apparitions.
Reaching the peak of the mountain, we see the 1, 000 lingas that carved by hermits who
lived in the area between the 11th and 12th centuries. These carving of vestiges began in
the reign of King Suryavarman I and finished by the reign of King Udayadityavarman II. It
also said that King Udayadityavarman II consecrated a golden ling. And they believed that
water flows from the Kbal Spean river into Angkor city is blessed by the sacred lingas.
Banteay Srei, A precious gem of a temple
You will be astounded by the intricacies of Khmer art and its construction. Like most
people say, it a precious gem of a temple. Banteay Srei located in the area of Angkor
region dedicated to Hindu and Shiva. It is the only significant temple not built by a King;
the construction credited to the courtiers named Vishnu Kuma and Yajna Varaha. Yajna
Varaha was scholar and philanthropist who helped those who suffered from illness,
injustice, or poverty. Take this time to observe this majestic temple; it is a well worth a