Mukha-Lingams

   Sculpted towers of the Bayon temple, near Ankor Wat, which represent the four faces of Shiva.
   See Ankor Wat.

The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology. 2014.

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  • Ankor Wat —    This translates as Palace Monastery . This temple was built in 1112 AD by the Khmers, its walls measure 274 meters (300 yards) on each side and are surrounded by a moat. The walls are decorated with depiction s of Vishnu s exploits. Close to… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Nachna — (Madhya Pradesh) − Der sogenannte Parvati Tempel aus der 2. Hälfte des 5. Jahrhunderts erhebt sich auf einer ca. 2 Meter hohen Plattform, die mit ihrer eigenwilligen Steinbearbeitung an den Berg Kailash erinnern soll. Oberhalb der Cella …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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