Friday, February 16, 2007

Images from Angkor # 1






























The walls of Nirvana are lined with apsaras.
2/11/2007, Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

4 comments:

Isa said...

The carvings look so graceful and elegant!

falafel said...

perdonnez my ignorance, but what's an apsara?

imogen_ph said...

An apsara is a celestial dancer, also the ideal, perfect woman. It's said that paradise is filled with apsaras who delight its inhabitants.

falafel said...

ahhh...sort of like the Hindu equivalent of the houris of Muslim lore then...wonder what the male equivalent would be?