The #naga is my #spiritanimal - I was born on a #saturday so in #thai #cosmology the #buddha protected by the Naga #mucalinda is my day Buddha in the 8 day calendar. The #nagaking #vasuki was used by the #devas and the #asuras during the #churningoftheoceanofmilk - the Naga is a powerful water spirit. #nagaraja #thailand #laos #cthonic #dragon #serpent #samudramanthan
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Angkor Wat the largest religious site in the world was built in devotion to Vishnu/Krishna This diagram shows subject and location of the bas-reliefs carved on the walls. On the north sides shows a battle between the Asuras (demons) and Devas (demigods) and also a battle of Krishna defeating the asura Bana. The Eastside shows Krishna defeating Asuras and the churning of the ocean of milk (a timeless creation story told in Vedic scripture). The west side walls show the battle of Lanka from the Ramayana and the battle of Kuruksetra from the Mahabarata. #ang#angkor/a> #krishna #siemreap #angkor #churningoftheoceanofmilk #battleoflanka #mahabarata #kuruksetra #asuras #devas #vishnu #mountmeru #krishnaconscious #vedic #sanskrit #khmer #yoga #bhakti #powerofyoga #powerofgod #powerofbhakti
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Crossing a bridge to see the famed bas relief Churning of the Ocean of Milk in Angkor Wat, I snapped this pic of a man wading through the waters below, churning the ocean of beautiful green algae 🇰🇭 #Cambodia #AngkorWat #Khmer #ChurningOfTheOceanOfMilk #Algae #Hindu #Cosmology #TravelPhotography #TravelTheWorld #WorldTravel #NationalGeographic #Wander #Wanderlust #SeeTouchSmell
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Churning of the ocean of milk#angkorthom #siemreap #cambodia #churningoftheoceanofmilk
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The Devas/Gods side Churning Of The Ocean Of Milk on the bridge to the Angkor Thom gate. The serpent that once connected them all is broken. . . . . . #bhagavatapurana #angkorthom #siemreap #gods #devas #hindu #serpent #churningoftheoceanofmilk #ocean #milk #connection #travelstoke
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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Churning of the Ocean or Samundra Manthan (Sanskrit) one of the best known episodes in Hindu Mythology. The Churning was done to obtain Amrita... an elixir of immortality.. . . . #SamundraManthan #hindumythology #iphonephoto #bangkokairport #wanderer #wanderlust #tra#travelorld #travel #mythology #hinduism #thailand #churningoftheoceanofmilk
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Just when I thought I was about to die from heat stroke, we turned the corner across the bridge and another arm-flailing "WOW!!" erupted from my body. Did you really expect me to hold it in?! 😅 // #wow #sunset #bri#bridgesilhouette #bridge #head #chu#churningeocean #churningoftheoceanofmilk #churning #devas #hindu #religion #sculpture #river #angkor #angkorthom #siemreap #tuktuk #notuktuk #cambodia #explorecambodia
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Churning Of The Ocean Of Milk. (乳海翻騰) 就…神話故事說來話長,總之很多印度人在拍照,不拍光站著欣賞好像很不融入印度社會,於是拍下了身在泰國卻彷彿在印度的荒謬照。📸 #ChurningOfTheOceanOfMilk#MountainMeru#Siva#Bangkok#Suvanabhumi#Airport#Thailand#transfer#KshirSagar#Hindu
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South Gate of #angkorthom #churningoftheoceanofmilk taken in 2011
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The Churning of the Ocean of Milk sculptures installed at Suvarnabhumi International Airport hallway after the Immigration checkpoint. As depicted in the famous bas-relief scene in Angkor Wat, it shows the god Vishnu and his reincarnation of a giant turtle serving as pivot point as the serpent Vasuki (Naga) coils around Mt. Mandala on it. The asuras (demons) hold the head of the serpent while the vedas (gods) hold the tail. They turn and churn the vast ocean to extract the elixir of immortality called "amrita". Hindu cosmology also tells that the apsaras (heavenly nymphs) dance above in encouragement. #travelgram #travelphotography #churningoftheoceanofmilk #sculptures #suvarnabhumiairport #bangkok #thailand #artventures
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Phnom Penh is full of surprises & unexpected views. It is the Paris of the East. The Land of the Nagas. #indianmyths #vasuki #churningoftheoceanofmilk
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Working on an extended canvas detailing the mythical Samudramanthan lore, albeit as a modern reinterpretation. Will color this in due course too. Here's remembering the Shiva in all of us. #shiva #samudramanthan #inktober #inktober2016 #digitalart #concept #mythology #india #gods #divine #reinterpretation #drawing #illustration #illustrator #conceptart #blackandwhite #trippy #psydeffects #psychedelic #bholenath #churningoftheocean #churningoftheoceanofmilk #meditation #meditate
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Faces at the top of the #EastGate known as #VictoryGate ---------------------- Gateway to the ancient city of #AngkorThom established by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century. The pathway leading up to the gates depicts the ancient #Hindu myth of the #ChurningoftheOceanofMilk spoken of in the #Mahabharata , as well as mentioned in the #Ramayana & #VishnuPurana .You’ll also find a base relief of this in the main complex of #AngkorWat #prerakpatel77 #siemreap #cambodia🇰🇭 #culture #khmer #kingdomofangkor #tra#travel #unescoworldheritage #passportready #instatravel #travelgram #travel #instagood #latergram #ancientarchitecture #natgeotravel
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Amritam - The Nectar of Immortality Wer sich ein wenig mit der Mythologie der Khmer befasst kommt nicht dran vorbei vom "churning of the oceans" zu hören wo devas ( Götter ) und asuras ( Dämonen ) zusammenarbeiten um das Elexier der Unsterblichkeit zu gewinnen. Dazu wurde Vasuki, eine fünfköpfige Schlange, um den Berg Mandara gebunden. Nacheinander zogen die Dämonen am Kopf und die Götter am Schwanz der Schlange, um den letzten Nektar der Unsterblichkeit durch rotieren des Berges aus den Ozeanen zu gewinnen. Diese Statue stellt einen Gott dar während der Gewinnung von Amritam.
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2016 in Cambodia The gate of Phnom Krom
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Lined up on the left side are figures of devas (gods), on the right are figures of asuras (demons). Both rows were holding a naga (serpent) as if they were engaged in a tug of war. It is said the scene depicts the Hindu mythology of the Churning of the Ocean of Milk. #angkorthom #history #khmerempire #travelgram #instatravel #devas #asuras #churningoftheoceanofmilk #cambodia #siemreap #temple #cambodia2016 #vscotravel #traveldiaries
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Churning of the Ocean of Milk Bas Relief at #AngkorWat Stretching around the outside of Angkor Wat's central tower is an 800 meter-long series of extraordinary bas reliefs. The most exquisite, the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, located along the southern section of the east gallery, brilliantly depicts 92 deva (gods) with crested helmets on the right and 88 asura (demons) on the left, churning up the sea to extract the elixir of immortality. :-) I spent almost an hour admiring and photographing it. Truly brilliant! #BasRelief #ChurningOfTheOceanOfMilk #Travel #Backpacking #TravelInspiration #TravelTips #TravelIdea #TravelLesson #Wanderlust #UNESCOWorldHeritage #YOLO #FOMO
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A lintel depicting Churning of the Ocean of Milk at Ek Phnom temple Battambang #wayanmawa #mawanusa #mawanusaphotography #battambang #ekphnomtemple #churningoftheoceanofmilk
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Stretching around the outside of Angkor Wat's central tower is an 800 meter-long series of extraordinary bas reliefs. The most exquisite and celebrated scene, the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, located along the southern section of the east gallery, brilliantly depicts 92 deva (gods) with crested helmets on the right and 88 asura (demons) on the left, churning up the sea to extract the elixir of immortality. :-) I spent almost an hour admiring and photographing this exquisite bas relief. Truly brilliant! #ChurningOfTheOceanOfMilk #basrelief #AngkorWat #AngkorWatCentralTemple #AngkorTempleRun #Backpacking2015 #norestforthewanderer #YOLO
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Stretching around the outside of Angkor Wat's central tower is an 800 meter-long series of extraordinary bas reliefs. The most exquisite and celebrated scene, the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, located along the southern section of the east gallery, brilliantly depicts 92 deva (gods) with crested helmets on the right and 88 asura (demons) on the left, churning up the sea to extract the elixir of immortality. :-) I spent almost an hour admiring and photographing this exquisite bas relief. Truly brilliant! #ChurningOfTheOceanOfMilk #basrelief #AngkorWat #AngkorWatCentralTemple #AngkorTempleRun #Backpacking2015 #norestforthewanderer #YOLO
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Este verano, durante mis viajes, tomé muchas fotografías que igual voy compartiendo a lo largo de estos meses de sedentarismo. En este caso quiero compartir una pieza del Museo d'Arte Orientale de Turín. Se trata de un relieve que representa el mito hindú conocido como el Batido del Océano de Leche, un mito de creación en el que el universo fue creado a partir de un inicio acuático. En este mito, dioses y demonios unieron sus fuerzas para batir el océano de leche y convertirlo en mantequilla, y así hacer aparecer tesoros perdidos, como el elixir de la inmortalidad (amrita). Para ello tenían que enrollar a la serpiente Vasuki en torno al Monte Mandara, y batir hacia un lado y al otro. Un gran número de tesoros surgió del océano, incluyendo a Dhanvantari, el médico de los dioses, sosteniendo la copa con el elixir en su mano. Los dioses cogieron el elixir, pero el demonio Rahu se disfrazó de dios y tomó un sorbo del amrita. El Sol y la Luna le dijeron a Vishnu lo que habí a ocurrido, y éste cortó la cabeza del demonio con su disco. Periódicamente, la cabeza inmortal de Rahu se venga del Sol y la Luna tragándolos, dando lugar a los eclipses. En este relieve, la serpiente Vasuki es sostenida, a la izquierda, por una serie de demonios, y a la derecha por otros tantos dioses. El Monte Mandara aparece representado como un poste colocado sobre una tortuga, una de las manifestaciones de Vishnu. El dios aparece arriba también, sentado sobre una flor de loto que florece desde la parte superior del poste. La figura pequeña en primer plano es Dhanvantari. El episodio del demonio Rahu no aparece en este relieve. #archaeology #museodarteorientale #hinduism #churningoftheoceanofmilk #adventure #travel #torino #turin #reallaracroft
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At the south gate of Angkor Thom. Stone figures depicting the Churning of the Ocean of Milk. On my right side, the asuras (demons). #angkor #angkorthom #churningoftheoceanofmilk #MAYwanderlust #throwback #whenmaygoessightseeing
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Churning of The Ocean of Milk found! #siemreap #fifthdayincambodia #angkorwat #churningoftheoceanofmilk
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Wrapping this rice paper etching of a bas-relief in plastic before hanging it on our wall. :D #travel #AngkorWat #Cambodia
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