Cambodia: The Sculptures
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The horse Balha, manifestation of the Bodhisattva Lokesvara, whose mission is to rescue souls from the 'ocean of existence.'
Is Garuda, the mythical birdman of the Hindus, here shown at Ta Prohm, to be compared with the Egyptian falcon-man Horus? Such similarities between the two cultures are uncannily common.
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