The War Between Rama and The Giant King Had Started
Rama commanded his force to the four large gateways of the city. Nul went to the eastern gate, Angkot went to western gate, Hanuman went to southern gate and he went to the northern gate. Asorak Ravanak’s spy was among the monkey armies, informed the news to the giant king. The war between giant and monkey armies started from day time until night. Endra Jit manifested his supreme magical power which could not be seen caused Rama, Preah Leak, Nul, Hanuman and also Chompu Pean wounded. Endra Jit’s success made Asorak Ravanak very happy and took Seda into his vehicle, flew to the sky to express Rama’s defeat. Continue reading
The Journey of Seeking for Seda
On the way back to his cottage, Rama met Preah Leak. He blamed Preah Leak about leaving Seda alone. When they arrived their cottage, Seda wasn’t there. They tried to find from place to place but still didn’t see her. First, Rama thought that she was eaten by giant in order to revenge as he killed Khora. However, he still kept looking for Seda. He left the cottage with his brother and continued to find his wife until he found ChataYu’s corpse, the broken parts of weapons cart, and earthquake mark. From these marks, Rama knew that there was just a fighting and ChataYu died because of trying to help his wife. And Seda must be brought to hide by the giant. Expressed his respect and gratitude to vulture king ChataYu, Rama decided to prepare funeral ceremony for him. Continue reading
Lives of Rama, Seda, and Preah Leak in The Forest
Arrived Kong Kea river, Kuha, King of Nisath Empire welcome them by himself with foods. Seda offered food to the sacred Kong Kea river, praying for happiness and promised to come back in 14 years later. After Seda’s praying, they decided to continue their journey, allowing charioteer named Somontra and the King to go back.
The Early Life of Rama
This story started talking about a kind king named Tusaroth, who reigned in Kaosal Empire, Ayudhaya city (Peaceful city in Khmer meaning). King Tusaroth had three wives but he didn’t have any child. He started to worry that he has no successor after he died, so he decided to consult with Brahman Veasesta. After he discussed with Brahman, he and his three wives decided to perform a large praying ceremony with many good deeds.
After independence from France in 1953, side by side with many French buildings have been built, Phnom Penh was still going on appearing many other master pieces under Khmer Architecture by Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann.
Chaktomuk Theater located in the junction of the four rivers, Upper Mekong, Lower Mekong, Tonlesap River, and Basac River. That’s why, the place get the name Chaktomuk Theater, which Chaktomuk means “Four Faces”. This theater was built in 1962 formerly to serve national Buddhism conference.
In my last time visited the Silver Pagoda, Royal Palace, beside the breathtaking views of the Silver Pagoda, I was impressed with some visitors’ photographing style. It seems the scenery there are so interested for them, and they might feel so fantastic of taking photos. In the modern lifestyle, each visitors would have a camera in hand, so that they can take any photo of their own style.
Phsar Toul Tum Poung is another remarkable traditional market in Phnom Penh, which all the vendor booths are roofed at ground level. Most tourist guides would introduce his clients to visit this market. The market started to be popular for foreign visitors since the 1980s, and mostly were Russians, thus it have got the English name called Russian Market. It’s located at the corner of St. 440 and St. 163, south of Mao Tse Tung Blvd.