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Neak Pean

End of 12th century Jayavarman VII Buddhist. ‘The entwined naga’. Built as an island 350 meters square, in the middle of the Preah Khan Baray. A square central basin has at its center a circular base for the sanctuary ringed with two entwined nagas (serpents). Four gargoyles in small sanctuaries discharge into smaller square basins to each side in a form which replicates the sacred lake of Anavatapta in the Himalaya, venerated for its powers of healing.

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