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4/20/2003--Angkor Wat Temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia ..BAKONG, Roluos Group...Bakong is located at Roluos south of Prak Ko.It was build in late ninth century (881) by king Indravarman I dedicated to Siva (Hindu) followed Prah Ko art style. ...BACKGROUND .Bakong was the center of the town of Hariharalaya, a name derived from the god Hari-Hara; a synthesis of Siva and Visnu. It is a temple representing the cosmic Mount Meru. Four levels leading to the Central Sanctuary correspond to the worlds of mythical beings (Nagas, Garudas, Raksasas and Yaksas)...All photographs ©2003 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved.This image may not be reproduced without expressed written permission from Stuart Isett.