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  Jayavarman VII

 

Cambodia

Statue of the Khmer King Jayavarman VII, who was a paramasaugata, i.e. a devout Buddhist. His name is a compound of the words jaya and varman. Angkor Thom (fig.), with its impressive Bayon Temple (fig.), was built during his reign.

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1133'49.3"N 10455'51.2"E