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Into the night with celestial nymph - In the Hindu Mahabharata, the apsaras were created from The Churning Sea Of Milk process, when the mortal gods and demons combined their mights to churn the sea water to milk, milk to amrita (elixir of immortality) in order to attain immortality.  This is Cambodian interpretation of the Apsaras dance, traditionally performed only for the Khmer royal court and temples as offering and communication to the gods by . Handed down and kept through…

Into the night with celestial nymph - In the Hindu Mahabharata, the apsaras were created from The Churning Sea Of Milk process, when the mortal gods and demons combined their mights to churn the sea water to milk, milk to amrita (elixir of immortality) in order to attain immortality. This is Cambodian interpretation of the Apsaras dance, traditionally performed only for the Khmer royal court and temples as offering and communication to the gods by . Handed down and kept through…

Modern Apsara dancer with ancient Apsara portrayed on wall | Apsaras are female spirits or celestial nymphs in Hindu and Buddhist mythologies. They’re young, beautiful, magical and, not surprisingly, excellent dancers. Apsara dances tell classical myths inspired by the Cambodian version of the Ramayana and Angkor’s golden age (889–1434) when its major temples — Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm — were built. Khmer Apsara dancer, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Modern Apsara dancer with ancient Apsara portrayed on wall | Apsaras are female spirits or celestial nymphs in Hindu and Buddhist mythologies. They’re young, beautiful, magical and, not surprisingly, excellent dancers. Apsara dances tell classical myths inspired by the Cambodian version of the Ramayana and Angkor’s golden age (889–1434) when its major temples — Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm — were built. Khmer Apsara dancer, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Mask of 'Sahashadeja', a general officer of demon army. From 'Masks of Khon' : Khon, the traditional dance-drama of thailand, originated from India, via Java and Malaysia, probably in the fifteenth century. Its basic plot comes from the semi-religious epic, 'Ramakien', which is Thailand's version of the  3,000-year-old Hindu drama, 'Ramayana'. Source: 'Orientations Magazine', Feb, 1972. Photographed by Dinshaw Balsara.

Mask of 'Sahashadeja', a general officer of demon army. From 'Masks of Khon' : Khon, the traditional dance-drama of thailand, originated from India, via Java and Malaysia, probably in the fifteenth century. Its basic plot comes from the semi-religious epic, 'Ramakien', which is Thailand's version of the 3,000-year-old Hindu drama, 'Ramayana'. Source: 'Orientations Magazine', Feb, 1972. Photographed by Dinshaw Balsara.

apsara-ecstatic spiritualcelestial dancers. In ancient days, gandarvas (celestial musicians) performed at the grand yajnas put on by Brahma and Vishnu.

apsara-ecstatic spiritualcelestial dancers. In ancient days, gandarvas (celestial musicians) performed at the grand yajnas put on by Brahma and Vishnu.

Beautiful+dance | Beautiful Apsara dancer performing traditional Khmer dances, Siem Reap ...

Beautiful+dance | Beautiful Apsara dancer performing traditional Khmer dances, Siem Reap ...

Apsara Dancer, Cambodia Go Siem Reap visit Angkor Wat and stay with Angkor Orchid Central Hotel. http://www.angkororchid.com

Apsara Dancer, Cambodia Go Siem Reap visit Angkor Wat and stay with Angkor Orchid Central Hotel. http://www.angkororchid.com

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