by Sasha Lessin, Ph.D. (Anthropology, U.C.L.A.)
Cambodia’s Angkor Wat–a square (5,000 feet by 4,000 feet), walled, moated temple atop an ancient Anunnaki landing platform, power station and metalugy plant–featured red sandstone paved causeways “lined with stone figures who pull a hooded serpent.” The moat is 623 feet wide, the walls on each side, a mile long. Within the walls, paved courtyards join three galleries. A large tower caps the highest, center gallery.
Legend has it PREAH PISNOKAR, a part-Earthling-part-Anunnaki, built Angkor, long before the Hindu temple was built atop it in the 12th Century.
Preah’s mother was an ET, one of “the Shining/Glowing ones” (Anunnaki), his father, an Earthling like us.
When Preah grew up, the Anunnaki flew him up to Indra’s skycraft (Indra’s the Sanskrit name for Anu, King of the planet Nibiru, from where our genetic creators came) and his base on Mount Maru. The Anunnaki taught Preah the technology he’d need to build Angkor, including how to make concrete out of sandstone, as a landing platform for their flying craft.
Preah, legend says, poured “magical water onto stone, which made the stone into a concrete which hardened in place as blocks in the structures of Angkor.
Angkor’s central pyramid pointed to the constellation Draco at sunrise on the spring equinox of 10,500 BC at the same the Egyptian Sphinx gazed at sunrise at Orion. The Anunnaki goldminers from the planet Nibiru and the Khmer kings they directed created a design of temples around Angkor and Giza as mandalas for aircraft.
For thousands of years the platform at Angkor stood in the midst of a dense population of rice farmers, the Khmer. In the 12th Century AD, the Khmer king, Jayavarman II appropriated Angkor in 802 AD and dedicated it to the Indian god Vishnu. He built upon a temple on the platform stones.
The temple, with five towers arranged like the five peaks of Mt. Meru, the Olympus of southeast Asia, rose amidst a city the size of Los Angeles. The temple’s central tower lined up with the point of sunrise on the spring equinox. From atop the central tower, Khmer rulers would trance nightly and, it is said, access the information in the Universe (Akashic records or zero-point field) relevant to their concerns. (Ancient Aliens, Season 5, Disk 2)
For a digital reconstruction of Angkor Wat, see http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/series/1000038/angkor-land-of-the-gods/141205/empire-rising
A Chinese observer of the kingdom was told that each night the King ascended a huge stairway to the top of the central tower, where a nine-headed serpent (ie electronic device), a genie, changed itself into a human woman and coupled with the King.
In 1177 AD, the Cham of Vietnam defeated the Khmer in a naval battle on the Tonlé Sap lake but the Khmer Jayavarman VII, a Buddhist, drove the Cham out of Angkor.
Jayavarman VII build Angkor Thom, a Khmer city the size of Manhattan. He also, following the grid laid out by the Anunnaki, built Buddhist temples, a reservoir, hospitals, travelers’ rest houses and a network of streets joining all the towns of his empire. The whole complex of temples by the succession of Khmer kings from 802 AD and 1220 AD exactly mirrored the layout of the stars in the constellation Draco in the north (just as the three pyramids of Giza map Orion).
In 1177, the Cham of Vietnam defeated the Khmer in a naval battle on the Tonlé Sap lake. Khmer Jayavarman VII, a Buddhist, drove out the Cham. He build Angkor Thom, a Khmer city the size of Manhattan Buddhist temples, a reservoir, hospitals, travelers’ rest houses and a network of streets joining all the towns of his empire. The whole complex of temples by the succession of Khmer kings from 802 AD and 1220 AD exactly mirrored the layout of the stars in the constellation Draco in the north (just as the three pyramids of Giza map Orion).
Jayavarman VIII, who ruled from 1243–1295 AD broke with Buddhism in favor or the Hindu deity Shiva. Jayavarman VIII destroyed over 10,000 Buddhist statues and converted Buddhist temples to Hindu temples.
* We of this century have a substance that can liquify stone: Brown’s gas. If we melt rock with one of our technologies, Preah surely did with Anunnaki technology, long before Brown.
Brown’s gas melts rock, ceramic and brick into stuff that looks like fused glass, way harder than the original rock.
Brown’s Gas mixes di-atomic and mono-atomic hydrogen and oxygen in an electrolyzer that splits water into its elements of hydrogen and oxygen in their mono-atomic state, H hydrogen and O oxygen. 442.4 Kcal added per mole H and O keeps them monoatomic. [http://www.eagle-research.com/browngas/fabuses/other.php].
EARLY HISTORY OF CAMBODIA From Wikipedia
NAGA is a Cambodian legend where the Naga were a REPTILIAN RACE of beings who possessed a large empire or kingdom in the Pacific Ocean region.
The Naga King’s daughter married the king of Kambuja, and gave rise to the Cambodian people. Today, Cambodians say that they are “Born from the Naga”.
KAMBU SWAYAMBHUVA (or KAUNDINYA) was a Hindu sage prince of Kamboja lineage who finds mention along with sage Agastya, Kaundinya Swayambhuva, king Rajendra Chola, king Ashoka Maurya and king Pushyamitra Shunga in Shloka-22 in Ekamata Stotra.
The legend holds that Kambu Swayambhuva was a learned prince who had initially been an Indian king. He had ventured into the Far East and entered an area having jungles that was being ruled by a king of Naga lineage.
Defeating the Naga king, prince Kambu married his daughter Mera and developed the land into a fertile and flourishing country. The combination of Kambu and Mera names is said to have given rise to the name Khmer.
Sage-prince Kambu of the Cambodian legends, to all probability, belonged to the Kamboja lineage and appears to have sailed from Indian subcontinent, probably from Saurashtra/Gujarat on the west coast of India and established a small Kamboja kingdom in Bassac around Vat-Ph’u hill in Mekong Basin.
In ancient Chinese accounts, this kingdom is known as CHENLA. The time frame for this event could be the later half of the 4th century AD.
Sage prince Kambu was succeeded by his little son Shrutavarma Kambuja who ruled in 5th century AD. Shrutavarma was succeeded by his son Shreshthavarma Kambuja who was followed by king Viravarma Kambuja. Princess Kambujarajalakshmi (fortune of the kings of the Kambujas), the queen of prince Bhavavarman I, was from the line of Kambu Swayambhuva and it was through her that Bhavavarman I inherited the royal lineage and became king of Kambuja.
The Kamboja power established by sage prince Kambu in Indo-China, however, did see many ups and downs in the succeeding centuries before culminating into Angkorean fame. Around the 8th century AD, the kings of SHAILENDRA DYNASTY seized control of Chenla (i.e. Kambuja).
At the start of the 9th century, the Kambuja family reasserted itself under a capable Kamboja prince Jayavarman II, shook off the foreign yoke, unified the Land Chenla and Water Chenla and renamed the unified country as Kambuja after his family’s lineage. Thus began the long line of Kambuja princes and also the famed Angkorean period in Cambodian history which was to reach to glorious heights in the succeeding centuries.
Prince Swayambhuva Kambu is claimed to be the eponymous ancestor of the Kambujas i.e. the royal family of Cambodia with celestial nymph Mera given to him by god Siva. Princes of Kambodia expressly state themselves as Kambujas and to have descended from the lineage of Kambu. The name Kambu is stated to be a corruption of the standard Sanskrit term Kamboja
Prehistoric Cambodia’s earliest known site in Cambodia is Laang Spean cave which occupies the country’s northwest region. Laang Spean cave was first occupied in around 7000 BC
Samrong Sen which was occupied c. 500 to 230 BC.
From 2000 BC, Cambodians started to domesticate animals and grow rice. By 600 BC, Cambodians were making iron tools. Influences from India came in 100 BC.
Parts of Cambodia were inhabited during the second and first millennia BC by a Neolithic culture that migrated from southeastern China to the Indochinese Peninsula.
By the 1st century AD the inhabitants had developed stable, organized societies which had far surpassed the primitive stage in culture and technical skills. The most advanced groups lived along the coast and in the lower Mekong river valley and delta regions where they cultivated rice and kept domesticated animals. These people arrived before their present Thai and Lao neighbors. These people may have been Austroasiatic in origin and related to the ancestors of the groups who now inhabit insular Southeast Asia and many of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. They worked metals, including iron and bronze, and were skilled in navigation. Recent research has revealed some circular earthworks dating to Cambodia’s Neolithic era.
The Angkorian period or Khmer empire lasted from the early 9th century to the early 15th century, the golden age of Khmer civilization. The great temple cities of the Angkorian region, near modern Siemreap, are a monument to Jayavarman II’s successors. During the early ninth to the mid-15th centuries, Cambodia was known as Kambuja, originally the name of an early north Indian state/tribe, from which the current forms of the name have been derived.
JAYAVARMAN II settled north of the Tonle Sap. He built several capitals before establishing one, Hariharalaya, near the site where the Angkorian complexes were built.
INDRAVARMAN I (877 – 889) extended Khmer control as far west as the Korat Plateau in Thailand, and he ordered the construction of a huge reservoir north of the capital to provide irrigation for wet rice cultivation.
His son, YASOVARMAN I (889 – 900), built the Eastern Baray (reservoir or tank. Its are more than 6 kilometers long and 1.6 kilometers wide. The elaborate system of canals and reservoirs built under Indravarman I and his successors were the key to Kambuja’s prosperity for half a millennium. By freeing cultivators from dependence on unreliable seasonal monsoons, they made possible an early “green revolution” that provided the country with large surpluses of rice. Kambuja’s decline during the 13th and 14th centuries probably was hastened by the deterioration of the irrigation system. Attacks by Thai and other foreign peoples and the internal discord caused by dynastic rivalries diverted human resources from the system’s upkeep, and it gradually fell into disrepair.
SURYAVARMAN II (1113 – 1150), one of the greatest Angkorian monarchs, expanded his kingdom’s territory in a series of successful wars against the kingdom of Champa in central Vietnam and the small Mon polities as far west as the Irrawaddy River of Burma. He reduced to vassalage the Thai peoples who had migrated into Southeast Asia from the Yunnan region of southern China and established his suzerainty over the northern part of the Malay Peninsula. His greatest achievement was the construction of the temple city complex of Angkor Wat. The largest religious edifice in the world, Angkor Wat is considered the greatest single architectural work in Southeast Asia. However, territorial expansion came to a halt when Suryavarman II was killed in battle attempting to invade Dai Viet.
With Dai Viet’s support, the Cham quickly drove Khmer presence out of Champa territory. Suryavarman II’s reign was, unfortunately, then followed by thirty years of dynastic upheaval and an invasion in revenge by the neighboring Cham, who destroyed the city of Angkor in 1177.
Khmer armed with war elephants drove out the Cham in the 12th century.
The Cham ultimately were driven out by JAYAVARMAN VII, whose reign (1181 – ca. 1218) marked the apogee of Kambuja’s power. Unlike his predecessors, who had adopted the cult of the Hindu god-king, Jayavarman VII was a fervent patron of Mahayana Buddhism. Casting himself as a bodhisattva, he embarked on a frenzy of building activity that included the ANGKOR THOM complex and the BAYON, a remarkable temple whose stone towers depict 216 faces of buddhas, gods, and kings. He also built over 200 rest houses and hospitals throughout his kingdom. Like the Roman emperors, he maintained a system of roads between his capital and provincial towns. According to historian George Coedès, “No other Cambodian king can claim to have moved so much stone.” Often, quality suffered for the sake of size and rapid construction, as is revealed in the intriguing but poorly constructed Bayon.
Everyday Angkorian buildings were wooden structures not much different from those found in Cambodia today. The impressive stone buildings were not used as residences by members of the royal family. Rather, they were the focus of Hindu or Buddhist cults that celebrated the divinity, or buddhahood, of the monarch and his family. They had the dual function of both temple and tomb. Their dimensions reflected the structure of the Hindu mythological universe.
The five towers at the center of the Angkor Wat complex represent the peaks of Mount Meru, the center of the universe; an outer wall represents the mountains that ring the world’s edge; and a moat depicts the cosmic ocean. Like many other ancient edifices, the monuments of the Angkorian region absorbed vast reserves of resources and human labor and their purpose remains shrouded in mystery.
Angkorian society was strictly hierarchical. The king, regarded as divine, owned both the land and his subjects. Immediately below the monarch and the royal family were the Brahman priesthood and a small class of officials, who numbered about 4,000 in the 10th century. Next were the commoners, who were burdened with heavy corvée (forced labor) duties. There was also a large slave class who built the enduring monuments.
After Jayavarman VII’s death, Kambuja entered a long period of decline that led to its eventual disintegration. The Thai were a growing menace on the empire’s western borders. The spread of THERAVADA BUDDHISM, which came to Kambuja from Sri Lanka by way of the Mon kingdoms, challenged the royal Hindu and Mahayana Buddhist cults. Preaching austerity and the salvation of the individual through his or own her efforts, Theravada Buddhism did not lend doctrinal support to a society ruled by an opulent royal establishment maintained through the virtual slavery of the masses.
In 1353 a Thai army captured Angkor. It was recaptured by the Khmer, but wars continued and the capital was looted several times. During the same period, Khmer territory north of the present Laotian border was lost to the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang. In 1431 the Thai captured Angkor Thom. Thereafter, the Angkorian region did not again encompass a royal capital, except for a brief period in the third quarter of the 16th century.
Over time Cambodia was continually subjugated by its more powerful Mongol neighbors. As each of them in their turn, gained control of Cambodia, that precipitated the movement of Mongol people into Cambodia. Finally in 1863 A.D, Cambodia became a French territory, by then all had been lost, and the Khmer had been absorbed, producing the current inhabitants.
MORE RECENT TIMES, From the Cambodian Gecko:
THE FRENCH PROTECTORATE – INFLUENCES AND REPERCUSSIONS
In 1863, the Khmers obtained the protection of the French and became officially part of the French Indochina. However, even if this implied a new wave of impoverishment, it proved rather effective for what was later to become Cambodia: local intellectuals had now better access to vast knowledge and the economy of the region could be shaped in a more effective manner.
THE RED KHMERS, THE MONARCHY AND PRESENT DAYS
After the WWII and the Japanese occupation in French Indochina, Cambodia returned to monarchy. In the seventh decade, the society faced a rapid transition and drastic social changes which led, in 1975, to the Khmer Rouge rule and, later, to war with the Vietnamese. This period was marked by famine and massive genocide. The last decade of the 20th century brought a relative stability in Cambodia. Assisted by international organizations, Cambodia has experienced in the past two decades a fast and effective economic growth.
TIMELINE OF CAMBODIAN HISTORY
- -800 – Various kingdoms in the area of today’s Cambodia
- 802 – Jayavarman II declares himself “universal monarch”
- 889 – The Capital is moved to Angkor
- 1219 – The Death of Jayavarman VII destabilizes the empire
- 1431 – Angkor is conquered by the Thais
- 1431-1863 – Various foreign rulers impose tributes and taxes to the Khmer kings
- 1863 – The French Protectorate begins
- 1941-1945 – The Japanese occupation
- 1953 – King Sihanouk unifies the country
- 1970-1975 – Civil War
- 1975-1979 – The Khmer Rouge Rule
- 1979- – Transition and reconstruction of the country, now a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy.
- 2004 – King Norodom Sihanouk abdicates in favor of his son, Norodom Sihamoni
- 2013 _ Cambodia’s strongman premier Hun Sen claims narrow election win but opposition allege widespread electoral fraud
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