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Angkor Wat: Battle of Kurukshetra – Melee of Kaurava and Pandava warriors


Melee of Kaurava and Pandava warriors
The bas-relief shown on the image depicts the fight between the Kaurava and Pandava armies, a scene based on the Battle of Kurukshetra episode described in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. As you can see from the image, the Kaurava warriors are moving from left to right, and the Pandava warriors are from right to left. The commanders are on the chariots. 

The image shows part of the Battle of Kurukshetra bas-relief carved into the entire south wing of the west gallery, which is located on the perimeter of the lower level of the Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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