Accepting Alms

February 15, 2009

An old woman waits at the foot of a Buddha statue in Angkor Wat. - Siem Reap, Cambodia - Daily Travel Photos
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
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Within the walkway of Angkor Temple. (Please someone correct me if I'm wrong) I believe this is a female monk accepting alms to light a stick of incense at the feet of a headless idol. I'm not confident enough to call it a Buddha statue considering the Angkor temples were originally created by Hindus. If my Khmer (Cambodian language) were a bit more fluent - or existent - I would've asked the woman myself.

See a smaller version on Flickr.

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