The Secret of the Royal Triad Decoded

by Phalika Ngin

Language : English

5 min.

For many years, independent researcher Phalika Ngnin has studied bas-reliefs in order to reach a better knowledge of the Angkorian most powerful women, in particular Queens Indradevi and Jayarajadevi.

Two modern versions of Queen Indravevi's attire

(source: Tror Yorng)


(source: Asean Heritage History)

Read more about the "Royal Triad" as seen by Phalika Ngin here.

About Queens Indradevi and Jayarajadevi, read Phalika Ngnin's essay.

See Phalika Ngnin's website.

About the Author

Phalika Ngin

Khmer-American free-lance researcher, photographer and "independent spirit", Phalika Ngin has extensively studied the "Royal Triad" formed by King Jayavarman VII and his two successive wives, Queen Jayarajadevi and Queen Indradevi.