The Secret of the Royal Triad Decoded

by Phalika Ngin

Language : English

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.

Tags: women, Angkor queens, Khmer history, Bayon, Indradevi, Jayarajadevi, Preah Khan

About the Author

Portrait of Phalika   Ngin

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.