Asuras and devas at Angkor Wat

Cannot quite yet let go of the Churning of the Sea of Milk

Here are the asuras or demons standing on the sea, tugging fiercely on the snake…

fierce asuras in the Churning of the Sea of Milk at Angkor Wat

And here are the devas or gods, also standing on the sea (which you don’t see here) with heavenly maidens frolicking above their heads:

Why is it that the bad guys are always so much more fun to depict than the good guys?

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