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... 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 … Continue reading Asuras and devas at Angkor Wat

Saving the Sea of Milk

The Wall Street Journal's art page has this great feature called the Masterpiece column in which you get to just stop and spend time on one work.  As every writer who has done one of these will  tell you, it is exhilarating and frustrating.  I don't have to explain the first part, at least not … Continue reading Saving the Sea of Milk