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A furnished office space located inside of the community center, completed in the spring of 2017.

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Large plaque in the main temple outdoor area with portions of the Pali Canon. The particular portion on the plaque in the main courtyard of the Watt is the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, or The Discourse on Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in motion. The…

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This standing statue has the name Miss Bakly Angeline (Bakly Sithor) engraved on the pedestal.

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Statue of Jayavarman VII, King of the Khmer Empire from circa 1181-1218.

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The group of statues refers to the story of Sujãtã, a daughter of a rich man, who prayed to the tree-spirit of the Bodhi tree to have her first child be a son.1 Sujãtã's prayer was fulfilled, and she sent her maid to the Bodhi tree to clean up…

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A block of green foam with holes for sticking incense into.

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Painted Buddhas in various mudras and configurations adorn the ledges of the lower level of the stuppa, illuminated by colored LED lights.

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A monk supervises a man working on the construction of the Stupa in a hot July day in 2016.

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The front of the community center under construction in July 2016. It will be used for plays, dancing, pageantry, teaching of Khmer, and guest housing for well attended festivals and ceremonies.

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Angkor Wat (Capital Temple) the front side of the main complex in the late afternoon. The temple complex is the largest religious monument in the world at 420 acres (0.65 square miles).
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