Notes on the Geography of Cambodia (Angkor): Banteay Srei: Photo 7
The east pediment of the south library shows the demon-king Ravana shaking Mount Kailash after being denied entrance to this home of Shiva. The much smaller figure is of Shiva's wife, Parvati. Retribution is swift: Shiva gets ready to pick up the mountain with one toe and bury Ravana. The mountain itself takes the stepped-pyramid shape of a temple-mountain.
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