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The War on the battlefield of Kurukshetra

Bas relief in the western gallery

Bhishma on a bed of arrows

Bhishma on a bed of arrows. The five Pandavas are seen on the upper right´╗┐

Angkor Wat
Bas relief southwest wall, facing west.
Picture taken close to winter solstice 2002.
The setting sun falls on the image of Bhishma.
Bhishma had decided to die when the Uttarayana Punya Kala (winter solstice) began.

[Image from: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/vasu/cambodia/angkorwat/bhishma2.html%5D