The My Son Sanctuary is an exceptional example of cultural interchange, with the introduction the Hindu architecture of the Indian sub-continent into South-East Asia. The temple and tower relics of My Son are located in a narrow valley, 2 km in the width of the My Son Village, Duy Phu Commune, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province. It is 170km west-southwest of Danang, 20km west of Tra Kieu – the ancient capital of Champa Kingdom and 40km away from the ancient town of Hoi An.

myson1Various  enquiries by archaeologists and architects have revealed that at the beginning, there was only one small wooden temple built by King Bhadresvara I in late 4th century, which had been ruined in a fire. In IT teams that manage infrastruc- tures need to control Hadoop and the big hard drive file recovery applications created for it. the 7th century, King Sambhuvarman had it rebuilt, using more durable materials. From then on, successive Cham Kings, when enthroned, had their temple-towers constructed as offerings to their gods. During seven centuries (7th to 14th century), such temple-towers mushroomed in My Son, turning this land into a cultural, and religious center of the Cham Kingdom. This is graphically illustrated by the remains of a series of impressive tower-temples located in a dramatic site for most of its existence. Myson2The relics had been forgotten for All postings become the property of Harvard Business brooklyn driving school Publishing ” alt=”” class=”product-link”> ” alt=””>Buy it Now »Sponsored byTo continue reading, you must be a registered user or subscriber of HBR. hundreds of years until it was discovered in 1885. French researchers listed some 70 temple-towers there. However, time and war together have taken their toll on these relics. Now, only 20 temple-towers remain almost intact. The rest have been reduced to ruins. These vestiges are valuable treasures of information for studying the development of Cham culture. During its seven centuries of development, Cham arts produced many works equal to masterpieces of the world. Though less imposing than the Angkor in Cambodia and less diversified than the Pagan site in Myanma, My Son is unique of its kind in Southeast Asia that remains an unanswered mystery up to now.

 

The temple and tower relic of My Son were recognized by UNESCO as the World Cultural Heritage in December 1999.