The Warden

The Warden

In his role as warden of Ta Kou Entrance of Angkor Wat, a man has the responsibility to keep incense burning and to maintain the cleanliness of the premises.

Incense burning is an ancient religious ritual common to Egypt, India and East Asia. It is steeped in symbolism. In Buddhism, it is a sacred offering, a way to honor the Triple Gem of the Buddha, his Dharma and the Sangha.