New Year Angel of the goat Year 2559 BE

Angel Reaksa Tevy arrived at 2:02 pm in the afternoon of 14 April – Cambodian time. She is the third daugher of Kabil Moha Prum. People in Cambodia have prepaired and decorated their houses also with special gifts to welcome the New Year Angel.

She carries a trident in her right hand, a bow with her left and wears a hairpin of lotus flowers. Reaksa Tevy drinks blood and her animal is a horse.

What are the offering to welcome the New Year Angel?

Khmer New Year 205 - Angel Reaksa Tevy
Photo Credit: Van Suon

The offerings in command are simple:
1. A statue of Buddha
2. 5 incense sticks, 5 candle (ទៀន៥ធូប៥)
3. A pair of decorated young banana tree (ស្លាធម៍កូនចេក១គូ)
4. 3 kinds of fruits, each kind prepared into 2 trays
5. Small jasmine flower braids to put on every offering
6. And the special offering for Reaksa Tevy

Beside those required offerings, you can prepare as many other offerings as you like such as: candy, cokes, biscuits, milk, etc.

Angkor Sangkran celebration 2015

Also, Cambodian celebrate Angkor Sangkran អង្គរសង្ក្រាន – or Angkor Sangranta – in Siem Reap. It happens during Khmer New Year celebration and will be held for the third time. Locations are: In front of Angkor Wat temple, Terrace of Elephant, Bayon Temple, Angkor Gyeongju 60th road, along the Siem Reap River and also in Siem Reap at Pub Street. Highlights are handmade and commercial goods exhibitions, Khmer tradition dancing and games, Giant Sticky rice and further more. Find out more about Angkor Sangkran in this article by the Cambodian Ly Heng.

Wish all a very Happy Khmer New Year 2015! Enjoy the Khmer New Year celebrations!

Sus’Dei Chnam Thmei – Happy New Year

The Khmer New Year celebration lasts for three days. Find out more about the celebration in our article Khmer New Year: One of the the most important Festival in Cambodia

    Read more about “Sus’Dei Chnam Thmei” – the 3-day festival to celebrate the New Year in Cambodia and the legends about Khmer New Year.

    deviding line angkor wat


    phare cambodian circus logo

    Phare, the Cambodian Circus

    A highlight in Siem Reap! Buy tickets online directly on the Circus Phare website*.

    angkor wat sonnenstern


    Discover the best things to do in Cambodia. Book tickets and activities online with our best price guarantee! Read reviews about top tours and attractions in Cambodia.

    logo getyourguide

    Powered by GetYourGuide

    Links and references with a * are an affiliate link (advertising link). If you like Visit Angkor and buy, book or subscribe to something via an affiliate link, the provider will make a small commission for Visit Angkor. Of course, there are no additional costs for you.

    Blog subscription Visit Angkor

    SUBSCRIBE to our blog and get new articles automatically sent to your mailbox!

    Select list(s):

    We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

    Join our Facebook group

    International travel group with friendly people who love Cambodia. We speak English, German and a little Khmer.

    By the way: We write here at Visit Angkor with a lot of passion and love. Nevertheless, it can happen that information is no longer up to date or perhaps even incorrect. We would be happy to hear from you so that we can update the information accordingly. Thank you very much!

    Click to rate this post!
    [Total: 0 Average: 0]


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *