Hinduism in Cambodia

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Hinduism is a minority religion in Cambodia which is followed by nearly 1,000 individuals. Even being a small minority in the Buddhist majority nation it highly influences the vast culture and history of Cambodia with being prominent religion under the Khmer Empire. Today most of the Cambodian Hindus are Indians in Cambodia.


  • In seventh century Cambodia, Khmer citations attested to the popularity of the Ramayana. An inscription declared that a certain Somasharman presented “the Ramayana, the Purana, and the complete Bharata” to a temple.
    • Rama and Ayodhya by Meenakshi Jain (2013)

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