KAMPUCHEA PEOPLE

The prince and his crew traveled for several months and were lost in a powerful storm, when it finally cleared up, Kaundiya by now desperate for food and water made a promise to settle to wherever his javelin landed. The spear hit an island which was ruled by a powerful Naga king, a seven-headed sea serpent. Luckily at the time, the king was not present on the island, his daughter, the princess Soma tried to defend her home from Kaundiya and his men. She lost and surrended to him, the prince fell in love with the princess and married her.

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The Naga king, then drank all the water surrounding the island, land emerged and presented this new kingdom to the couple as his wedding present. It is there that Kaundiya and Soma settled and founded the line of kings in Cambodia.