Minggu, 20 November 2011

Prambanan, priceless heritage

Prambanan temple is one of the heritage history that show the high civilization of Indonesia in the past. This building historic is the largest Temple Hindu in Indonesia. Prambanan temple is located on the island of Java, approximately 20 km east of Yogyakarta, 40 km west of Surakarta and 120 km south of Semarang, just on the border between the provinces of Central Java and Yogyakarta. Prambanan Temple located in the village whose territory is divided between the districts of Sleman and Klaten.

 Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, with 47m high main building. Temple complex comprises eight main temples and about 250 small temples. Three main temple called Trisakti to worship the Trimurti: Shiva Batara the Destroyer, Vishnu the Preserver and Batara Brahma the Creator. This temple was built in around the year 850 AD by King Rakai Pikatan, which comes from the Sanjaya dynasty.
This temple was discovered by CA. Lons a Dutch nationality in 1733. in 1855 Jan Willem IJzerman began to clean up and move some rocks and soil from the temple room, then Isaac Groneman conduct large-scale demolition. Many parts of the temple is renovated using new stones, because many of the original stones were stolen or reused elsewhere. A temple will only be restored if at least 75% of the original stone is still there. Therefore, many small temples are not rebuilt and only looked foundation.
Prambanan Temple also known as Roro Jonggrang temple associated with the legend narrating about a girl named Roro Jonggrang Putri Prabu Boko. Prabu Boko is the King who built his kingdom on the hill south of the temple complex of Prambanan. Shiva temple in the middle, has four rooms, one room contains a statue of Shiva Batara with three meters tall, the other three statues contain a smaller size, the statue of Durga, Shiva Batara or wife, Agastya, teacher, and Ganesh, son. Brahma Temple and temple Whisnu respectively - each only have one room that is occupied by a statue of the god - the god in question. The third front of the temple there are three temples that contain a vehicle or vehicles the third god. 
Sixth temple occupies a square area, with a side length of 110 meters. In the courtyard of the main temple stands the temple - the other temples are 2 temples with a height of 16 meters and 8 other small temples.yard inside the temple, Hindu community regarded as the most sacred territory. This page has sides 222 meters, at first page contains a temple - as many as 224 small temples that lined up around the yard. Prambanan temple complex is now a tourist attraction which can be visited every day between the hours of 06:00 to 17:30. Prambanan temple complex is located only a few hundred yards from the roadway of Yogya - Solo crossed a crowded public transport.

Load disqus comments

0 komentar