Some Temple in Indonesia

Tara Temple

tara-templeThis temple is located in Kalibening, Kalasan, Yogtakarta. Body of the temple has the appearance of bulging out the side of the center. On the outer surface of the body temple is decorated with niches that hold the figure of the god of the lotus flower with a standing position. The roof of the temple consists of two levels. Relief at the Temple Tara has a uniqueness that is coated with cement called Brajalepha ancient, made from the sap of certain trees.
Tara temple is a building in the form of a cube with the size of each side of 45 meters and 34 meters high. Vertically, this temple consists of three parts, namely temple foot, temple body and temple roof. The foot of the temple is a building on square stones and a wide stone. On this part, there is a stair with makara ornament at the end. Around the temple foot there are ornaments of climbing plants that come out from pots.

Pawon Temple

Pawon-templePawon is the name of a temple, contains a Buddha statue. Location of this temple between Mendut and Borobudur temple. This temple was built with volcanic stones. Architecturally it is a blend of old Javanese Hindu and Indian art. Pawon is much smaller than Mendut, but have similarities in style and decorations, and it is presumed that this temple was also built about the same time with Mendut. Pawon Temple also is believed to have a ritual link with Borobudur and Mendut.

candi-pawonPawon Temple, also built with volcanic stones, is one and half eastward from Borobudur Temple, on the way to Candi Mendup. A Buddhist temple, it is a blend of ancient Javanese and Indian art. It seems to be built for Kubera, the Hindu and Buddhist deity of fortune.

Ijo Temple

The Ijo temple established approximately on 9th century. Ijo temple is located at the top of a hill known as Gumuk Ijo, the highest hill in Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta. The complex of the temple consists of 17 building structures that are divided into 11 terraces. There is also a statue describing flying woman and man directing to certain side. If you stand on the temple and take a look at to the south, you can see valley with abrupt terrace or escarpment, however it has magnificent panorama to enjoy.

Gebang Temple

Gebang temple is a temple of Hinduism. Marked by the existing Lingga, Yoni, and Ganesha statue. Gebang Temple is located on Condongcatur Region, Gebang Village, Ngemplak, Sleman, Yogyakarta. This Temple has several peculiar features that can't find on other Hindu's temples.

It is certainly a temple of Hinduism, marked by the existing Lingga, Yoni, and Ganesha statue. Besides, its high proportional feet indicate that if comes from an old period (± years 730-800). The squared building of 5.25 x 5.25 m and 7.75 in height has a high proportion of the feet without any relief on it plain. There is no entrance stairs, or it is probably made of wood or other breakable materials so that nobody has discovered it by now.

gebang-templeInside the body of temple, there is a room with eastern front on which the Yoni placed. On the right left sides there are the Nandiswara statues, while there is not any statue in the room of Mahakala. The rooms in the north and south sides were empty. In the west, statue sitting on a Yoni with its nozzle looks on the north a Ganesha. On the top, there is a Lingga on a lotus, as its pad. On the top of it is in a shape of Lingga, namely in cylindrical.


Plaosan Temple

plaosan-templePlaosan Temple
Candi Plaosan is one of the Buddhist temples located in Bugisan village, Prambanan district, Central Java. Only a few kilometers from Prambanan Temple. Plaosan temple was built in the mid 9th century. The Plaosan temple has 116 ancillary domes and 50 ancillary temples. You can find Many of the buildings have inscriptions in this temple. One of the characteristics of Plaosan temple is the smooth surface of the terrace.

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