Saturday, February 28, 2009

Prambanan Temple

Prambanan temple is the biggest Hindustan temple in Indonesia, it's about 47 metres which is was built on 9th century. Located on 17km east Yogyajarta (Central java) and side of main street to Solo ( on solo-jogja street). This temple consist of 3 primary temple, such as Siwa temple ( center), Brahma temple ( south),and Wisnu temple ( north). Beside that 3 temple, there are front temple, such as Wahana temple( vehicle), Angkasa temple ( Godkeeper), Nandi temple ( buffalo) is siwa vehicle and Garuda temple ( wisnu vehicle, the creator god).

This temple found ant the first time on 1733 by a dutchess, C.A. Lons who want visited Indonesia. Then this temple has repair fir the first time on 1885. This temple also has legend, the legend is about Rara Jonggrang. A villager girl who loved by handsome man but Rara Jonggrang did not love him. For wasted time, she asked the man to bulid 1000's temple before shubuh come ( axactly before the chicken wake up), and she done it. The man built by genie help. But before the man finish the temple, the chickens wake up and make crowded sound. That man angry to know it, so he made Roro jongrang became stone.

further story you can click it ( Indonesian)
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or history of Prambanan in English, click it

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