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Selasa, 17 Agustus 2010

Prambanan Temple

Candi Rara Jonggrang or Lara Jonggrang located in the Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia. This 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, right on the border between the provinces of Central Java and Yogyakarta. Rara Jonggrang Candi Prambanan is located in the village whose territory is divided between the districts of Sleman and Klaten.

This temple was built in about the year 850 AD by one of these two, namely: Rakai Pikatan, the second king of Mataram dynasty I or balitung Maha Sambu, during the Sanjaya dynasty. Not long after construction, the temple was abandoned and deteriorating


In the year 1733, this temple was found by the CA. Lons a Dutch nationality, later in the year 1855 Jan Willem IJzerman began to clean and move some rocks and soil from the temple. few moments later Isaac Groneman conduct large-scale demolition and temple stones are piled up at random along the River Opak. In the years 1902-1903, Theodoor van Erp maintain collapse-prone parts. In the years 1918-1926, followed by the Department of Antiquities (Oudheidkundige Dienst) under PJ Perquin in a more methodical and systematic, as is known to his predecessors did the removal and dismantling of the thousands of rock without thinking of the restoration effort kembali.Pada 1926 De Haan continued until his death in 1930. In the year 1931 was replaced by Ir. V.R. van Romondt until the year 1942 and later handed over leadership to the son of the renovation of Indonesia and was continued until the year 1993.

Many parts of the temple which was 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 course.

Now, this temple is a protected site by UNESCO since 1991. Among other things this means that the complex is shielded and has a special status, eg also in situations of war.
Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia, the main building is 47m high.
This temple complex consists of eight main shrine or temple and more than 250 small temples.
Three main temples called Trisakti and dedicated to the hyang Trimurti: Shiva Batara the Destroyer, Vishnu the Preserver and Batara Batara Brahma the Creator.

Shiva temple in the middle, contains four rooms, one room in each cardinal direction. While the first one contains a statue of Shiva Batara three meters tall, the other three statues contain a smaller size, the statue of Durga, Shiva Batara sakti or wife, Agastya, teacher, and Ganesha, his son.
Durga is also known as Rara or Lara / Loro Jongrang (slender virgin) by the local population.

Two other temples dedicated to Vishnu Batara, facing to the north and one dedicated to Brahma Batara, facing to the south. In addition there are several other small temples dedicated to the cow Nandini, vehicle Batara Shiva, the Swan, vehicle Batara Brahma, and the Garuda Wisnu Batara vehicle.

Then twenty-reliefs around the edge of the temple depict the Ramayana epic. The version described here is different from Old Javanese Ramayana Kakawin, but similar to the Ramayana story is revealed through oral traditions. Besides the temple complex is surrounded by more than 250 temples vary in size and called perwara. In the Prambanan temple complex there is also a museum that stores the objects of history, including the god Shiva Linga stone, a symbol kesuburun.

Earthquakes in 2006

On May 27, 2006 earthquake with a strength of 5.9 on the Richter scale (while the United States Geological Survey reports 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale) hit Bantul and surrounding areas. This earthquake caused severe damage to many buildings and death in the population there. One building was badly damaged Prambanan temple complex, especially Brahma Temple.

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6 komentar:

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