• Recreation

    Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place

    Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place       One more recreation place can be an alternative of spending our leisure time or our holidays to visit. It is Jagatnatha temple Hindus praying place in Yogyakarta. This temple is the place of Hindus people to pray.       The history of Jagatnatha temple began in 1967 when Banguntapan was visited by many Hindu Dharma people. Because of the development of the Hindu people; they formed the Hindu Dharma People Assembly in Banguntapan, Bantul. In 1975 they began to build the Jagatnatha Temple and were succeed to build a worship place and padmasana (a place for the offerings) during that time.…

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    Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple

    Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple       When we want to go to Mojokerto regency for finding temples, there are some temples can be found in this regency. One of them is Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple. This temple is located in Kraton sub-village, Temon Village, Trowulan Subdistrict, Mojokerto Regency. It is about 3.5 kilometers away from Wringinlawang Temple and about 600 meters away from Tikus Temple.       Bajangratu Indonesian Heritage Temple hides many secrets, as most of information revealing when the temple was erected, the king who instructed its construction and its functions remains unknown. The name Bajangratu was first mentioned in Oudheidkunding Verslag (OV) in 1915.  …

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    Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta

    Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta         One more recreation place I want to share for my beloved reader. It is Kalasan Temple Yogyakarta. Although it is probably not as grandeur and fame as Borobudur Temple, but this temple has its own history. Kalasan Temple is the oldest Buddhist temple in Yogyakarta. Kalasan Temple was built to dedicate Goddess Tara.         Kalasan Temple is located in sub-village of Kalibening, Tirtamani village, Sub-district of Kalasan, Sleman Regency, province of Yogyakarta. The location of Kalasan Temple is about 2 kilometers southern of Prambanan Temple. Kalasan Temple is precisely about 16 kilometers to the eastern of Yogyakarta. Kalasan temple is…

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    Penataran Temple in Blitar

     Penataran Temple in Blitar. Blitar is one of small regency in East Java province. However, this city is noteworthy for all people in Indonesia, moreover for people in the world because this place was being the hometown of Indonesia’s first president, Ir. Soekarno. It’s a rather sleepy place that’s got a tiny business district as well as ancient Hindu temples (called Penataran temple).         Blitar city has principle “Kridho Hangudi Jaya” (it means: work hard to reach the glorious) and its motto “Blitar Kota Patria” (Blitar the defender of the nation that well-regulated, cleanly, beautiful, and safety), also known as heroic city, student city…

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    Recreation to Ratu Boko Temple

     Recreation to Ratu Boko Temple. Hello my beloved friends! How are we? Hopefully we always is blessed by Allah. Well in this occasion I want to share about one place for other destination in having recreation. It is Ratu Boko Temple. This place is located in Yogyakarta. It is precisely located in the sub-district of Prambanan district of Klaten. It is Approximately 2 km southern of Prambanan Temple. Although this place is in area of Klaten, however, it is nearer to Yogyakarta for it is just about 19 kilometers from the city of Yogyakarta.           Ratu Boko Temple is a magnificent building that…

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    The Beautiful scenery of Gedong Songo Temple

     The Beautiful scenery of Gedong Songo Temple. Central Java is very rich of the cultural heritage of Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic historical eras. The famous temples of Borobudur, Mendut and Pawon are the cultural heritage of Buddhist, whereas the temple of Prambanan is the cultural heritage of Hindu. They are a few of the numerous cultural influences that spread through the province.        Other cultural heritage of Hindu are Gedung Songo Temples. Gedong Songo is a complex consists of nine building. These temples are located in Candi village of Ambarawa district in Semarang regency, 25 kilometers from Ungaran or 40 km from the city of…

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    Recreation to Prambanan Temple

     Recreation to Prambanan Temple. In this occasion I want to share about one of beautiful places for recreation in Klaten (this place is actually near to Yogyakarta. This recreation place is about temple. And the name of temple is Prambanan Temple. This temple is also well-known after you know about Borobudur temple.       Prambanan Temple is locally known as the Roro Jonggrang Temple, or the Temple of the “Slender Virgin”. It is actually not one temple, but it is a complex temples. This is the most famous and also the most magnificent of Central Java’s temples or more precisely complex of temples. It is the…

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    Recreation to Borobudur temple

     Recreation to Borobudur temple. Borobudur temple, one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world is located in Magelang district of Central Java. It is about 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta, 7 km south of the town of Magelang, Central Java. It can be reached about an hour drive from Yogyakarta.        The tourists have the option of going by taxi or public bus to reach this temple. Public transportation is available from the bus station. From that point visitors can hire becaks or horse carts, or walk the rest of the way to the monument. A large parking area is available not far from…

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    Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

    Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend       Once upon a time, in the place where the Prambanan Temple stands now, there was a Kingdom called Prambanan, which was led by Prabu Baka. He had a beautiful daughter named Roro Jonggrang. The people of Prambanan Kingdom were wealthy and lived in peace. However, soon their happiness were disturbed by Pengging Kingdom. (Also read : Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs)      The king of Pengging Kingdom, named Bandung Bondowoso, wanted to occupy Prambanan. This made the war between Prambanan and Pengging could not be avoided. Prambanan lost the war and Prabu Baka was dead. Pengging could…