Other Temples


Plaosan temple

Keberadaan candi Plaosan dalam kerangka sejarah Mataram kuno dapat dilacak melalui prasasti-prasasti pendek yang tertulis pada candi-candi perwara dan stupa yang mengelilingi candi induk dan juga melalui prasasti prasasti yang berlatar belakang agama Budha, maupun prasasti lain yang sejaman. Prasasti-prasasti pendek candi Plaosan Lor meskipun tidak berangka tahun, tetapi secara kronologis dapat diketahui berdasar bentuk dan perkembangan hurufnya (Paleografi) dan nama yang clisebut dalam prasasti itu. Diantara nama yang disebut dalam prasasti-prasasti pendek yang berjumlah lebib dari 30 buah itn, terdapat nama-nama antara lain :
” Sang Watuhumalang pu tguh, sang sirikan pu sutyya, rakai gurunwangi dyah saladu, rakai gurunwangi dyah ranu, dan sri maharaja rakai pikatan yang berdekatan dengan frasa dharma sri maharaja”.(Formula kalimat itu kurang lebih dapat diartikan sebagai pemberian/ hadiah dari Sri Maharaja Rakai Pikatan.”

Sewu temple

Sewu temple is located just several hundret meters north east of Prambanan temple. It is a large and vast Buddhist temple including several other small temples like Lumbung, Asu, Bubrah and Lor Kulon temple.
Sewu Temple complex located in the area of Prambanan Temple Park, about 800 meters to the north of Rara Jongrang Temples. Sewu Temple is the second largest Buddhist temple in central Java after Borobudur. The fact that this temple was built near Prambanan Temple, which is a Hindu temple, indicated that the Hindus and Buddhists lived in harmony. more

Prambanan temple

Prambanan temple is located some 17 kilometers from Yogyakarta. One can not miss the temple because it is only 100 meters off the main road. This 47 meters high Hindu temple was built by Sanjaya Dynasty in the 9 th century. It consists of three courtyard.
The main temple is located in the inner courtyard and surrounded by several small temples called “Perwara” temples. Some of these were contributed by local chieftains as a token of their acquiescence to the king.
As Hindu temple, the main temple has three shrines, dedicated to the Hindu Trinity; Siva, Whisnu, and Brahma. Each of this shrines facing to a smaller shrines for their vehicles. more

PRAMBANAN TEMPLES AREA SITE

KOMPLEK PERCANDIAN PRAMBANAN more