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Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrang is a century Hindu temple compound in Central Java, Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple compound is l

Within a short drive of the Borobudur Buddhist shrine on Java lies the temple complex of Prambanan, among the best examples of Hindu art in Asia.

Photographing Indonesia's Amazing Range of Experiences

HINDU ARCHITECTURE: Within a short drive of the Borobudur Buddhist shrine on Java lies the temple complex of Prambanan, among the best examples of Hindu art in Asia.

Photographer: Gunkarta Gunawan - KartapranataA giant Kala head on top of the door while the Makara projected on the side of the portal on south wall of Kalasan buddhist temple, display the aesthetics of ancient Java art. Kala-Makara is typical style of Hindu-Buddhist temple portals in Central Java circa 8th to 9th century.

Photographer: Gunkarta Gunawan - Kalasan (Indonesian: Candi Kalasan), also known…

JAVA  One of hundreds of beautifully preserved wall panels at Borobudur that tell the story of a Sudhana, a son of a wealthy merchant who travels the world in search of wisdom. Frequent eruptions from the nearby Merapi volcano often coat the reliefs with ash, but cleaning crews are quickly dispatched to keep damage to a minimum.

Photographing Indonesia's Amazing Range of Experiences

One of hundreds of beautifully preserved wall panels at Borobudur that tell the story of a Sudhana, a son of a wealthy merchant who travels the world in search of wisdom.

Not much remains of the once powerful 13th century East Java kingdom of Singosari but this one exotic temple that stands at the town of Singosari, located south of Surabaya, the capital of East Java.

Not much remains of the once powerful century East Java kingdom of Singosari but this one exotic temple that stands at the town of Singosari, located south of Surabaya, the capital of East Java.

Rediscovered in 1814, when an English soldier was on vacation to the plateau, the temple complex in Dieng Plateau is estimated to be built late in the 8th century until early in the 9th century, and considered as the oldest temples in Java.

Rediscovered in when an English soldier was on vacation to the plateau, the temple complex in Dieng Plateau is estimated to be built late in the century until early in the century, and considered as the oldest temples in Java.

Gedong Songo Temple is a Hindu temple built during the reign of Sanjaya Dynasti in 8th-9th century, located on the sloop of Mount Ungaran, Bandungan, Semarang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia.  (by ghknsg548)

Gedong Songo Temple is a Hindu temple built during the reign of Sanjaya Dynasti in 8th-9th century, located on the sloop of Mount Ungaran, Bandungan, Semarang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. (by ghknsg548)

It's not in Egypt, nor Peru. It's Sukuh, a thousands year old temple in Central Java, Indonesia

It's not in Egypt, nor Peru. It's Sukuh, a thousands year old temple in Central Java, Indonesia

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Faces #Borobudur #indonesia #temple #buddhism #Java #bw

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Mendut Temple, Java, Indonesia

Mendut Temple, Java, Indonesia

While some of them may not be in perfect conditions anymore, these sculpture managed to survive the test of time since the ancient Javanese Kingdom.

While some of them may not be in perfect conditions anymore, these sculpture managed to survive the test of time since the ancient Javanese Kingdom.

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