Borobudor Temple

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Borobudur is the name of a Buddhist temple located at Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java. Location temple is approximately 100 km southwest of Semarang and 40 km to the northwest of Yogyakarta. This temple was founded by the Buddhist Mahayana religion around 800 years-an-Christian government in the dynasty dynasty.

Many theories try to explain the name of this temple. One of them states that the name of this possibility comes from the word Sambharabhudhara, which means "mountain" (bhudara) where the slope-terrace located on the slope of terrace. In addition, there are several other people etymology. Suppose a word derived from the utterance of Borobudur "the Buddha" because of the shift in sound to be Borobudur. Another explanation is that this name comes from two words "warmth" and "beduhur". The word seems coals comes from the word Vihara, while there is also another explanation in which the fire originated from Sanskrit which means temple or a monastery complex and beduhur meaning is "high", or the language in Bali, which means "above". So meaning is a dormitory or a monastery which is located on high ground.

Historian J.G. de Casparis in for the doctorate in 1950 argued that Borobudur is a place of worship. Based on the inscription and Karangtengah Kahulunan, Casparis estimate, Borobudur is the founder of the dynasty king called Samaratungga around 824 M. Building a new giant that can be completed in the daughter, the Queen Pramudawardhani. Borobudur development is estimated to take half a century. Even this time Borobudur is not nomination of seven world wonder, but it still be the best places to be come. So many people come to see the beautiful of Borobudor temple.

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1 komentar:

  1. What a beautiful temple! Its squarish shape reminds me of the ancient temples in Central & South America.


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