Restoration of Prambanan due Post-Earthquake 2006

On May 27, 2006, at 05.55, Yogyakarta and some area of Klaten (Central Java) experienced a very powerful earthquake with magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale for approximately […]

Abhayagiri Inscription

To find out more about Ratu Boko’s site, further research is needed on any relics found there. The remains may be rocks, ruins and also inscriptions located on […]

Java Construction Technology in Borobudur Relief

The ancient Javanese have specialists who are experts in temple and home construction techniques. The inscription mentions various kinds of special tools used for woodworking such as various […]

Borobudur in the Colonial Period

At the end of the 19th century, President of the Yogyakarta Archaeological Society, Isaac Groneman, extract deeper into the religious context of Borobudur. He believes that Borobudur is […]

Look Deeper at Prambanan Temple Building

All temples contained in Prambanan temple consist of three parts. These parts, among others, consists of the base of the temple, the body of the temple, and the […]

Buddhist teachings in the reliefs at the foot of Borobudur temple

If we look further, we can see that the reliefs found at the foot of the Borobudur Temple are related to the core of Buddhism. The reliefs that […]

Giant Mandala Named Sewu Temple

The Complex of Sewu Temple is located inside the complex of Prambanan Temple, exactly in the northern part of the complex. According to the inscriptions that have been […]

Gold Paper Found in Ratu Boko

There are various discoveries of archaeological objects in the plains of Ratu Boko. The heritage objects could have been the attributes of the kingdom that existed in the […]

Buddha Statue and Six Mudras

Besides decorated with beautiful reliefs, Borobudur Temple also has 504 statues of Buddha sitting all of which are carved on a round stone sabongkah. All the statues illustrating […]

Behind the Name of Borobudur

Borobudur temple holds a mystery that raises questions for the people who see through. Researchers, archaeologists, to visitors brought deeper into the mystery and the various questions contained […]