culture

Prambanan and Plaosan [1]

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Prambanan temples.

Last Tuesday, my dughter and me visited Prambanan and Plaosan temples in Yogyakarta.

Candi Prambanan is a temple complex named after the village which thrusts up to the southern boundary of the temple group. Prambanan temples contain the reconstruction of eight temples.

Candi Plaosan is about 1 km east of Prambanan, consist of two large rectangular temples.

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Prambanan and Plaosan [3]

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One of two main temples of Plaosan.

Last Tuesday, my dughter and me visited Prambanan and Plaosan temples in Yogyakarta

Candi Plaosan is about 1 km east of Prambanan, consist of two large rectangular temples which originally are bounded by a multitude of little shrines and stupas. the restored temples of Plaosan contain a number of beautiful small Buddhas and bodhisatvas.

Prambanan and Plaosan [4]

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Plaosan temple.

Last Tuesday, my dughter and me visited Prambanan and Plaosan temples in Yogyakarta.

Candi Plaosan is about 1 km east of Prambanan, consist of two large rectangular temples which originally are bounded by a multitude of little shrines and stupas. the restored temples of Plaosan contain a number of beautiful small Buddhas and bodhisatvas.

Prambanan and Plaosan [5]

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One side of Plaosan temple.

Last Tuesday, my dughter and me visited Prambanan and Plaosan temples in Yogyakarta.

Candi Plaosan is about 1 km east of Prambanan, consist of two large rectangular temples which originally are bounded by a multitude of little shrines and stupas. the restored temples of Plaosan contain a number of beautiful small Buddhas and bodhisatvas.

Prambanan and Plaosan [6]

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One of two main temples in Plaosan.

Last Tuesday, my dughter and me visited Prambanan and Plaosan temples in Yogyakarta.

Candi Plaosan is about 1 km east of Prambanan, consist of two large rectangular temples which originally are bounded by a multitude of little shrines and stupas. the restored temples of Plaosan contain a number of beautiful small Buddhas and bodhisatvas.

Grebeg Maulud procession _1

 

January 114, 2014 people have been congregating in front of Pagelaran Keraton Yogyakarta, filling in Alun-Alun Lor (the north square) and Masjid Agung awaitng for the Grebeg Maulud procession.

At 10 a.m. the Grebeg Maulud procession began when Keraton Yogyakarta  guard units (perajurit Keraton)marched out of the Keraton Yogyakarta, passed through the Siti Hinggil and Pagelaran onto the Alun-Alun Lor, then turned west to enter the Masjid Agung.

The Gunungan, a food offerings in the shape of mountains symbolizing male and female fertility (lingga and yoni), were brought  from the Keraton to the Masjid Agung right behind the Perajurit Keraton’s (Keraton guard units) march.

Grebeg Maulud procession _2

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January 114, 2014 people have been congregating in front of Pagelaran Keraton Yogyakarta, filling in Alun-Alun Lor (the north square) and Masjid Agung awaitng for the Grebeg Maulud procession.

At 10 a.m. the Grebeg Maulud procession began when Keraton Yogyakarta  guard units (perajurit Keraton)marched out of the Keraton Yogyakarta, passed through the Siti Hinggil and Pagelaran onto the Alun-Alun Lor, then turned west to enter the Masjid Agung.