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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

History of Wonosobo Dieng temple



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History of Wonosobo Dieng temple , a temple complex located in a very broad plateau named Dieng . Dieng plateau itself is actually a very active volcanic plains wide , and can be regarded as a giant volcano . Some people call this place the Dieng Plateau , there is also a mention of Mount Dieng .

Dieng plateau sifting around Wonosobo and Banjarnegara district , and is located to the west of Mount Sindoro and Sumbing . Dieng is located at an altitude of about 2,000 meters above sea level . As an active volcanic mountain , plateau also has some that are still very active craters scattered in several places with a considerable distance apart .

Position is high enough to make the air temperature in this region is very cold for Indonesian people . In the daytime air temperature in the range of 15 ° -20 ° Celsius and 10 ° Celsius at night . Whereas in certain months the temperature can reach 0 ° Celsius .

Wonosobo Dieng Temple History - Discovery Dieng temple

Dieng temple is a Hindu temple complex . Early discovery of Wonosobo Dieng temple complex occurred in about the year 1814. Begins when a British soldier who at the time was intended traveled in the Dieng plateau . Inadvertently he saw some of the top of the temple which is submerged in the puddle of water .

Then finally in 1856 dimualilah draining and dredging efforts around the temple complex area . This effort is led by a Dutchman named Van Kinsbergen . And started from there and found some of the temple tersebat in some place not too far away . This process is then followed by the process of recording and image capture in 1864 .

Wonosobo Dieng temple history

Dieng temple 's history up to the present is not so clear , since no written evidence that mentions about when exactly the Dieng temple was built . Only an inscription found in the region , which has a rate of 808 AD .

There are some experts who say that the Dieng temple complex built about a century 8-9 AD on the orders of the king during the Sanjaya dynasty . However, according to research further , Dieng temple complex have been built through 2 stages of development . The first phase is expected to start by the end of the 7th century and ended in the early 8th century . While the construction of the second phase took place in the mid 8th century until about the year 780 AD .

Wonosobo Dieng Temple History - Temple complex Dieng

Wonosobo Dieng temple itself is a temple complex . This means that not only consists of one building of the temple , but rather consists of many clusters of temples scattered in multiple locations rather far apart . Wonosobo Dieng temple complex as a whole occupies an area of ​​1.9 x 0.8 square kilometers .

The temple complex consists of three groups of clusters of temples and 1 individual temple . Interestingly all these temples groups named after characters in the book puppet like the Mahabharata which Ghatotkacha Temple Complex , Arjuna Temple complex , Temple Complex Dwarawati , and another is that the Milky temple is not a temple group ( stand alone ) .

Wonosobo Dieng Temple History - Temple Complex Arjuna

Arjuna temple complex is one of the temple complex in Wonosobo Dieng temple . Arjuna temple complex consists of five temples namely Candi Arjuna , Semar Temple , Temple Puntadewa , Sembadra Temple , Temple Heroine .


1 . Arjuna Temple
Arjuna temple is the main temple in this temple group . Arjuna temple square shape measuring about 4 m2 . Arjuna temple located in the most southern and western facing characterized by the stairs on the west side of the temple . Agency Arjuna temple located on a 1 meter tall platform .



2 . Semar Temple

Semar temple is the only temple in this complex is not located in the same row with the other temples . Semar temple is located right in front of Arjuna temple , and its position facing each other . Semar temple is rectangular and has a smaller size than Arjuna Temple . In Semar temple there is only an empty room with walls adorned with small windows .

3 .  Srikandi temple
Srikandi
temple located just north temple Arjuna . Srikandi Temple cuboid outer wall decorated with reliefs of Lord Vishnu in the north , the south wall Brahma and Lord Shiva in the east wall .



4 .  Sembadra temple

Sembadra temple located in the northern temple Heroine . The shape of the cube in the roof and shapes like polygons on the body .



5 .  Puntadewa temple

Puntadewa temple is located at the northern end of the row of this temple . Temple Puntadewa look slim and tall because it stands on 2.5 -meter tall platform . The temple has a narrow empty space in it .



TEMPLE DIENG , CHRONOLOGY AND DESCRIPTION

Talks about the temples in Dieng has been discussed by NJKrom in his book Inleiding tot de Hindoe - Javaansche Kunst ( 1923) , 3 vols , EBVogler in De Monsterkop in de Hindoe - Javaansche Bouwkunst (1949 ) , who discuss the chronology of temple temples of Central Java by Kala - makaranya ornament , then Soetjipto Wirjosuparto discuss Dieng temple in his essay entitled the History of Ancient Buildings Dieng ( 1957 ) .

According Soetjipto Wirjosuparto , Dieng complex was first visited in 1814 by HCCornelius , and according to the report , the Dieng plateau is still a lake and in between there are temples submerged in water . New 1856 J.van Kinsbergen make pictures Dieng temples , the water flowed so plains become dry .

EBVogler split chronologically temples in Central Java , based on the characteristics of Kala - makara ornament . He made ​​pembabakan temples as follows :

Old Art Building in Central Java , but has been lost because it is made daribenda - perishable items
Sanjaya art building period ( mid- seventh century - mid eighth century ) , Although there is no bekas2nya , Vogler determines that the building 's future berakarkan Sanjaya art building Pallwa South India . Art building called building Dieng inijuga Kuna .
Sailendra art building ( the mid - eighth century mid IX century ) , is a blend of art elements Dieng Kuna and North India . Sailendra art building can be divided into two streams , namely :
New art building Dieng , who will continue their arts buildings Dieng Kuna . An example is bangunan2 in Dieng
Java Sailendra - art building that berakarkan North Indian art building , an example is in the area of ​​South Kedu candi2 and around Prambanan , the temple Kalasan , Sari , Lumbung , Sewu , Borobudur , Mendut , Pawon
Arts Unity building , ( the mid - ninth century about 927 years ) . So-called " unity " because Sanjayawamsa been united with Sailendrawamsa through marriage . There is mixing with the art style of building in East Java and the art style of the building from outside Java . Including this group is Puntadewa temples in Dieng , candi2 Gedongsanga , Plaosan , Sojiwan and Lara Jonggrang .
Central Java art building late ( ( 500-928 ) , which mimics the art of building temples Sembadra temple , temple Heroine , Temple Mount Wukir .
Pembabakan temples by the Vogler , followed by Soetjipto Wirjosuparto grouping temples in Dieng , the book mentioned above .

As noted earlier , the temples at Dieng now there are eight pieces , although there is a possibility of the temple was once the amount is more than eight . Four temples line the north , namely Arjuna temple , temple Heroine , Cabdi Puntadewa and Sembodro temple , facing west. Faced with Arjuna temple there Semar temple , which serves as an ancillary temple , facing east . Meanwhile there is an opinion that the temple was located in front of the ancillary temples Heroine , Puntadewa and Sembodro , but now it is not left . This is the fifth temple of the group , because there are remnants of a fence surrounding .

history of the Wonosobo city




History of the town of Wonosobo closely associated with the development of Islamic Mataram power in the seventeenth century , or about the 1600s . Wonosobo when it was still a stretch of wilderness areas . Then at one point came three each rover named Kyai Walik , Kyai Kolodete , and Kyai Karim .

Those with relatives began pioneering a settlement in Wonosobo . They memulaimembuka forest and turn it into a residential and agricultural land as a source of their livelihood .

In the third trip Kyai live different place , Kyai Kolodete settle in the Dieng Plateau , Kyai Walik settled in the area around the town of Wonosobo , he was called as a character designer Karim Kyai city while living in the area Kalibeber . Of the three founding fathers of Wonosobo City , said Kyai Walik is a most prominent scholars close to the heart of the people, a populist leader figure .

After the Kyai occupy the new residence then start the new developments . The settlers more and more and more terkenallah Wonosobo .

While the origin of the name of Wonosobo very close relation to the number of entrants . Wonosobo etymologically derived from two words namely " Wono " which berartihutan and " Sobo " meaning to visit . So says Wonosobo roughly means " forest areas which are visited "
( Based on Folklore ) . DI became known several prominent authorities such as Hero Member Wonosobo Wonosobo Kartowaseso as ruler of the central authority in Selomanik . Also known as a character named Hero Member Wiroduta Wonosobo central ruling power in Pecekelan - Kalilusi , which subsequently transferred to Ledok - Wonosobo or Plobangan today. One grandchild Kyai Karim also known as one of the rulers of Wonosobo " i Singowedono " which has been awarded a place in the palace Selomerto of Mataram and was appointed ruler of this area its name changed to Tumenggung Jogonegoro . At this time the center of power moved to Selomerto . Hero Member dies after Jogonegoro Pakuncen buried in the village . In wartime Diponegoro (1825 - 1930) , Wonosobo is one of the Diponegoro supporter base defense forces .
Some important figures who support the struggle of Diponegoro is Imam Musbch or later known as Hero Member Kertosinuwun , Mas village chief or Tumenggung Mangkunegaran , Elephant Permodo and Kyai Muhammad Ngarpah . In a battle against the Dutch , Kyai Muhammad Ngarpah managed to obtain the first victory . The success of the Prince Diponegoro gave the name to Kyai Muhammad Ngarpah as Tumenggung Seconegoro . Furthermore Seconegoro Hero Member appointed by the ruler Ledok Tumenggung SECONEGORO glass . The existence of power Seconegoro Ledok area can be further examined from a variety of sources including the Dutch report published after the war Diponegoro completed . Regent Seconegoro is the center of power moved to the area from the town of Wonosobo Selomerto today.

Потягніть Forces Command НАТО Росію від України





Делегація Російської військова вантажівка далі виходить на Сімферопольському Севастополя в злочинності , України ( 1 /3). Український уряд називаючи дії Росії як акт вторгнення в Криму , який може збільшити напруженість у відносинах між Сходом і Заходом.



TEMPO.CO , Київ - Відправка військ до Криму по Росії , Україні , викликало критику від Організації Північноатлантичного договору ( НАТО). Генсек НАТО Андерс Фог Расмуссен закликав Росію вивести свої війська.

"Ми закликаємо Росію знизити напруженість і негайно вивести війська з Криму " , сказав він , як цитує BBC на понеділок , 3 березня 2014 року. За його словами , Росія повинна також утримуватися від будь-якого втручання в іншому місці в Україні .

Сотні російських військ оточили столицю Крим , Сімферополь. Цей крок є останнім військові маневри після підтримки Росії Президент України Віктор Янукович , був відсторонений від посади. Якщо Путін наказав військові дії , російсько-український війна майже напевно відбудеться.

Водночас , група озброєних людей взяли під свій контроль двох аеропортів Сімферополя і Криму парламенту. Вони також купувати російський прапор на вершині будівлі парламенту. Жителі Криму в основному з етнічних росіян . З 46 мільйонів жителів України , 77 відсотків етнічних українців і 17 відсотків етнічних росіян, решта Білорусь .


Події в Україні як і раніше жарко після демонстранти вдалося змусити парламент оголосити імпічмент президенту Віктору Януковичу на Суботу , 22 Лютого 2014 року. Янукович тоді бігли в основному етнічних регіонах Росії , і в минулий четвер повідомляється , знайшли притулок в Москві.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

sejarah tari topeng orang





Tari topeng adalah salah satu tarian tradisional yang ada di Cirebon. Tari ini dinamakan tari topeng karena 
ketika beraksi sang penari memakai topeng. Konon pada awalnya, Tari Topeng diciptakan oleh sultan Cirebon yang cukup terkenal, yaitu Sunan Gunung Jati. Ketika Sunan Gunung Jati berkuasa di Cirebon, terjadilah serangan oleh Pangeran Welang dari Karawang. Pangeran ini sangat sakti karena memiliki pedang yang diberi nama Curug Sewu. Melihat kesaktian sang pangeran tersebut, Sunan Gunung Jati tidak bisa menandinginya walaupun telah dibantu oleh Sunan Kalijaga dan Pangeran Cakrabuana. Akhirnya sultan Cirebon memutuskan untuk melawan kesaktian Pangeran Welang itu dengan cara diplomasi kesenian.
Berawal dari keputusan itulah kemudian terbentuk kelompok tari, dengan Nyi Mas Gandasari sebagai penarinya. Setelah kesenian itu terkenal, akhirnya Pangeran Welang jatuh cinta pada penari itu, dan menyerahkan pedang Curug Sewu itu sebagai pertanda cintanya. Bersamaan dengan penyerahan pedang itulah, akhirnya Pangeran Welang kehilangan kesaktiannya dan kemudian menyerah pada Sunan Gunung Jati. Pangeran itupun berjanji akan menjadi pengikut setia Sunan Gunung Jati yang ditandai dengan bergantinya nama Pangeran Welang menjadi Pangeran Graksan. Seiring dengan berjalannya waktu, tarian inipun kemudian lebih dikenal dengan nama Tari Topeng dan masih berkembang hingga sekarang.
Dalam tarian ini biasanya sang penari berganti topeng hingga tiga kali secara simultan, yaitu topeng warna putih, kemudian biru dan ditutup dengan topeng warna merah. Uniknya, tiap warna topeng yang dikenakan, gamelan yang ditabuh pun semakin keras sebagai perlambang dari karakter tokoh yang diperankan. Tarian ini diawali dengan formasi membungkuk, formasi ini melambangkan penghormatan kepada penonton dan sekaligus pertanda bahwa tarian akan dimulai. Setelah itu, kaki para penari digerakkan melangkah maju-mundur yang diiringi dengan rentangan tangan dan senyuman kepada para penontonnya. Gerakan ini kemudian dilanjutkan dengan membelakangi penonton dengan menggoyangkan pinggulnya sambil memakai topeng berwarna putih, topeng ini menyimbolkan bahwa pertunjukan pendahuluan sudah dimulai. Setelah berputar-putar menggerakkan tubuhnya, kemudian para penari itu berbalik arah membelakangi para penonton sambil mengganti topeng yang berwarna putih itu dengan topeng berwarna biru. Proses serupa juga dilakukan ketika penari berganti topeng yang berwarna merah. Uniknya, seiring dengan pergantian topeng itu, alunan musik yang mengiringinya maupun gerakan sang penari juga semakin keras. Puncak alunan musik paling keras terjadi ketika topeng warna merah dipakai para penari.
Seperti yang saya sebutkan diatas, masing-masing warna topeng yang dikenakan mewakili karakter tokoh yang dimainkan, sebut saja misalnya warna putih. Warna ini melambangkan tokoh yang punya karakter lembut dan alim. Sedangkan topeng warna biru, warna itu menggambarkan karakter sang ratu yang lincah dan anggun. Kemudian yang terakhir, warna merah menggambarkan karakter yang berangasan (tempramental) dan tidak sabaran. Dan busana yang dikenakan penari sendiri adalah biasanya selalu memiliki unsur warna kuning, hijau dan merah yang terdiri dari toka-toka, apok, kebaya, sinjang, dan ampreng.
Jika anda berminat untuk menyaksikan tarian yang dimainkan oleh satu atau beberapa orang penari cantik, seorang sinden, dan sepuluh orang laki-laki yang memainkan alat musik pengiring, di antaranya rebab, kecrek, kulanter, ketuk, gendang, gong, dan bendhe ini, silahkan datang saja ke Cirebon. Tarian ini biasanya akan dipentaskan ketika ada acara-acara kepemerintahan, hajatan sunatan, perkawinan maupun acara-acara rakyat lainnya.

Mengenal Sejarah Samurai Jepang





Hari ini aku pengen banget bahas tentang apa si Samurai? Gimana sih kerennya Samurai. yaah silahkan dibaca.

kalo menurut Wikipedia Samurai ( atau ?) adalah istilah untuk perwira militer kelas elit sebelum zaman industrialisasi di Jepang. Kata "samurai" berasal dari kata kerja "samorau" asal bahasa Jepang kuno, berubah menjadi "saburau" yang berarti "melayani", dan akhirnya menjadi "samurai" yang bekerja sebagai pelayan bagi sang majikan.
Istilah yang lebih tepat adalah bushi (武士) (harafiah: "orang bersenjata") yang digunakan semasa zaman Edo. Bagaimanapun, istilah samurai digunakan untuk prajurit elit dari kalangan bangsawan, dan bukan contohnya, ashigaru atau tentara berjalan kaki. Samurai yang tidak terikat dengan klan atau bekerja untuk majikan (daimyo) disebut ronin (harafiah: "orang ombak"). Samurai yang bertugas di wilayah han disebut hanshi.
Samurai harus sopan dan terpelajar, dan semasa Keshogunan Tokugawa berangsur-angsur kehilangan fungsi ketentaraan mereka. Pada akhir era Tokugawa, samurai secara umumnya adalah kakitangan umum bagi daimyo, dengan pedang mereka hanya untuk tujuan istiadat. Dengan reformasi Meiji pada akhir abad ke-19, samurai dihapuskan sebagai kelas berbeda dan digantikan dengan tentara nasional menyerupai negara Barat. Bagaimanapun juga, sifat samurai yang ketat yang dikenal sebagai bushido masih tetap ada dalam masyarakat Jepang masa kini, sebagaimana aspek cara hidup mereka yang lain.



yang aku tau tentang cerita dari Junna-san cewe pertukaran mahasiswa asing di FIB UNDIP. Dia cerita kalo penggambaran samurai itu sudah cukup jelas di film The Last Samurai. dah pernah nonton belum? bagus lho! hehe
Pada masa Edo, warga/masayarakat jepang sudah menerapkan kasta-kasta. Urutan kasta pada masa Edo adalah samurai, petani, tukang, dan pedagang, yang dalam ringkasan berbahasa Jepang dikenal sebagai shi nou kou shou, yaitu shi dari kata bushi (samurai), nou dari kata noumin (petani), kou dari kata kounin atau shokunin dan terakhir shou dari kata shounin (pedagang).Petani menempati urutan kelas dua setelah para samurai, karena pada masa Edo, beras adalah makanan vital yang dengannya para petani menjadi orang kaya dibandingkan kasta lain. Semua kasta tergantung kepada mereka dengan produksi berasnya. Mereka dihargai para daimyo dan samurai karena produksi berasnya.



Di jepang para samurai bisa disebut juga sebagai Pahlawannya. Tapi perlu temen-temen tahu, kalo Bushi di Jepang sekarang sudah ga ada.

Samurai identik banget sama Harakiri. Junna-san temen aku juga ngeri denger kata ini.
Harakiri bagi Para Samurai itu adalah Bunuh diri dengan cara menusuk dada atau perutnya lalu pedanngya di puter, trus pedangnya diarahin kebawah, kanan dan atas lagi, sampe usus keluar dan isi-isinya. hmm ngeri juga ya?
tau ga kenapa orang-orang samurai ini berani gini? Para Samurai itu sangat mengabdi pada budaya dan negaranya, apabila mereka kalah, mereka siap mati. daripada hidup menanggung malu, lebih baik mati untuk negaranya, daripada hidup diselimuti rasa malu. Pemimin yang gagal dia juga bersedia di penggal kepalanya oleh orang yang dia pilih. Dan orang yang dipilih itu adalah suatu kehormatan, karena dipilih untuk memenggal kepala sang samurai itu.





MacDonald House bombing

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Newspaper The Straits Times reported that the bombing incident
MacDonald House bombing occurred on March 10, 1965 in Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank building ( known as the MacDonald House ) located at Orchard Road , Singapore . The time bomb installed by two people in Indonesia who are members of the Corps Command Operations , Aaron Hj Mohd Said and Usman Ali at the time of the confrontation . Three people died and at least 33 people harmed .
Since 1963 , the Indonesian government has opposed the unification of Malaysia . Singapore said that the Indonesian government then sends those aimed at sabotaging the situation in Singapore and Malaysia to exploit racial differences in the two countries as well as damaging the vital installations . According to him , the people that post then detonated explosives in public places to create tension and panic . MacDonald House bombing is bombing the most serious of all the bombings that took place in Singapore . Two of the dead are from ethnic Chinese while the other one is a Malay .
After the incident , the officers of the Department of Homeland Security and the Singapore Police catch Aaron and Usman . Both were hanged in 1968 .



Singapore Ship protest against the Republic of Indonesia ( KRI ) , named Usman Harun , opening our minds who the Usman - Aaron 's . Singapore is so important both to protest ?

Usman , whose full name is Usman bin Janatin H. Ali Hasan . Tawangsari Usman was born in Hamlet , Village Jatisaba , District Purbalingga , Purbalingga , Central Java , on March 18, 1943 . His last rank was Sergeant . He is member of the elite Corps Operations Command ( Marines ) , the forerunner of the Navy Marines ( AL ) .

Aaron , whose real name Tohir bin Said , who later became known Aaron Said . Born on the island of Bawean , Gresik regency , East Java. He was the third son of the father and mother named Mandar Aswiyani . Last rank was Corporal .

In the period 1962-1966 , the Malayan peninsula tensions . There is a desire to unite Malaysia Brunei , Sabah and Sarawak . Under the command of Indonesian President Sukarno refused it .

The Merger is expected to become the Malaysian Federation of Malaysia . Sukarno rejected outright . Due to Sukarno , the way the Federation of Malaysia is a new style of imperialism .

For Sukarno , the Federation of Malaysia like a " puppet of the British " . Also threaten Indonesia because it could be supporting the rebels who was still there in Indonesia .

Digelorakannya Dwikora by Sukarno , start the fight against the Malaysian Federation . Indonesia - Malaysia confrontation heats up . On May 3, 1964 , sent volunteers to these countries .

Harun Hj Mohd Said and Usman Ali who was member of the Marines , was sent to Singapore with a rubber boat . They were asked to sabotage the interests of Singapore .

Working both success. Until March 10, 1965 occurred pengemoban at MacDonald House , which is also the office Hongkong and Shanghai Bank Bank . Its location on Orchard Road . 33 people reportedly seriously injured , three more died .

Singapore detect the culprit . Usman and Aaron tries to get out of Singapore . Tightened vigil in lane exit Singapore . Various methods are used both to come out .

Usman and Aaron had departed leaving Singapore by boat . Unfortunately, in the middle of the journey , the boat's engine died so they are caught .

They were sentenced to death by hanging . Indonesian appeals mentally . So both in 1968 was hanged . Usman and Aaron died at the relatively young age , 25 years .

After the last respects , both bodies were flown to Indonesia to use Air Force aircraft .

Penyambutan jenazah di Jakarta
Mc Donald House

Ratu Boko Palace




Ratu Boko Palace is a magnificent palace complex built in the 8th century . Can be said to be the grandest building in the era it was built by one of the relatives of the founder of Borobudur .

Ratu Boko Palace , Splendor in Peaceful Hill

Ratu Boko Palace is a magnificent building which was built during the reign of Rakai Panangkaran , a descendant of Sailendra dynasty . The palace was originally named Abhayagiri Vihara ( meaning monastery on a peaceful hill ) was built for seclusion and focus on the spiritual life . Being in this palace , you can feel the peace while seeing the sights of Yogyakarta city and Prambanan Temple with the background of Mount Merapi .

The palace is located 196 meters above sea level . 250,000 m2 area of ​​the palace is divided into four , namely central , west , southeast , and east . The middle section consists of the main gate of the building , grounds , Combustion Temple , pond , sacred terrace , and Paseban . Meanwhile , the southeast part includes Hall , Hall - Hall , 3 temples , ponds , and complex for princess . Complex of caves , Buddhist Stupa , and there is a pool in the eastern part . While the western part consists only of the hills .



If you enter from the gate of the palace , you will go directly to the middle . Two high gate will welcome you . The first gate has three entrances while the second has 5 doors . If you are careful , the first gate will be found the word ' Panabwara ' . That word , based on Middle Wanua III inscription , written by Rakai Panabwara , ( descendant of Rakai Panangkaran ) who took over the palace . The purpose of writing his name is to legitimize power , give 'power ' that is more glorious and signaled that the building is the main building .

About 45 feet from the second gate , you will see a temple made ​​of white stones so -called White Stone temple . Not far from there , will find Combustion Temple . The temple is a square ( 26 meters x 26 meters ) and has 2 terraces . As the name implies , the temple used for cremation . In addition to the second temple , a sacred terrace and the pool will be encountered later when you walk approximately 10 meters from the Temple Burning .

The well is full of mystery will be encountered when running to the southeast of Temple Burning . That said , the well was named Amrita Mantana which means holy water given spell . Now , the water is still often used . Local people said , well water it can bring good luck to the wearer . While Hindus use it for Tawur grand ceremony the day before Nyepi . Water use in the ceremony is believed to support the goal , ie to self purify and restore the harmony of the earth and its contents at the beginning . YogYES suggest you visit Prambanan temple the day before Nyepi day to see the ceremony .

Stepping into the eastern part of the palace , you will see two caves , a large pool measuring 20 meters x 50 meters and a Buddhist stupa sits quietly. Two caves were formed from sedimentary rock called breccia Pumis . A cave called Gua Lanang upper while under the so-called Cave Wadon . Just in advance Lanang cave there is a pool and three stupas . According to a research , it is known that the effigy is Aksobya , one of the Buddhist Pantheon .

Although it was founded by a Buddhist, it has Hindu elements . It can be seen with the Linga and Yoni , Ganesha statues , and gold plate that reads " Om Rudra ya namah swaha " as a form of worship of the god Rudra is another name of Lord Shiva . The existence of Hindu elements that prove the existence of religious tolerance that is reflected in architectural works . Indeed , when the Rakai Panangkaran are Buddhists coexisted with the followers of Hinduism .

Few know that this house is witness initial triumph in the land of Sumatra . Balaputradewa had fled to the castle prior to Sumatra when attacked by Rakai Pikatan . Balaputradewa rebelled because they felt as the number two in the Ancient Mataram Kingdom government as a result of the marriage of Rakai Pikatan to Pramudhawardani ( brother Balaputradewa . After he defeated and fled to Sumatra , before he became king in the kingdom of Srivijaya .

As a heritage building , Ratu Boko Palace is unique among other relics . Other buildings are in the form of a temple or shrine , as the name implies it shows characteristics as a residence . It was evident from the presence of a pole building and roof are made ​​of wood , even though we can only see remains of a stone building. The palace , then you will get more, one of them a very beautiful view of the sunset . An American tourist said , " This is the most beautiful sunset on earth . "