The Splendor Of Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world. Built in the 8th century, Borobudur Temple was forgotten because it was buried by volcanic ash due to the eruption of Mount Merapi. However, in the end the colossal temple built in the House of Syailendra was re-discovered and by Sir Thomas Raffles during colonialism and boasting again in 1835.
It is said that the discovery of the Borobudur Temple shocked the world, which then until the independence period, Borobudur received a lot of world attention including by UNESCO which was then registered as a world heritage site. As a result, not a few renovations were carried out at foreign costs.
The magnificent Borobudur Temple takes inspiration from the Mandala style which is a symbol of the universe according to Buddhism. The description of Borobudur Temple is like a square structure with four entrances on all four sides, and the circle in the middle gives a picture of the universe. The description of the Borobudur Temple symbolizes the natural world of nirvana as its center and three outer parts which symbolize the natural world. The three worldly realms are Kamadathu, Rupadathu and the deepest is Arupadathu.
Based on the Borobudur Temple description in the Kamadathu area, there are 160 reliefs describing the Karmawibhangga Sutra which is the law of cause and effect. In this relief depicts the natural world with all the qualities and passions of humans which describe robbing, raping, killing, torture and others.
At the next level, namely Rupadhatu there are 328 Buddha statues with relief decorations, there are also Sanskrit manuscripts consisting of 1300 reliefs. In the relief is told Gandhawayuha, Lalitawistara, Jataka and Awadana. Everything that stretches along 2.5 KM in 1212 panels.
In the level of Rupadhatu which is in the description of Borobudur Temple, it tells about the nature of human transition that frees humans from worldly affairs. And the last one, Arupadhatu, is a symbol of the rise of the world. Here describes the highest realm that is God's residence.
No decoration or relief will be found here, the article shows the perfection and purity. There is a statue of Buddha overlooking the temple and 72 stupas in total. The mystery is in the stupa at the highest level where the stupa is empty.
Some said that if the stupa was indeed empty there were also said to be empty because it was stolen. Until now not yet known about the facts. However, there is evidence that there is theft in Borobudur, so it is not surprising that many suspect a vacancy.

Well that's some about the description of the Borobudur Temple that you can understand. Don't forget when visiting Borobudur Temple you should rent a guide. Renting the services of this Guide is indeed not mandatory, because indeed there may be those of you who already understand the ins and outs of this Borobudur Temple. If not, then the assistance services from the Guide can provide a description of the Borobudur Temple starting from the history of its construction, the philosophical meaning of each building. Are you interested to witness the splendor of the Borobudur Temple yourself?


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