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Kalasan Temple

Kalasan temple was found in Kalibening village, Sleman, around 16 km east a part of Yogyakarta. Te temple inscription mentions that the temple is additionally called Kalibening temple, pertaining to the place wherever the temple is settled. Another temple referred to as frock temple is settled shortly from Kalasan temple. each of the temples have similarities in magnificence of the building and also the swish carvings. Alternative distinctive characteristics found solely within the 2 temples are the presence of Vajralepa to coat the sculptures and reliefs on the outer facet of the wall.

The temple was designed by a king or one who has authority over a selected space with numerous functions like a attend place, a spiritual teaching, monastery, and administration centre. The outline of the temple is declared within the Kalasan inscription, written within the year of 778 AD. The Kalasan inscription is written in Sanskrit language and Pranagari letter. The inscription describes that religious counselors of Syailendra family line had suggested King Tejapurnapana Panangkarana to create a frightened building to the worship of Dewi town and a cloister for Buddhist monks. The king Balitung inscription (907 AD), Tejapurna Panangkarana refers to Rakai Panangkaran, the son of king Sanjaya from Hindu Mataram kingdom.

Rakai Panangkaran was the second king of Hindu Mataram kingdom. The king from Sanjaya family line, a friend of Hinduism and worship Shiva, was dominated the northern region of Central Java in year between 750 and 850 AD. It's treated by the characteristics of the temple round the district. The Syailendra family line, a friend of Buddhism’s sect, Mahayana and Tantryan was dominated southern district. The separation of the dominion was influenced to the characteristics of the temple that in-built every district. each of dynasties finally were unified by the wedding of Rakai Pikatan Pikatan (838-851 AD) to Pramodawardhani, the son of king Samarattungga from Syailendra family

To build a frightened building to the worship of Dewi town and a cloister for Buddhist monk, Rakai Panangkaran United Nations agency is Hinduism was granted Kalasan village to Buddhism. It is calculable that the building of temple attributable to the presence of place within the temple wherever a sculpture of Dewi town accustomed be placed. The cloister for Buddhist monk is frock temple, situated shortly from Kalasan temple.