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Sewu Temple

Sewu temple was found at the north of Prambanan temple and this can be the second largest Buddhist temple advanced in Java. Restoration is professionally current to succeed in its original type. It is a figure, manifesting the universe within the centre temple of Mahadeva, enclosed by 4 rings of 250 smaller temples of Gods. Sewu temple advanced is found in Prambanan temple park space, concerning 800 meters to the north of Rara Jonggrang temple. The actual fact that this temple was designed close to Prambanan temple and it could be a Hindu temple indicated that the Hindus and Buddhists lived in harmony.

The main temple has one main area and four tiny rooms of doorways to the temple. The east door is main door to the most area. That is way, the most temple faces to the east. The structure has 9 roofs, every of them forms a Stupa on the highest. It's believed to be a royal temple and was one among the spiritual activity centre within the past. Supported the inscription dated back to 792 AD, which was found in 1960, the name of the temple advanced was most likely "Manjus rigrha" (the house of Manjusri). Manjusri is one among God in Buddhist teaching.

Sewu Temple was most likely inbuilt the 8 century at the top of Rakai Panangkaran administration. Rakai Panangkaran (746 - 784 AD) was a preferred king from the recent of Mataram kingdom. H.C Cornelius studied the temple first in 1807. Garden State Krom did the primary anthropology study in 1923.