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Sambisari Temple

Sambisari temple is a Hindu temple (Shiva) built in the 9th century in the reign of Rakai Garung at the time of the ancient kingdom of Mataram. This temple is located approximately 12 miles east of the city of Yogyakarta - Indonesia, approximately 4 miles before the Prambanan temple complex, and precisely this temple in the village Sambisari, Village Purwomartani, Kalasan district, Sleman regency.

This temple was discovered in 1966 by a farmer in the village of Sambisari who immortalized the name of the temple, and restored in 1986 by the Department of Antiquities. And in 1976 discovered gold inscription under one extolled in the main temple. The inscription is a 2 x 1 cm that reads om siwasthana meaning 'respect, home to the god Shiva'. In the courtyard of the temple also found a bronze statue measuring 29 cm high and 12 cm wide. This statue is a statue that is one of the bodhisattva Vajrapani.

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