This beautiful temple ornamented with finely carved relief and coated with "Vajralepa",
a yellowish material made of the sap of certain three. The Vajralepa functioned
as adhesive and as protection against moss and mildew, and refined the carving
as well. This temple is 24 meters high and base built in the form of a Greek Cross.
The temple was built in the honor of the marriage between King Pancapana of the
Sanjaya Dynasty and a Princess of the Cailendra Dynasty, Dyah Pramudya Wardhani.
This Temple was officially built by Rakai Panangkaran from Wanca Sanjaya whose
religion was Hindu.
This temple is the oldest Budhist temple in Yogyakarta and Central Java that
is built in 778 AC as an honor to Dewi Tara.
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Though this temple uses to be the secondary temple in Prambanan area, the beauty
of its ornament is to good to be missed for those who want to experience its beauty.