Pencak Silat (Indonesian Martial Art)

Pencak silat (Indonesian pronunciation: [ˈpɛntʃaʔ ˈsilat]; sometimes spelled penchak silat or pentjak silat in Western writings) is an umbrella term for themartial arts of Indonesia. The leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia is IPSI (Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia, meaning Pencak Silat Association of Indonesia). The liaison body for international pencak silat is the International…

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The Prambanan temple

Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrang is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Central Java, Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple compound is located approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) northeast of the city of Yogyakarta on the boundary between…

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Borobudur Temple

UNESCO World Heritage Site Borobudur Temple Borobudur, or Barabudur, is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The monument consists of six square platforms topped by three circular platforms and is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. A main dome, located at the center of the top platform, is surrounded…

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Tari Saman (Saman Dance)

Tari Saman (Saman Dance) Saman dance is a dance Gayo usually displayed to celebrate important events in the customs. Poetry in language use Gayo saman dance. In addition, this dance is usually displayed to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. In some literature mentions saman dance in Aceh was founded and developed by Sheikh Saman, a…

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