Posts tagged “Candi Borobudur

Reliefs @ Borobudur

There are 1,460 narrative reliefs in Candi Borobudur, which makes it the most complete ‘story telling’ walls about the life of Buddha.

Borobudur reliefs (4)

The story starts from gallery 1 (east gate), and begins with the birth of Buddha; and the story ends at gallery 4 illustrating Buddha giving his first sermon.

Borobudur reliefs (5)



Stupas @ Borobudur

The square-holed stupas are one of the memorable structures at Candi Borobudur.

Borobudur stupas (4)

On the upper platform alone, there were already 72 stupas surrounding one large stupa.

Borobudur stupas (1)

There is a statue of Buddha inside each stupa.

Borobudur stupas (5)