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Sekaten Ceremony, Pick Your Own Blessing!

[4 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,024 views]

Sekaten ceremony (derived from Arabic word ‘Syahadatain‘) is an event to remember Prophet Muhammad’s birthday held on the 5th of each month Mulud in Java calendar (Rabiul Awal of the Islamic year) in the plaza north of Yogyakarta (and also in the Surakarta square town simultaneously). This ceremony was …

Borobudur, World’s Largest Buddhist Temple

[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,000 views]

Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the 9th century measuring 123 x 123 meters. Borobudur was completed centuries before Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
The name means “temple in the hills“, which comes from the word “bara“(temple or monastery) and “beduhur” (hills or high ground) in Sanskrit. Therefore, in accordance with …

Parangtritis, Simply Awesome

[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 894 views]

Parangtritis is a beautiful beach that was so beautiful where the hills of sand and rock meet. This is a beach where you can enjoy the beauty with your family or spouse, because of the romantic and cool atmosphere. There are lots of entertainment you can enjoy, like swimming alongside …

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