Yogyakarta: Around Borobudur & Mendut | Sekitar Borobudur & Mendut

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People who tries to reach Buddha’s hand to get blessing. Anyway it is forbidden to climb over the candi!!

Candi Borobudur and Candi Mendut have their own appeal. These pictures below are random pictures when visiting both place 2 weeks and I feel bad if not shared them in this blog :)

Candi Borobudur dan Candi Mendut memiliki daya tarik tersendiri. Foto-foto ini di bawah ini adalah gambar acak ketika mengunjungi kedua tempat tersebut 2 minggu yang dan saya merasa buruk jika tidak membaginya dalam blog ini :)

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Yogyakarta: Borobudur Temple | Candi Borobudur

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I never get bored with Yogyakarta visiting Borobudur and Mendut Temple. Great place with great view.

Tidak ada bosan-bosannya ke Yogyakarta tanpa mengunjungi Candi Borobudur dan Candi Mendut. Tempat yang menakjubkan dengan pemandangan yang indah.

Vesakh Day 2013: Borobudur & Mendut

It was big day for all Buddhist people in Magelang and I feel great with all the vibes and mantras but it was also quite disappointing indeed. Borobudur and Mendut Temple as sacred place for Buddhist people were full with 10,000 people at least, adding more environmental and social problem indeed with all travelers which probably 80% were not Buddhist.  Lack of respect for any Buddhist to let them proceeding their religion practices, tons of trashes inside the temple, and ignorant and irresponsible photographers chasing any photos neglecting them own code by tramping over the altar and hitting prayers’ feet!! These all make me angry although I am not a Buddhist!!! It should be a peaceful day for everyone. If Borobudur is closed next year for Vesakh Day 2014, it would be great loss. But it would help people to learn how to respect and behave to other people.

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Light attraction from Borobudur Temple before it starts heavy rain and many people refuge into tent to wait The Lantern Festival which is cancelled this year.

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