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Barong Temple – Places of worship Dewi Sri, the goddess of fertilityThis temple gets the name ‘barong’ for having ornate “kala” and “makara” on each temple niches, like most temples in Java, which is similar to the barong. This temple complex is located on the ground 3 terraces with some of the temple on every porch. On the highest terrace there are two temples for the worship of Dewa Wisnu (Lord Vishnu) and Dewi Sri (Goddess Sri). Each of these temples has a size of approximately 8 x 8 meters with a height of 9 meters. Religious background of this temple is known statue of the findings identified as Dewi Sri, the wife of Dewa Wisnu, who is the goddess of fertility, the ornate winged shells (sankha) which is one of the symbols (laksana) the Dewa Wisnu, and the top of the building (kemuncak) shaped gems (ratna).http://jogjaholidays.blogspot.in/2013/05/barong-temple-places-of-worship-dewi.html

Place Categories: Hindu TemplesPlace Tags: Devi Sri

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