Thursday, March 8, 2012

Prambanan Temple

Once, in ancient times there was a great kingdom called Prambanan. Tenteran and its people live in peace. But, what happens then? Prambanan kingdom was attacked and colonized by Pengging country. Prambanan Kingdom of peace be disturbed. The soldiers are not able to deal with attacks Pengging forces. Finally, the kingdom ruled by Pengging Prambanan, and led by Bondowoso. Bondowoso a bossy cruelly. "Anyone who does not obey my orders, be punished severely!", Said Bondowoso on people. Bondowoso is a powerful and troops have jin. Not long in power, Bondowoso liked watching the movements of Loro Jonggrang, daughter of King Prambanan is beautiful. "Beautiful nian princess. I want him to be Permaisuriku, "thought Bondowoso. The next day, close to Loro Jonggrang Bondowoso. "You're so beautiful, would you be Permaisuriku?", Tanya Bondowoso to Loro Jonggrang. Loro Jonggrang flinched, heard the question Bondowoso. "This man was rude, not to know me instantly want to be queen," said Loro Jongrang in the liver. "What should I do?". Loro Jonggrang into confusion. His mind was spinning. If he refuses, then it would upset Bondowoso and endanger his family and the people of Prambanan. Was not possible to say yes, because Loro Jonggrang did not like the Bondowoso. "How, Loro Jonggrang?" Insisted Bondowoso. Loro Jonggrang finally get the idea. "I am willing to be your wife, but there are conditions," he said. "What condition? Want an abundance of wealth? Or a magnificent palace ". "No, my lord, says Loro Jonggrang. I asked for a temple, the amount should be a thousand pieces. "A thousand pieces?" Shouted Bondowoso. "Yes, and the temple was to be finished overnight." Loro Jonggrang Bondowoso staring, her lips quivering with anger. Since then Bondowoso think how to make 1000 temples. Finally he asked his advisors. "I believe my master bias to the temple with the help of Jin!", Said the adviser. "Yes, that's right you have in mind, prepare the equipment I need!" Once the equipment at the ready. Bondowoso standing in front of the altar stone. Her arms stretched out wide. "Forces jin, Help me!" He shouted in a booming voice. Soon, the sky became dark. The wind howled. A moment later, the troops had gathered Bondowoso jin. "What should we do sir?", Asked the leaders of djinn. "Help me build a thousand temples," pleaded Bondowoso. The genie immediately move to and fro, carrying out their respective duties. In a short time the temple was composed of nearly a thousand pieces. Meanwhile, Loro Jonggrang silently watched from a distance. He is worried, knowing Bondowoso genie aided by the troops. "Well, how is this?", Said Loro Jonggrang in the liver. He is looking for resourceful. He sent the royal ladies get together and assigned to collect hay. "Fast burn all the straw that!" Loro Jonggrang command. Most of the other ladies he sent a mortar strike. Dung ... dung ... dung! Radiating red tinge to the sky to the accompaniment of the noise, so much like the breaking dawn. Jin forces thought the dawn was breaking. "Well, the sun will rise!" Said the genie. "We have to go before we singed body of the sun," continued the other genie. The genie was rushed to leave the place. Bondowoso was surprised to see the panic jin forces. The next morning, took Loro Bondowoso Jonggrang to the temple. "The temple has been established that you asked!". Loro Jonggrang immediately calculate the amount of the temple. Apparently there were only 999 pieces!. "There's not one!" Said Loro Jonggrang. "It means the host has failed to qualify my proposed". Bondowoso surprised to learn that deficiency. He became very angry. "No way ...", said Bondowoso staring intently at Loro Jonggrang. "Then you have to complete it!" He said while pointing his finger at Loro Jonggrang. Magic! Loro Jonggrang instantly turned into stone statues. Until now the temples are still there and called Candi Loro Jonggrang. Being situated in the Prambanan, Central Java, Candi Loro Jonggrang known as Prambanan Temple