Borobudur


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Bo·ro·bu·dur

 (bôr′ə-bə-do͝or′)
n.
A ruined Buddhist shrine in central Java, Indonesia. Dating probably from the ninth century, the ruins include carved stone blocks illustrating episodes in the life of Buddha.
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Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi was present to officially open the activities of the Indonesia-Philippine Workshop on Islamic Education Cooperation in Banda Room, Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta (14/2).
On the other hand, Yosemite boasts of Borobudur and Tereshkove as its parents.
The visitors will be invited to witness the procession of Ruwat-Rawat Borobudur (traditional maintenance ceremony) which this year will be the 15th edition.
CNN Indonesia reported that Central Java police deployed 700 officers to secure his visit to Borobudur, a Buddhist temple dating from the 8th and 9th centuries.
These destinations are Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Belitung (Babel), Tanjung Lesung (Banten), the Thousand Islands (DKI Jakarta), Borobudur (Central Java), Mount Bromo (East Java), Mandalika Lombok (NTB), Komodo Island (NTT), Wakatobi National Park (Southeast Sulawesi), and Morotai (Maluku Utara).
The imagery contained a selection of the top attractions of the country, including Borobudur Temple, Bali, Komodo, Toba Lake and Raja Ampat.
Indonesian police, meanwhile, have forbidden protesters from staging a rally at the Borobudur Buddhist temple in central Java.
AirAsia's "Think Asean, Think AirAsia" campaign was named Best Asean Marketing and Promotional Campaign at the 30th Aseanta Awards for Excellence held at the Borobudur Hotel in Jakarta last night.
Arguably, the history of these places enriches the cultural and historical awareness of many people: in Asia, the Great Wall and the tomb of China's first emperor, with the terracotta warriors, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and Borobudur in Indonesia; in Europe, the Colosseum and Forum in Italy, Stonehenge in England, Eiffel Tower in France; in the Middle East, Petra in Jordan, Baalbek in Lebanon, the Parthenon in Greece; in South America, Machu Picchu in Peru, Tikal in Mayan Guatemala, Chichen Itza and the Aztec pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico; and many others.
An abbreviated form of the widely used ye dharma mantra was inscribed on these foundational deposits, and was also found on numerous clay stupas excavated near Borobudur.
It rivals Cambodia's Angkor Wat and Borobudur in Indonesia as Southeast Asia's premier archaeological site.
The ceremony, which took place in the Borobudur Hotel, Jakarta, was also attended by executive representatives from CIMB Group, Thomson Reuters, IRTI and CIBAFI and other industry stakeholders in Indonesia.