Did you know, there are 5 biggest temples in Indonesia


In a matter of days, Buddhists in Indonesia will celebrate Vesak Day. Come on, know that there are 5 largest temples in Indonesia that can be visited.

Buddhists in Indonesia will celebrate Vesak Day on May 16, 2022. Vesak Day is a day for Buddhists to commemorate three sacred events (tri-holy) that occurred to Gautama Buddha, namely birth, complete enlightenment, and death (death).

Vesak Day is synonymous with holding a lantern festival at Buddhist temples.

Pegipegi also summarizes the five largest temples in Indonesia for you.

1. Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya, Medan

Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya (Pegipegi doc)

Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya is one of the largest temples in Indonesia, located in Medan. This temple is located in the Cemara Asri housing complex, Jalan Boulevard Utara No. 95-5, Medan, North Sumatra.

Maha Vihara Adhi Maitreya is divided into three main buildings, namely Sakyamuni Buddha, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, and Satyakalama Bodhisattva. The unique architecture of the temple makes it seem as if you are not in Indonesia but rather like the Bamboo Curtain Country, China.

2. Lumbini Natural Park Pagoda, Karo

Lumbini Natural Park Pagoda has a very beautiful architecture like in Thailand or Myanmar. This replica of the Shwedagon Pagoda or the Golden Dagon Pagoda is located in Tongkoh Village, Berastagi, Karo, North Sumatra. This pagoda has a golden color that makes it look majestic even from a distance.

3. Vihara Padepokan Dhammadipa Arama, Batu

Padepokan Dhammadipa Arama Vihara is the oldest and largest temple in Batu City. This temple is located on 5 hectares of land located in the highlands. This makes the Vihara Padepokan Dhammadipa Arama have a cool, comfortable, and calming feel to worship.

This monastery is located in Ngandat Hamlet, Mojorejo Village, Junrejo District, Batu City, East Java.

4. Maha Vihara Mojopahit, Mojokerto

The biggest temple in IndonesiaMaha Vihara Mojopahit (Dock Pegipegi)

Maha Vihara Mojopahit is known as the temple which has the third largest reclining Buddha statue in Asia. This temple is located in Bejijong Village, Trowulan District, Mojokerto Regency, East Java Province.

Maha Vihara Mojopahit was built on an area of ​​20,000 square meters with the main building in Javanese architectural style and a joglo roof.

5. Vihara Buddha Dharma & 8 Pho Sat, Bogor

This Buddhist Dharma & 8 Pho Sat Vihara has a statue of the Sleeping Buddha or what is known as the Sleeping Buddha with a length of 18 meters and a height of 3.75 meters. This temple is located in Kampung Jati, Jalan Raya Parung, Tonjong Halang, Tonjong, Tajur Halang District, Bogor Regency, West Java.

Vihara Buddha Dharma & 8 Pho Sat also has 2,800 Buddha statues in four storefronts.

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