Months that means mind, it means peace of Water, the symbol of life means lotus blossom.
Borobudur was built by three things: the Moon, Lotus and Lake. Borobudur architects was Gunadharma, building construction Borobudur as the most beautiful in his time, first Borobudur was built in the middle of the lake, the lake is an ancient lake, lake plains around Kedu.
At one point visited by the Master Gunadharma named Arimpala, he expert architect of India. There’s Java Gunadharma young architects to learn about the composition of the rocks. Gunadharma think that nature will unite the mind in the building.
In the age of 42 years, was appointed head of affairs Gunadharma urban royal dynasty that had just won a battle with the ancient Mataram kingdom and build a new town around the Menoreh hill. Gunadharma ordered to build a temple that will be the center of his world.
Royal dynasty of his time holding the right power trade route across the southern coast of Java and Sumatra. Is also the richest empire in the Global South. Royal dynasty even have a trade representative to Greece.
Is a white bowl named Cempalatupa are used as inspiration for the shape of the slope and the stupa Borobudur temple. Gunadharma someday sit on the porch of his house, he saw the white cempalatupa bowl, from which he thought of the month.
“The moon is the enlightened mind” muttered when he saw the shape Cempalatupa Gunadharma. Borobudur Temple is a picture of a lotus blossom. First notch on the hill there is the Palace of the King, his name Bharashmabya, that the Princes dynasty resort purify themselves before entry to Borobudur.
Bharashambya can be seen from the top of Borobudur was bloom like a lotus flower. Every Full Moon meditation perfectly round with education held by more than 10,000 monks, the monks are taught in hundreds of ashrams around Borobudur, one of the famous monk named Dharmakirti, who is a teacher of Atisha, Atisha and is a most sacred in the tradition Tibetan Buddhists in India.
Borobudur development involving thousands of craftsmen and civil engineers from India or from Asia Minor, they came to Java and consolidate build a shrine for Buddhists, as well as humanity in general. Constellation of Borobudur architecture is very balanced, combination of the position of the moon, the position of the morning sun and afternoon sun and the stars. Borobudur is a balance. And the balance is the first step in understanding humanity.
After completion of Borobudur was built into the center of spiritual education exercises, exercise to the point of intersection between human nature and the nature of God.
Borubudur is the only temple in Indonesia even in the world who do not have a main door, usually the temples in Indonesia has a main entrance on the east side of the temple. The absence of the main door is a symbol of enlightenment that God can enter from anywhere.