Linga Yoni Site

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Yoni Linga site is located on Jl. Block Mount Kabuyutan which are included in the Block adinistratif Wangkelang Sindanglengo Village, South Sukamaju, District Indihiang. The site is located in an area which is used as the undulating plantation area is located about 8 miles from downtown Tasikmalaya. Its location close to major road / highway so is within easy reach. Astronomically located at coordinates: UTM 49: 0819390 and 9192758.
Linga and Yoni is an object of cultural relics of classical Hindu-Buddhist period, as a symbol of fertility of the embodiment of Siva and Durga is connected with the cult of Mother Goddess. The gods in the Hindu religion, especially the supreme gods who are described as having the power to do "tasks" should be. This power is called Sakti and is often manifested as a goddess pair gods. In Waisnava flow, Vishnu Shakti manifested as Laksmi. In Saiwa flow, called the Goddess Shakti of Shiva. According to some book of the Puranas, Shiva Shakti or Goddess has two aspects of the saint or saumnya (quiet) and aspects kroda or raudra (awesome). Mother Goddess cult becomes an important part in the agrarian culture around 5000-4000 years BC. It arises from awe and incomprehension going natural processes, such as birth. At this time the public thinks Mother Goddess as the personification of the land that gave birth to plants that man needs. Then made the statues of women in the squatting position in a small size made of clay and limestone. At this time the Mother Goddess was worshiped along male partners, because in principle it is in the process of birth can not be ignored. The symbol of Mother Goddess and her partner of the female genitals and male genitals.
Yoni Linga is located on the hilltop of Mount Kabuyutan. This site occupies an area of ​​52.5 m². Pesawahan around him according to the story is that in the lake called Situ Wangkelang by local residents. This place is estimated as a place of worship in the classical Hindu-Buddhist. The remains at this site as follows: 1. Linga and Yoni; 2. Features. The position of Linga and Yoni are now shifted about 145 cm from its original place. This shift occurred as a result dropped to the Linga-Yoni Ciloseh River, then the locals put it back to the top of the hill, but not exactly in its original place. Measuring the overall height of 82 cm, whereas separately are: a. Linga made of andesite stone with a height of 45 cm. The top was cylindrical with a diameter of 19 cm, the middle octagonal, and the bottom is a square with size 18 cm x 18 cm; b. Yoni made of solid rock with a high of 60 cm. The top of the irregularly shaped holder with a depth of 21 cm tall Linga. In the center there is a geometric decoration and berpelipit. The lower part is the legs are relatively intact berpelipit and rectangular, with a large size at the bottom about 55 cm x 50 cm. Features have been a building enshrinement, but are no longer intact, which seemed only the composition of some rocks on the east and south with a terrace as high as 50 cm.
Location: Jl. Block Mount Kabuyutan, Block Wangkelang Sindanglengo Village, South Sukamaju, District Indihiang, Tasikmalaya
Directions: About 8 miles from downtown Tasikmalaya
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