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Muara Jambi Temple

The Muara Jambi Buddhist Temple  (photo: Indonesia.travel)

Muara Jambi Temple

Muaro Jambi Temple, built since the 13th Century, is one of Indonesia’s national cultural heritage sites. The complex of Muaro Jambi temple is one of the largest temple complexes in Indonesia, which was constituted as a legacy during the reign of Srivijaya and the Malay Kingdoms in Jambi. The Muaro Jambi temple area is a Hindu and Buddhist-style temple complex, which can be reached by 20 minutes’ traverse by car from Jambi city.

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Batik Motifs

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

 

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Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of