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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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Bintik Tujuh

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Daun Sirih

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Gamolan

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Honai

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Alam Pantai

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

Rangkiang

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Tikar Natuna

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Sandeq

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

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Angsa Duo

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Tongkonan

Toraja’s traditional house is called Tongkonan. Tongkonan is a place for

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Tidayu

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

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Desa Na Ualu

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

Lontara

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

Srimanganti

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Gentala Arasy

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Parang Rusak

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ukir Sentani

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Biji Kopi

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Lipaq Sabe

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Prada Papua

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Jumputan Bintang

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Cengkeh

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

Singayaksa

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Kaharingan

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Buketan Bali

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Raja Ampat

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

Samudra

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Sekomandi

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Anggrek Tewu

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

Peresean

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Tangerang Herang

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Tenun Bima

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Manguni Minahasa

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Merak Lasem

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Tabir Tanjung

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

Pisang Bali

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

Rasamala

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