Retracing Disasters in the Past
Monday, 2 January 2023
The joint Expedition JawaDwipa team had a peek at ancient sites and listened to the oral histories of communities in several East Java locations. The team sought out the trail of disasters from clues in research locales and local community traditions.
SEVERAL visitors to the Jajagho Temple – better known as the Candi Jago – could be seen taking selfies in the temple’s courtyard around noon on Thursday, December 29. Some had climbed further up the temple to look at a number of carvings at the foot of the temple, and in places higher up. At the temple’s base, on the second terrace, the Kunjarakarna carving can be located. “It relates the tales of heaven and hell. I...
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