Ornament At “Utama Mandala†Pura Agung Wira Loka Natha, Cimahi-West Java Spatial Relation Of Ornamentation Applied At The Building In Utama Mandala, Pura Agung Wira Loka Natha, Cimahi- West Java

Febry Maharlika, Arthur S Nalan, Husen Hendryana


Ornament is one of element that can not be separated from the Balinese traditional architecture, especially temples. Than as a means of worship, the temple also contains a spiritual value which contains the teachings of Hinduism implicitly on the ornaments.

This study examines the spatial relation that exist in the ornaments in the temple with the research object on the ornament Pura Agung Wira Loka Natha, Cimahi, West Java. The ornaments which are researched devoted to the ornament applied to pelinggih padmasana buildings and complementary building that falsifies ceremony because these buildings have a symbolic relation related to the procession of praying people centered at padmasana building. Complementary buildings that falsifies ceremonies such as kori agung and aling-aling.

With descriptive analysis method, the existing ornaments on padmasana buildings and complementary building that falsifies ceremony read as visual language that has the space and time dimensions based on symbolic meaning. Thus, the relation of space and time contained in ornament form spatial relation, and become a reading system which after analyzed contains the basic teachings of Hinduism. The result of this research is the discovery of the teachings about the nature of atman (man soul) and the nature of Brahman (God Almighty / Sang Hyang Widi Washa) contained in the ornament is applied to pelinggih buildings and complementary building that falsifies ceremony at Pura Agung Wira Loka Natha.

Keywords: ornament, temple, symbolic, spatial, religious

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