Gurda Motif in the Hindu-Buddhist and Islamic Period in Java
Aan Sudarwanto, Sri W., Dharsono
Available Online July 2019.
- Garuda, Hindu-Buddhist, Cultural, Islamic, Sukuh, Prambanana, Motif
- The article that discusses Garuda bird on Hindu-Buddhist era and Islamic times aims to reveal more depth about how Garuda's position and role in Javanese cultural perspective. In addition, to know the forms of Garuda and its application from the Hindu-Buddhist era and its transition into the Islamic period and its development. Furthermore, it can be used to find out the comparison of the visual form of Garuda in pre-Islamic times and in Islamic times. The study is done through a historical approach by making observations on the history sources which are arranged in sync. Garuda bird assessment is very useful, because it is based on the idea that the motifs of batik Gurda did not appear suddenly but has undergone a very long process of journey. The motif that symbolizes the Garuda bird is initially depicted more realist and even anthropomorphic form that can be found in various realief temple that exist in Java island, among others in Prambanan temple, Kidal temple, Belahan temple, Minakjinggo temple and Sukuh temple. Initially Garuda was described as a human half bird. Then in the time of Majapahit, Garuda depicted with wings stretched wide with the human body half bird. At the time of Islam the form of Garuda transformed into wings as an impact of the growing belief of aniconism
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TY - CONF AU - Aan Sudarwanto AU - Sri W. AU - Dharsono PY - 2019/07 DA - 2019/07 TI - Gurda Motif in the Hindu-Buddhist and Islamic Period in Java BT - 5th Bandung Creative Movement International Conference on Creative Industries 2018 (5th BCM 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1 EP - 8 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125910907 ID - Sudarwanto2019/07 ER -