Prambanan: Statue of Nandi in the Nandi Temple

Statue of Nandi the Bull in the inner chamber of the Nandi Temple at Prambanan in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Statue of Nandi in the inner chamber of the Nandi Temple in Prambanan, Yogyakarta

Statue of Nandi
The statue of Nandi stands in the inner chamber of the Nandi Temple in Prambanan, which is located 11 miles northeast of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. The temple for Shiva’s vehicle Nandi is in front of the Shiva Temple.

The Nandi statue is situated at the center of the inner chamber. Standing on either side of Nandi are:
Statue of Dewa Surya (Sun God) on the left
Statue of Dewa Chandra (Moon God) on the right

These three statues symbolize the constant watch of Shiva by his vehicle Nandi, and the celestial objects, Sun and Moon.

Related Pages
Prambanan, Borobudur, Bali, Indonesia
Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs, Banteay Srei, Cambodia

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