HomeBlogs Four Faced Budha Simply, Surabaya city have one of tourism object that become a real
spectacular in South-East Asia, Four Faces Deity Statue or Four Faced
Buddha monument. This Four Faced Buddha Monument get appreciation of
MURI as the biggest and highest Four Faces Deity Statue in Indonesia. A
nine meters statue that have 225 square meters width is still have not
contested by other similar statue.
Four Faced Buddha monument,
has overall height 36 meters (including dome) opened on 9 Novembers
2004, and finish about fund 4 billion rupiahs. It is built in farm with
a width of 1,5 hectares, in centered is farm, placed by building with
length 9 meters, wide 9 meters and height 36 meters. If we saw
altogether contain number 9, why it's numeral 9? Because taking similar
monument reference in Thailand, and numeral 9 also have separate
meaning for Buddha member.
The statue building the Four Faced
Buddha place shaded, encircled by 4 pillars that colored by golden
green, contains of 3 parts, which is statue, Buddha statue, and Buddha
throne. It has been equipped with lightning rod at top of the statue,
while statue Buddha and the throne has each 9 meters height.
this building model, of course almost looks like Four Faced Buddha
Monument in Thailand, the difference only the statue that in the higher
Thailand statue but its statue building is higher then in Surabaya.
Besides resemblance of a real big measure, the statue that have four
faces and four hand tides, arranged in layers by gold in all it body
part. It is said to make a perfect veneering process of this gold, is
intentionally delivered kampoh material or original gold paper from
Thailand (there is also mentioned kimpo paper). Complete with it
worker, with veneering expense or ritual giving of this chasuble is
reach 1,5 Billion rupiahs.
About Four Faced Buddha statue
meaning or also there is mentioning it Four Faced Deity, bring four
kindness philosophy that owned by Buddha, that is patience, liberal,
fair (unbiased), and meditated. This four kindness is also had a
meaning of, Buddha is a presentation of affection of fellow being,
assist whoever without discrimination, and devoted in prayer or
application that submitted in ritual procession. While on Buddha eight
hands, there are holy book, holy water, defense weapon, fight weapon to
against the badness, holy book, prayer beads, chest, and cupu.
the philosophy, this place also offer idea to become the centre of
Buddha member observance, finite later would many visitors coming to
this place. Besides to see the four faced deity statue, in this place,
we will see four high white elephant statues about 4 meters in every
corner, three lotus decorative pools, and a meditated space. This
complex is also decorated of 12 lamps that made from bronze and copper.
it frontage, we meet a place that sell some pray equipment like candle
and frankincense, this place later the also can buy the souvenir
typical of Buddha four faces statue.
How about you, do wish to
make this tourism object as your tourism purpose? Or may like to think
about have photograph with Four Faced Buddha Monument background, as if
stay in Thailand, or possible you wish to pray... all up to you,
because this place is open generically, and admission charge free, only
fare payee stepped into Ria Kenjeran Beach area.