Title : Siwa-Buddha di Indonesia: Ajaran dan Perkembangannya
Author : I.B. Putu Suamba
Publisher : Master Program of Ilmu Agama dan Kebudayaan, Universitas Hindu Indonesia in cooperation with Widya Dharma
Address : Jalan Sangalangit, Tembau, Penatih, Denpasar Timur, Bali, Indonesia.
Phone : +62361 464700, 464800
Web site : www.unhi.ac.id
Year of Publication : 2006
Size : xxx +415 pages, 14,5 x 21 cm.
Cover : Soft, colors
Edition : Second
Language : Indonesian
ISBN : 797-9490-18-9
Price : 80.000 Indonesian Rupiahs
About the book
This book is as a result of a comprehensive study on the developments and teachings of Siwa-Buddha cult in ancient Java based on records in the fields of archaeology, literature, history, and religious practices as found in Java and Bali. The author is in addition to talk about the periodization of Javanese and Balinese histories, he discusses philosophical aspects of it, like metaphysics, ethics, and religion. These elements are viewed as a whole unit forming religious practices found in Bali and Lombok Islands. This book is perhaps the first in its kinds that discusses the issues from multidisciplinary studies and it becomes the only book published discusses various aspects of Siwa-Buddha cult flourished firstly in Java and continued in Bali in the post Majapahit emperor period in 15th century A.D. Prof Edy Sedyawati has given a foreword that throws some lights on the significance of the book in the fields of Indonesian history, culture, and religion.
03 Aug 2016