Brahu temple is the biggest temple in Trowulan.
Brahu is supposed come from “Wanaru” or “Warahu”,
which is name of holly building that mentioned in a cooper
inscription “Alasanta” that found in west side
of this temple. Brahu temple is made of red bricks and plain
without decoration. It is located in Jambu Menta sub-village,
Bejijong village, Trowulan district, Mojokerto regency.
The temple that looks out on west is rectangle building
with 22,5 m length, 18 m width, and 20 m height. Its building
consist three part, which is foot, body and roof. Seen from
its style, this temple is supposed to Buddha temple that
built in 15 century. Based on Mpu Sendok inscription (861
Saka or 9 September 939 M), this temple is place to burn
Kings Brawijaya death body (crematorium). But in some research,
they never found any death body ash in the temple. The restoration
of this temple is done in 1990 – 1995.
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