Temple is located at Sawentar village, Kanigoro district,
to the east of Blitar. The temple shows similarities
in form to Kidal temple. A tentative date of around
the early to mid 13th century has consequently been
assigned to it. The base of the temple lies several
meters below the present ground level, a result of
having been buried under a mass of lava, presumably
from an eruption of nearby Mt Kelud. The site was
excavated during the early years of this century.
This temple seems reside on a pool. At first found,
the temple had covered by mount dust.
Sawentar temple is also called as Cungkup temple. A small yoni pedestal lying within the temple's central chamber depicts a figure of Garuda, suggesting that the monument was dedicated to the god Wishnu. The key keeper is enjoy to tell about the history of Sawentar temple and around it. This temple has often visited by many Hinduism people. Some of them have stay for a minutes and having some ceremony, sit in front of the gate and getting pray.
Blitar Blitar is one of East Java Regencies, having the capital with the same name. Blitar is located near to Kediri Regency in the North, Malang Regency in the East, Hindia Ocean in the South and Tulungagung Regency in the West. Blitar, in both city and district, is located at the foot of Mount Kelud, East Java. Blitar is always affected by lava that has erupted by Kelud mountain for almost dozens of times starting from the year 1331. Layers of volcanic soils, which are found in Blitar is the…