The Power of Symbol at Keraton Yogyakarta

Wardani, Laksmi Kusuma (2008) The Power of Symbol at Keraton Yogyakarta. In: The International Scientific Conference The Faculty of Fine Arts Centennial: Fine Arts in Egypt 100 Year of Creativity, 22 October 2008, Cairo.

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    Abstract - Keraton Yogyakarta is one of the supreme cultural centers of Java, it placed according to the concept of integrity between macro and micro cosmologic values, covering physical and mental spatial dimension and beginning-ending time space. Keraton is a visualization of jagad gedhe-cilik (whole-part universe), a duplicate of cosmos energy which has centrifugal strength to its surrounding. Keraton is a symbol of a place for the person whom receives the revelation from Ilahi. It symbolizes the blend harmony between human-God-universe, which contains the doctrine of goodness, truth and beauty. Those symbol that attached to Keraton Yogyakarta building visually represent the meaning of religious, philosophies and cultural values. It show the manembah way of life of Sultan whom must be able to keep the balance between the world of physical and spiritual. All of those contain a meaning of the dumadining manungsa process and the meaning of sangkan paran.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
    N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
    Divisions: Faculty of Art and Design > Interior Design Department
    Depositing User: Laksmi Kusuma Wardani
    Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2015 13:09
    Last Modified: 11 Nov 2015 13:09
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/17187

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