Borobudur was built by King Samaratungga, one in all the kings of recent Buddhist Kingdom, the descendant of Sailendra dynasty. Supported Kayumwungan inscription, associate Indonesian named Hudaya Kandahjaya disclosed that Borobudur was an area for praying that was completed to be engineered on May 26 ' 824, nearly 100 years from the time the development was begun. The name of Borobudur, as some folks say, suggests that a mountain having terraces (budhara), whereas different says that Borobudur suggests that religious residence on the high place.
Borobudur is built as a ten-terraces building. the peak before being restored was 42 meters and 34.5 meters once the renovation as a result of very cheap level was used as supporting base. The primary 6 terraces square measure, 2 kind of higher terraces square measure in circular and on high of them is that the terrace wherever Buddha sculpture is found facing westward. Every terrace of Borobudur temple is symbolize of human life. In line of Buddha Mahayana, anyone who intends to succeed in the amount of Buddha's should bear every of these life stages.
The base of Borobudur known as Kamadhatu, symbolizes creature that square measure still certain by lust. The higher four stories square measure known as Rupadhatu symbolizing persons that have set themselves free from lust however square measure still absolute to look and form. On this terrace, Buddha effigies square measure placed in open space; whereas the opposite higher 3 terraces wherever Buddha effigies square measure confined in domes with wholes square measure known as Arupadhatu, symbolizing persons that are free from lust, look and form. The highest half that's known as Arupa symbolizes of Nirvana, wherever Buddha is residing.