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THE MEANING OF PURA AGUNG SURYA BHUVANA ON THE RELIGIOUS LIFE IN JAYAPURA IN THE GLOBAL ERA

I Wayan, Rai. S and I Gusti Made, Sunartha and Ida Ayu Made, Purnamaningsih and Ni Made, Ruastiti and Yunus, Wafom (2020) THE MEANING OF PURA AGUNG SURYA BHUVANA ON THE RELIGIOUS LIFE IN JAYAPURA IN THE GLOBAL ERA. Humaniora, 11 (01). pp. 59-69. ISSN P-ISSN: 2087-1236 E-ISSN: 2476-9061

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Abstract

The aim of the research was to be able to understand the meaning of the Pura Agung Surya Bhuvana for the harmony of religious life in Jayapura in the global era. Lately, people’s lives in Jayapura had been highlighted by frequent turmoil. The research problems were (1) why did non-Hindus in Jayapura often visit the Pura Agung Surya Bhuvana? (2) How did they understand the Agung Surya Bhuvana temple in this global era? The research applied a qualitative method. The data source was the life of a multicultural society in the Agung Surya Bhavana temple in the global era. The selected informants included the chairperson of Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia Jayapura, chairperson of Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia Papua, stakeholders, pengempon, penyungsung, and temple visitors both Hindus and non-Hindus who often come to visit the temple. All data collected through observation techniques, interviews, FGDs, and documentary studies that were analyzed interpretatively using religious theory, symbol theory, and structural-functional theory. The results show that (1) Non-Hindus in Jayapura often visit the Agung Surya Bhuvana temple because Hindus at the temple are very kind, friendly welcoming them, often involved in religious activities at the temple, for sightseeing, for meetings between residents. (2) The people in Jayapura in this global era interpret Agung Surya Bhuvana temple as a place of worship, a meeting place for religious followers, a place of art, a place to strengthen multicultural life (multiculturalism), and as a vehicle to strengthen national integration. Keywords: Agung Surya Bhuvana temple meaning, religious harmony, global era

Item Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Document
Depositing User: Jayasemadi
Date Deposited: 03 May 2021 02:16
Last Modified: 03 May 2021 02:16
URI: http://repo.isi-dps.ac.id/id/eprint/4098

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