Great Temple Gumuk Kancil standing on Glenmore plateau about 400 meters from the sea,
precisely at the Maha Rsi Petilasan Markendya in Hamlet Wonoasih Glenmore Village District
Bumiharjo Banyuwangi, Great Temple Gumuk Kancil site is easily accessible. Four-wheeled
vehicle can be directly to the site.
This temple stands in an area of 25 acres is equipped with a statue of Maha Rsi Markendya,
Ciwa and Buddhism. Everything is made from raw stone trim. There was also a bale pawedan,
where offerings and senderan, Great Temple Gumuk Kancil heritage status. It entered a spiritual
destination set Banyuwangi regency.
Great Temple Gumuk Kancil had three chambers of the temple niches and one main room of the
temple is open to the front (south) contains the linga-yoni. As the base, measuring 10 cm blade
of inscriptions X 30 cm with a copper base material mixed with silver and gold, On the outside,
surrounded by three chambers of the temple niches. The meeting between the bottom of a body
part is filled Bedawang Nala, Naga Basuki (at right) and Naga Ananta Boga (at left), In addition
to the Great Temple Gumuk Kancil, many more places around the hamlet Sugihwaras objects
that can become a spiritual journey. The entire site is believed to be a former colony of Java in
the Rsi Markandiya Aga. In addition to the Great Temple Gumuk Kancil at least three locations,
namely Partirtan Sumber Urip, Watu Gantung dan Gumuk Payung temple sites. Four sites are
located separately, but can be reached in a single trip.
This place is usually used as Mendak tirta, take holy water, for prayers. Almost every day there
are visitors coming here. On average their spiritual pilgrimage. Some of them take the water to
take home. Now, the local Hindus began to expand the region as a site of worship. Forest
protection agency also allowed as a buffer zone of protected forest. The extent of about 100 m2.
Since the area is designated as a heritage, people are prohibited from cutting down trees and
littering the site.
If you're curious to see the great temple, come, the door wide open for tourists who want to see
the great temple Gumuk Kancil.