Pura Meranting Batukandik (Stutterheim, 1934)

Willem Frederik Stutterheim* (1892-1942), Javanese linguist & archaeologist, in below article, gives a detailed description of the unique Surya Shrine at Batukandik. He connects this monument to Candi Sukuh in Java, and tries to give an explanation to the anomalies given its positioning and relation to the story of Mpu Nirartha, the forefather of the Balinese cast of the Brahmans. English translation by the author Godi Dijkman. Original Dutch text follows below.

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