This 8th century Buddhist temple is located east of Yogyakarta, near the Prambanan temple and Kalasan village, Indonesia.
Candi Kalasan is one of oldest temples on the Prambanan Plain, and is dedicated the female Bodhisattva, Tara.
Curiously, there is little evidence of Theravada Buddhism in Central Java; the first dated temple, Candi Kalasan of 778 CE, is dedicated to Tara. During the Central Javanese period, Hindu and Buddhist temples were built side by side, reflecting what must have been an atmosphere of both cooperation and competition.
It is possible that successive rulers sponsored different religions or that a single ruler could have supported the construction of both Buddhist and Hindu monuments.
-Natasha Reichle in Violence and Serenity: Late Buddhist Sculpture from Indonesia, (University of Hawaii Press, 2007).
Fine, detailed carvings can be seen on the southern side of this temple, where a huge, elaborate, kala head watches over the doorway
First photo taken by Crisco, the rest by Felix Krohn.