Indic Transformation : The Sanskritization of Jawa and the Javanization of the Bharata

  title={Indic Transformation : The Sanskritization of Jawa and the Javanization of the Bharata},
  author={S. Supomo},
  • S. Supomo
  • Published 2006
This chapter gives an account of the earliest Indian contacts with Indonesia according to first millennium AD inscriptions from East Kalimantan and Java. It discusses the changes which occurred in social, religious and political organization, particularly in Java, as a result. The dissemination of literary into Indonesia is examined in detail and a comparison is made of the rather limited literary output of Śrīwijaya (Sumatra) and the flowering of literature in Hindu-Buddhist Java. The Javanese… CONTINUE READING

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