|The spirituality and unique character of religions in Indonesia (destination-asia.com)|
|Pura Tanah Temple, Bali, Indonesia (Jos Dielis/dielis/flickr.com)|
|Buddha, Bali (Robert Scales/flickr)|
|Undersea Bali, Buddha statues in the coral reef, Indonesia (Robert Scales/flickr.com)|
But how far to the east did Buddhism spread its gentle and civilizing influence? [Did it get] to the outer islands of Indonesia, to Australia, or perhaps beyond?
|The Buddhist hero Satusoma (buddhanet.net)|
|Buddha under the sea, Bali, Indonesia (Robert Scales)|
A Balinese work of uncertain date called the Naga-rakrtagama by a Buddhist monk lists all of the Buddhist temples in Bali, 26 altogether, and mentions that in 1275 King Kretanagara underwent a Tantric Buddhist initiation to protect his kingdom from an expected invasion by Kublai Khan.
|Kublai Khan conquers Asia and goes overseas to keep going (pic2fly.com)|
|Trade routes to Indonesia and back|
|Sanur, Bali (MickJim/flickr)|
My Trip to Bali
|Traveling round the world (destination360.com)|