The Effect of Indianization on the Kedukan Bukit and Talang Tuo Inscription in Education in the Kingdom of Sriwijaya

Lufia Fathonah Erdianti, Delia Frizka Kamila, Dedi Irwanto Anggraini, Retno Susanti


The education that prevailed during the Hindu-Buddhist civilization developed according to caste status. Where the highest caste at that time was the Brahmins who were only allowed to study the scriptures, the knights studied government and martial arts, while the common people only learned skills from family inheritance. This paper aims to discuss the influence of Indianization on Hindu-Buddhist education. The research method used is the Historical Method. The historical method is a research method that includes data collection and interpretation of the symptoms of events that arose in the past which critically describes the entire truth of events or facts. As for the results of this study, the entry and development of the Hindu-Buddhist religion brought a significant influence, through trade routes and had an impact on changes in the socio-cultural life of the local community. One of the most obvious influences at that time in the field of education was the changing education system. The education system since the early period of the development of Hinduism and Buddhism in Indonesia has placed more emphasis on religion. The education system used at that time was Gurukula, where the nature of Hindu-Buddhist education was informal, aristocratic, and educational. Several types of education at that time such as intellectual education and chivalry education, skills education emerged. The educational institutions at that time were in hermitages, temples, hermitages, and families. The purpose of education at the time of the Sriwijaya Kingdom was so that citizens could carry out their duties as religious beings, for individual and social needs. The purpose of education at that time was so that students could carry out religious duties, namely Buddhism and Hinduism.


Education, Indianization, Kedukan Bukit, Talang Tuo, Sriwijaya Kingdom

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