The earliest dated material remains of Hindu Culture in Central Java werw found near the hill of gunung Wukir, which is about ten Kilometers south east of Borobudur. A right turn off the road south from muntilan leads to the small Village of canggal, which lies at the foot af the 500 meters high hill. From here a narrow path winds through the rice fields, over a number of rivulets crossed by small bamboo bridges, and up through thick, tropical vegetation. An inscription found at Canggal mentions  the erection of a Shiva Lingga by a King Sanjaya in the year 732 A.D. The temple site, which is set in a peaceful bamboo grove, reveals the bull Nandi, the vehicle of god Shiva.