BOOK PUBLISHED Title : Siwa-Buddha di Indonesia: Ajaran dan Perkembangannya Author : I.B. Putu Suamba Publisher : Program Magister (S2) Ilmu Agama dan Kebudayaan, Universitas Hindu Indonesia bekerja sama dengan Widya Dharma, Denpasar. Address: Jalan Sangalangit, Penatih, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Phone: 0361- Year of Publication : 2006 Size : xxx +415 pages, 14,5 x 21 cms. Cover : Soft, colours Edition : Second Language : Indonesian ISBN : 797-9490-18-9 Price : 80.000 Indonesian Rupiahs About the book This book is as a result of a comprehensive study on the developments and teachings of Siwa-Buddha cult in ancient Java based on records got in the fields of archaeology, literature, history, and religious practises as found in Bali. The author in addition to talks about the periodization of Javanese and Balinese histories, he talks about philosophical aspects of it, like metaphysics, ethics, and religion. These elements are viewed as a whole unit forming religious practises. This book is perhaps the first in its kinds that discusses the issues from multidisciplinary studies and it becomes the only book published discusses various aspects of Siwa-Buddha cult flourished firstly in Java and continued in Bali in the post Majapahit emperor period. Prof Edy Sedyawati has given a foreword that throws some lights on the significance of the book in the fields of Indonesian history, culture, and religion.