maritime-activities of our ancient Indian rulers ventured
far beyond the great oceans and established permanent
settlements in Indonesia and Malaya Archipelago for the
benefit of both Indians and aliens.
is astounding to note that this region Bali, an integral
part of Java of Indonesia claims the honour of having 2000
temples built at several places, like atop the mountains, on
'the seashores, in the little villages, and strangely enough
in the paddy fields also.