The temple was initially found in 1966 by a group of specialists Harsoyo and Uka Tjandrasasmita in light of reports Published in the book Vorderman Bataviaasch Genotschap, distributed in 1893 about the presence of a statue of the antiquated tombs and harmed in the Kampung Pulo, Leles. The tomb and statue of Shiva is to be sure found. Toward the start of the examination hopes to shake that is the remains of a temple building. Antiquated tomb being referred to is the tomb of Muhammad Arief considered local people as their predecessors. Notwithstanding discover the vestiges of the temple, there are bits of the sharp edge and additionally rocks who evaluated the stone monument. Resulting research (1967 and 1968) figured out how to burrow a tomb. In spite of the fact that it can nearly be determined that these sanctuaries were relics of Hinduism (generally eighth century AD, one time with the sanctuaries on Batujaya site and on Cibuaya?), which shockingly is the presence of an Islamic burial ground adjacent to it. Toward the start of the exploration hopes to shake that is the remains of the temple building and alongside it there is an antiquated tomb taking after a statue of Shiva, which is situated amidst the vestiges of the building. With the disclosure of the andesite stones formed shafts, a group of analysts drove by Tjandrasamita feel beyond any doubt that around the spot they initially contained a temple. Local people frequently utilize the shafts to headstones.Find the Location and Geographical Circumstances Is the name of a town on Cangkuang and all the while existing Lake in Leles, Garut, West Java. Around there is a temple of the same name with the name of the town and the Lake there, in particular on Cangkuang Temple. This temple is on a little island whose shape is lengthened from West to East with a region of 16.4 hectares. The little island amidst the Lake on Cangkuang is situated at directions galactic 106 degrees East longitude and 7 degrees south scope. Notwithstanding this island there are additionally two different islands are littler in size.On Cangkuang Temple is the main existing Hindu temple in tatar Sunda. Up to this point it has not discovered proof that the temple may take up with a specific group or Kingdom. In any case, archeological information demonstrates that before the entry of Hindu impact on Cangkuang, in the region encompassing society has been creating and delivering apparatuses mikrolit-obisidian, hatchet/Pickaxe, ceramics, stone instruments and metal structures are made of rocks. On Cangkuang Temple is a social item is evaluated to claim the great West Java in the fifth century, at the season of the Kingdom of people groups Kutai Taruma or To lo mo (as indicated by tambo China) which later turned into the Sun to (Sunda?) until the end of the seventh century are still refered to.In the event that seen from the state of the building, then while on Cangkuang Temple contended that the specialists originated from the eighth century. In any case, if seen from the effortlessness of enrichment, designing assembling, and in addition a portrayal of tambo China, it is not inconceivable on Cangkuang Temple structures dating from the seventh century, simultaneous with the making of different sanctuaries in Java.Lake on Cangkuang is arranged in a rich valley, over a height of around 700 meters above ocean level, encompassed by mountains and mountain reaches are: Mount Haruman (1,242 m) which is alongside the North-East; Sand mountain Kadaleman (681 m) which is beside the Southeast; Dunes Gadung (1.841 m) which is by the South; Mount Guntur (2849 m) which is by the West-South; Poor mountain (1.329 m) which is by the West; Mandalawangi mountain, situated in the South-North; and mount Kaledong (1,249 m) which is by the East. While, on Cangkuang Island comprises of low slopes and parts of the Mainland. What's more, on Cangkuang Temple is situated on the most noteworthy part. This temple has now been brightened with finishing and outfitted with yard data. The memorial service of the neighborhood group there is the lower (roughly 3 kilometers).On the level there is a low level of indigenous towns (Kampung Pulo) with some homes staying and langgar one. Amidst the town there is a sufficiently expansive page. Its tenants are bound to specific traditions controls identifying with Islamic fabulous tomb are on top of the Hill on Cangkuang. Really on Cangkuang Island can be come to not just by getek (kind of pontoon) from the town of Ciakar, however can likewise stroll down the road setepak amidst the rice fields.On Cangkuang Temple is discovered first in December 1966 by Uka Tjandrasasmita (an individual from the group Writing the historical backdrop of West Java) taking into account reports of Vorderman (1893), the remaining parts of the statue of Lord Shiva and additionally the grave of Muhammad Arif on Cangkuang range. Turns out it was found on the island is a statue of Shiva, as well as stones of the previous temple building utilized as headstones scattered Muslim grave in some spots.Chipped blades and vast stones were discovered it was evaluated the stone monument. What's more, after the National Institute of Archeology and Relics (LPPN) together with the instructors and understudies from Jakarta and Bandung doing uncovering (removal), gather stones, portrayal, the planning of the analysis and a progression of examinations, then the conclusion is that the stones were clearly whatever remains of the temple building. Convergences of rocks were situated under the substantial trees close to a store of stones is referred to by the general population as a tomb In Arief Mohammad.After almost ten years is inspected, LPPN who at the time headed by Mother Soeleiman, contended that rebuilding is unthinkable, in light of the fact that fantastic the material stays + 40% and where the format bearing is not known with conviction before him. In any case, when left, the stones will be progressively exhausted and numerous are missing. To that end, it was chosen to direkonstruksinya. Luckily the remaining parts of a temple were still 40% speaks to components of all parts of the temple. It`s obviously, its area in the spot of convergence of the stone. A matter before him adjusted to the format of the current sanctuaries in Java, in particular toward the East (in spite of the fact that there are toward the West). At Pelita II the year 1974 to 1977 the remaking of the temple can be finished. The outcome however is still less enduring yet can exclude a developing popular feeling over this that in Indonesia there is no temple.Building Structures On cangkuang Temple remains on a rectangular region that the material produced using stones, measuring 4.7 x 4.7 meters with a stature of 8.5 meters. Like different sanctuaries on Cangkuang Temple, comprising of three sections, to be specific: the legs, body and rooftop. Foot constructing that backings pelipit padma, pelipit, pelipit and kumuda pasagi, size is 4.5 x 4.5 m with a stature of 1,37 m. On the East side there is the viewer where the stairs up the length of 1.5 meters and width of 1.26 meters.The body shape is rectangular temple building 4,22 x 4, 22 m with a tallness of 2.49 meters. On the northern side there is the passageway measuring high 1.56 m wide and 0.6 meters. Top of the temple there are two levels: rectangular measuring 3.8 x 3.8 meters with a tallness of 1.56 meters and 2.74 meters x 1.1 meters in stature. Inside are room-sized 2.18 x 2.24 meters high as 2.55 meters. Basically there is a bowl measuring 0.4 x 0.4 meter it 7 yards (worked amid the recreation procedure so that the building be steady).Among the remaining parts of the temple building, additionally found the statue (1800s) with positions being over a twofold sitting leg over leg Lotus position. The left foot traverses the base level disregarding the inward right thigh. It`s Right foot confronting down on the saucers. Before the left leg there is the leader of the bull nandi is his ear prompts what's to come. With the nearness of the head of nandi, the specialists consider that it is the statue of Shiva. Both hands upturned in the highest point of the thigh. On his body there is a trimmer tummy, mid-section and ear trimmer. The State statues have been harmed, her face is level, and the second hand to wrist has been lost. The width of the face 8 centimeter wide, the shoulders of 18 centimeters in width, waist 9 inches, padamasana 38 centimeters (14 crawls high), saucers 37 centimeters and 45 centimeter (6 creeps high and 19 inches), tallness of 40 centimeters.