- Mayadenawa, son of Sri Jaya Kesunu, is said to have ruled over Bali in the 6th century A.D.This king prohibited the worship of the gods
- destroyed shrines
- and tried to wipe out all vestiges of religion assumingly because he was a Buddhist. After a series of fierce battles, Mayadenawa was killed by Indra's army. And this victory of dharma over adharma is said to be symbolized by the important religious celebration, Galungan (although there are alternative explanations for Galungan).
- history or record of past events
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
Prabu Mayadanawa sampun kasorang olih manusa utama
No translation exists for this example.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
In Balinese: Lontar puniki, ring purwakan ipun (pendahuluan) taler akidik nyambat raja mapesengan Mayadenawa sane madeg natha ring jagat Bali sadurung Wira Kesari Warmadewa.
In English: This chronicle (babad) in the introductory part also describes slightly about a king named Mayadenawa who ruled before Wira Kesari Warmadewa.
In Indonesian: Lontar ini pada bagian purwaka (pendahuluan) juga sekilas menyatakan tentang seorang raja bernama Mayadenawa yang memerintah sebelum Wira Kesari Warmadewa.