Loro Jonggrang

East Indian - A princess. She promised to marry a prince if he would build 1,000 temples in one night, knowing that this was impossible. With the help of many trolls, the prince would have succeeded but the princess frustrated him by having her servants start the rice-pounding, which was normally done at dawn, while it was still dark. This wakened the cockerels which began to crow, signalling the end of the night. The angry prince put a curse on Loro Jonggrang who thereupon turned to stone. In some references, identified as Loro Jonggrang.

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