March 31, 2020

Pura Dalem Puri Besakih - Sacred Temple and Peaceful Atmosphere in Karangasem Bali

Pura Dalem Puri is one of the temples in Besakih Temple Complex, lies about one kilometer to the south-west of Pura Penataran Agung. This holy temple is related to certain ceremonies involving the deitified souls of deceased family members. This is said to be the place where the holy souls are staying after the death ritual (Ngaben and Nyekah). The family will bring back the souls of their family members to be prayed at the family house temple or "merajan".

Pura Dalem Puri Besakih, Pura Dalem Puri Temple

March 21, 2020

Pura Banua Kawan Besakih - Temple with Unique Ceremony in Karangasem Bali

Pura Banua Kawan is one of Besakih Temple Complex, lies about 200 meters down-ridge from Pura Penataran Agung. This is a sacred temple dedicated to worshiping Ida Bhatari Sri or Dewi Sri as the goddess of rice, fertility and prosperity.

Pura Banua Kawan Besakih, Banua Kawan Temple Besakih

March 14, 2020

Pura Hyang Aluh Besakih Bali - Beautiful Temple and Nice Panorama!

Pura Hyang Aluh is one of the Besakih Temple Complex. This temple is also known as Pura Jenggala, functioned as Pura (Kahyangan) Prajapati. Pura Prajapati Hyang Aluh is dedicated to worshiping Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa, in manifestation as Ida Ratu Ayu, is identified with Prajapati, the lord of the graveyard.

Pura Hyang Aluh Besakih, Pura Prajapati Hyang Aluh

March 7, 2020

Pura Bangun Sakti Besakih Bali - Nice Temple and Unique Ceremony!

Pura Bangun Sakti is one of the Besakih Temple Complex. The word "bangun sakti" means awaken (mystic) power. This sacred temple is dedicated to worshiping Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa in manifestation as I Dewa Bangun Sakti, who is identified with the cosmic dragon Sang Hyang Anantabhoga. This is said that Sang Naga Anantabhoga is the lord of the seven levels of the earth/underworld, known as sapta patala or sapta pretiwi.

Pura Bangun Sakti Besakih Bali, Bangun Sakti Temple Besakih Bali

March 2, 2020

Pura Tirta Pingit Besakih Bali - Holy Temple And Nice Hillside Panorama!

Pura Tirta Pingit is one of the Besakih Temple Complex, located in the south-east of Pengubengan Temple. In this holy temple there is a spring that is used as "tirta" or holy water during major ceremonies at Besakih and other ceremonies.

Pura Tirta Pingit Besakih Bali, Tirta Pingit Temple Besakih Bali

February 26, 2020

Pura Pesimpangan Besakih Bali - Nice Temple and Beautiful Surrounding!

Pura Pesimpangan Besakih is a temporary stopover shrine when the holy procession of Ida Bhatara in Besakih returns from the melasti or purification ceremony at Watu Klotok Beach, Klungkung Regency. Pesimpangan is derived from the word "simpang" (in Balinese), which means stopover.

Pura Pesimpangan Besakih Bali, Pesimpangan Temple Besakih Bali

February 21, 2020

Pura Kiduling Kreteg Besakih - Temple South Of The Bridge

Pura Kiduling Kreteg is one of the temples of Besakih Temple Complex. Kiduling Kreteg comes from the word "kidul" meaning south and "kreteg" means bridge. This temple is located at the south of the bridge, on the ridge to the right (south-east) of Penataran Agung Temple.

Pura Kiduling Kreteg Besakih Bali, Kiduling Kreteg Temple Besakih

February 12, 2020

Batu Madeg Temple - Beautiful and Sacred Temple in Besakih Bali

Batu Madeg Temple is one of the holy temples of the Besakih Temple Complex. This temple is located in the north of Penataran Agung Temple. Batu Madeg in Balinese is called "batu ngadeg", which means standing stone. This upright stone is also known as a menhir, a tall and vertically placed standing stone dating from the megalithic era.

Batu Madeg Temple Besakih Bali, Pura Batu Madeg Besakih Bali

February 4, 2020

Dewa Ruci Statue Bali - Nice Statue But Heavy Traffic

Dewa Ruci statue has become one of the icons of tourism in Bali. Many foreign tourists take photos here and really feel the atmosphere of Bali when seeing the statue of Dewa Ruci. This spot is usually crowded during the day and night and also on weekends. This statue looks amazing at night when colorful lights begin to turn on complete with beautiful fountains.

Dewa Ruci Statue Bali, Patung Dewa Ruci Kuta Bali, Dewa Ruci Story

January 23, 2020

Pura Ida Ratu Dukuh Pujung Sari Besakih - Holy Temple And Beautiful Surroundings

Ida Ratu Dukuh Temple is one of the temples in the Catur Lawa Temple group. This holy temple is located some distance from Pura Penataran Agung Besakih. This can be accessed by car, passing through Batu Madeg Temple and Peninjoan Temple. It's about 750 meters northeast of Peninjoan Temple. This temple is located in Pujung Sari, Rendang, Karangasem Regency, Bali.

Catur Lawa Ida Ratu Dukuh Temple