April 29, 2020

Pura Merajan Kanginan Besakih - Nice Temple and Holy Priest

Pura Merajan Kanginan is one of the temples in the Besakih Temple Complex and is dedicated to honouring Mpu Bradah and Bhatara Indra. Aside from Pura (Parhyangan) Merajan Kanginan, Mpu Bradah is also honoured in Pura Penataran Agung, and his name becomes the name of an inscription (Bradah Inscription).

Pura Merajan Kanginan Besakih, Merajan Kanginan Temple Besakih

April 25, 2020

Pura Manik Mas Besakih Bali - Beautiful and Important Temple

Pura Manik Mas lies about 850 meters down-ridge (south-west) from Pura Penataran Agung, is one of the temples in the Besakih Temple Complex. The existence of this temple is often associated with the important role of heat or magma in the bowels of the earth. Like the source of heat from the Sun, heat from the earth's magma is also an important source of energy for life on earth. The temple also has a relationship with Pura Dalem Puri.

Pura Manik Mas Besakih, Manik Mas Temple Besakih

April 17, 2020

Pura Gelap Besakih Bali - Temple of Lightning

Pura Gelap is one of the temples in Besakih Temple Complex, lies about 350 meters up-ridge from the main stairs leading to Pura Penataran Agung. Visitors can enjoy the panoramic views of the lush green valleys, and also an exclusive view to the summit of Mount Agung. This temple offers a cool and calm spot for spectacular photographs.

Pura Gelap Besakih, Pura Gelap Bali

April 11, 2020

Pura Merajan Selonding Besakih - Holy Temple and The Ancient Selonding Orchestra (Gamelan Selonding)

Pura Merajan Selonding is one of the temples in the Besakih Temple Complex. This temple is close to Pura Ulun Kulkul, less than 100 meters north-west from the main road (Jl. Entry Pura Besakih). This sacred temple is touted as a merajan temple (family temple) from one of the ancient Balinese kings named Sri Wira Dalem Kesari, while his palace in Besakih was named Bumi Kuripan.

Pura Merajan Selonding Besakih, Merajan Selonding Temple Besakih