Bali is a small island of Indonesia which has strength power of spiritual energy. Ceremony and ritual also happen here by the local society. Bali has many kinds of unique things inside of this small island, and the unique thing is also have a spiritual meaning and story. When you are visiting Bali for your next holiday don’t forget to visit this unique and sacred tree.
Bunut Bolong is a sacred and unique tree that has a hole on the body and it’s located right on the road. The name Bunut Bolong is given due to the unique characteristic of this tree. The word “bunut” is Balinese name for a species of fig family which has similar characteristic with banyan tree, and the word “bolong” means “hole”, so the word “Bunut Bolong” means a bunut tree which has a hole in it. As a matter fact, this sacred tree has a big hole in the bottom of it, so big that a road can through it and the diameter of the hole can accommodate two cars side by side. Bunut Bolong also have a strong magical aura that believed by all people who live near the tree area.
Bunut Bolong is located in Manggisari Village, Subdistrict of Pekutatan, Jembrana Regency. It’s about 11 km to the north from the main Denpasar – Gilimanuk road, 86 km from Denpasar. The sacred tree is situated on the ridge of a hill flanked on east sides by clove plantation and on the west side gorge with excellent lush green tropical forest.The location is able to reach by car or motorcycle as well.
There was a shrine on the side of the road. The set of shrines that accompany this sacred tree is known as Pujangga Sakti Temple that is established to honor the great sage Dang Hyang Sidhi Mantra who happened to pass this area hundreds years ago. In the west there are also forest expanses stretching from south to north is very fascinating to be enjoyed. If standing around Bunut Bolong, we will be able to see pimento plantation.
This is a recommended place for you to visit, because this place will give you the real of traditional situation here. You will feel so relax and comfortable when you are in this place because of the energy from the Bunut Tree. And don’t forget to bring your pocket camera and make a memorable picture here with your family or your friend.