Extraordinary Temple in Bali that Will Give You Unforgettable Holiday

Holiday in Bali will be very memorable holiday for you. Want to have different experience of your holiday in Bali will be very for you to do that. What kind of experience you are able to do? That will be very many variations of activities will able you do in Bali. This activity is one of that activity list that you must do in Bali.

Visiting local society temple in Bali is one of activity that you must do in Bali, but please prepare yourself before doing this activity. What preparation you must do? You must prepare yourself with polite costumes first before entering the Temple, because you must also protect the sacred energy in the temple and make your trip blessed. Goa Lawah Temple (the Bat Cave Temple) is one of [popular temple in Bali. this temple is located Klungkung regency, to reach this temple that will be very easy for you, just following the main street of Prof.Ida Bagus Mantra you will arrived at this temple.

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To go to this temple you can to use car or motorcycle and you need about 2 hours from Denpasar city to go to this temple. Further explanation, Pura Goa Lawah (the Bat Cave Temple) is one of the nine special Sad Kahyangan Temples, and as such it is the designated holy place to honour the God Maheswara who resides in this section of the island. Religious processions visit the temple every day, and it is a particular focus for religious rites associated with death. Goa Lawah Temple located along the coast of southeastern Bali just west of Candidasa. The center of the temple is built around a cave filled with thousands of bat that make the roof of the cave their homes. Its entrances are guarded by a temple believed to be found by a sage nine centuries ago.

The Goa Lawah temple is situated on a slight embankment and the name is derived from the thousands bats that are living at the ceiling and walls of the cave.The cave is also said to lead all the way to Pura Goa in Besakih, some 30 km away, but nobody in recent times has volunteered to confirm this since the fruit bats provide sustenance for the legendary giant snake, Naga Basuki, which is also believed to live in the cave. This ancient reptile is believed to be the caretaker of the earth’s equilibrium, a belief which stems from pre-Hindu animism.

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Pursuant to the papyrus of Dwi Jendra Tattwa, the Goa Lawah’s name is Goa Lelawah, the name which is given by Danghyang Nirartha (a priest overspread the Hindu teaching in Bali) when he stop in this place on his Tirtha Yatra trips. He arrive at a cave which is a lot of bats hang on and its unbroken voice clamor as hymn to add the beauty of the cave. Therefore this Cave is named by Goa Lawah/Bat Cave. On the above cave is growth by the flower trees with it smelt fragrance and stimulus the peace mind of Danghyang Nirartha, so that he overnight stays for some nights in this place. From the cave we see also the beautiful coast with the blue ocean with Nusa Penida.

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