Hello travelers, Today is a great moment for watching the wonderful art parade in Bali. Bali Art Festival 38 will be open today. As usual at the opening ceremony there will available art and culture parade. That might be really interesting for you to watch. The opening ceremony will be held at Bajra Sandhi Monument. This monument is a monument of Balinese People Struggle. This Monument is recognized by the name of Bajra Sandhi because it’s form is looking like Bajra or Genta or bell used by all Hindu Priest in reading off Weda holy sentence (mantra) at religious ceremony.
Bajra Sandhi monument is located in Jalan Raya Puputan, Panjer, South Denpasar district, Denpasar, Bali – Indonesia. This monument is about 45 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Bajra Sandhi monument built in the year 1987 and it is opened by president of Megawati Sukarno Putri on 14 June 2003. The purpose of this monument is to immortalize the soul and spirit of Balinese People struggle, at one blow dig, looking after, developing and also preserve the culture of Bali to be bequeathed to a router generation as advancing capital stroke tread a world of loaded progressively with the challenge and resistance. The existence of physical building is strongly relating to the meaning of Hinduism philosophy, namely Yoni colossus. The monument is likely colossus device meanwhile the building base as yoni. From other side, the Yoni colossus is also describing the story of twiddling Mandhara Giri at Ksirarnawa which is taken away from passage of Adi Parwa (Hindu’s Book).
This building Monument is consisted of:
- Jar of Amertha symbol by Kumba (a kind of pot) what is seen on the top monument.
- The Dragon Basuki tail exists near by Swamba and its head at entrance gate
- The body of Bedawang Akupa realized at its base of monument and the head at entrance gate
- Mount of Mandara Giri realized by the high of monument boosting
- Pool encircle the monument is supposing as Ksirarnawa (milk ocean).
What Can to Do at Bajra Sandhi?
Local People usually going to Bajra Sandhi monument looking for the any historical thing inside of the monument, and not only that they always going to this monument for doing morning exercise around the green tropical garden that surrounded this monument. The local Society will be doing sport exercise, yoga exercise from early morning and continuing in the afternoon. This place is a great place for visit when you are in Denpasar area, and also close to Sanur area. Well guys that’s a bit information about Bajra Sandhi Monument, and don’t forget to come to this place because today in this place will be held the biggest art event in Bali and the opening ceremony will be held here.