Tawur Agung Betara Turun Kabeh at Besakih Temple

betara turun kabeh, besakih, gorgeous baliTawur Agung Betara Turun Kabeh at Besakih Temple
23 March – 13 April 2016

Procession of Betara Turun Kabeh ceremony which falls annually on the full moon (tenth month of Balinese calendar) sasih Kedasa at Pura Besakih is an expression of gratitude to the God, Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa for the blessings of safety, health and prosperity that has been transferred to all creatures in the world. Led by 32 priests, thousands of Hindu devotees from Bali and other places in Indonesia will flock to Besakih Temple to observe the ceremony.

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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple, the Balinese call Pura Luhur Uluwatu is located on the “leg” of Bali, western on top of a steep hill of Bukit Peninsula, it’s a miracle that the temple still stands there on the top of a coral hill that has withstood the pounding of waves for hundreds years. Uluwatu Temple already existed in the 11th century around 1001M by Mpu Kuturan in era of King Marakata, and other source explains that Uluwatu Temple was much related with Danghyang Dwi Jendra’s voyage in spreading Hinduism to Balinese people during the 15th century (1489 M), (more…)