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Pura Taman Ayun, a beautiful temple in heaven

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The beautiful Pura Taman Ayun. Image: edwebproject.org
Bali was given many nicknames by the authors , visitors and world leaders such as the " Island of Thousand Temples ", " Island of the Gods " , " Island of Love " , " Island Paradise ", and the Indian leader Nehru gave the name to the " Morning of the World "If you have visited Bali, then you will agree with all the various attributes unique to Bali.

 Bali visited by millions of people since the 19th century because of its unique culture , arts , hospitality of its people , the beauty of nature and the life of its people who still rely on traditions , customs are based on local wisdom and teachings of Hinduism . And other foreign culture with elegant and can blend with the native culture of Bali.


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Ponds surrounding the Pura Taman Ayun. Image: baliwww.com
If you are in Bali, in addition you enjoy the beautiful sunset at Kuta or Tanah Lot, and then you need to visit some important temples such as Pura Besakih and Pura Taman Ayun. Taman Ayun is an old temple on the island of Bali which is a blend of a garden and a place of worship of Hindus in Bali. The park is surrounded by a moat and a beautiful pond. If you are an observer of art and architecture, then you understand the uniqueness of this temple. 

A beautiful corner in Pura Taman Ayun. Image: tripadvisor.com
Pura Taman Ayun is The Royal Temple of Mengwi. This temple is one of the most important temples in Bali. Built in 1634 by a King of the Mengwi dynasty, this impressive complex stands on an island in a river, its inner temple surrounded by a moat. Its Balinese name Pura Taman Ayun literally means ‘Garden Temple in the Water’. Taman Ayun can be interpreted as a beautiful garden. This temple is situated in the village of Mengwi Badung, about 18 miles northwest of Denpasar. Pura Taman Ayun arranged so beautifully.

The Main Gate of Pura Taman Ayun. Image: nl.wikipedia.org


Pura Taman Ayun is Mother (Paibon) for the kingdom of Mengwi. Every six months to be exact every "Tuesday Kliwon Medangsia" (based on the calculation of the Saka), and then the whole community celebrates Mengwi Piodalan for several days worshiping God with all its manifestations.

 Pura Taman Ayun was built as a series of garden terraces with courtyards on different levels. The entire complex was designed to symbolize the mythological home of the gods, Mount Meru, floating in the sea of eternity.

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The preparation before the ceremony and ritual in Pura Taman Ayun. Image: flickr.com
Pura Taman Ayun has an area of ​​100 x 250 m2, divided into the outer court and the inner court. 

Outside there is a courtyard outside the pond side, in the courtyard at the three, the first is the first court is a place to rest while enjoying the beauty of the temple, the second is a lot higher in the second place of the court in the first , here are 9 relief guard every corner the wind or by Balinese Hindu belief known as Gods Nawa Sanga, the third is the Court in the third , located at the high bun with a door in the middle position will be opened only at the time of the ceremony as the entry and exit of statues and other ceremonial equipment.

Meanwhile, two more doors on the left and on the right serves to activities in and out daily activities , here where the most important and sacred , there are several temples and Meru which is a place of worship. Being in this temple, you will feel the peace and the more you feel gratitude to God the Merciful.


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CNEHolidays Singapore said...

According to many people, it's really stunning when you get there as soon as sun rises. Or perhaps, during sunrise. It's just that lots of people come there too, so sometimes, you just can't enjoy it anymore. But they say it's a beautiful place and that got me convinced to pay it a visit soon!