Thursday, 2 August 2012

Tanah Lot, Bali

Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia

Tourist Attractions and Beaches in Indonesia
'Tanah Lot' is a tourist attraction in Bali, Indonesia. Here there are two temples are situated on top of a boulder. One is located above the boulder and the other located on a cliff similar to the Uluwatu Temple. Pura Tanah Lot temple is part of the heaven Dang. Pura Tanah Lot sea temple is a place of worship of the gods guard the sea.



Legend 
According to legend, this temple was built by a Brahmin who wander from Java. He is a successful Nirartha Danghyang strengthens the belief of the Balinese Hindu's teaching and building a Sad Paradise on the 16th century. At that time the ruler of Tanah Lot, Bendesa Beraben, jealous of him because his followers began to leave and follow Danghyang Nirartha. Bendesa Beraben Nirartha Danghyang told to leave the Tanah Lot.  

She agreed and before leaving Tanah Lot, his strength to move boulders with stones to the middle of the beach (not into the sea) and built temples there. She also changed her shawl into a snake temple guards. These snakes are still there today and scientifically this snake species including sea snakes that have characteristics such as the flat-tailed fish, striped yellow and black poison has 3 times more powerful than cobra. End of the legend states that Bendesa Beraben 'finally' a follower Danghyang Nirartha.



Location 
Sights lots of land located in the Village Beraban Kediri Tabanan district, about 13 miles west of Tabanan. North of Tanah Lot Temple there is a temple situated on a cliff jutting into the sea. This cliff temple connect with the land and shaped like a bridge (arch). Tanah Lot, famous as a beautiful place to watch the sunset (sunset), the tourists are usually crowded in the afternoon to see the beautiful sunset here.

Facilities 
From the parking lot leading to the temple area found many art shops and food stalls or just a tavern. Also available is a toilet cleaner that the rent is cheap enough for domestic tourists bag though. 

Hari Raya
Temple ceremony or feast days in this temple is celebrated every 210 days, the same as pretending the other. The fall close to the celebration of Galungan and Kuningan is precisely on Holy Day Cemeng Langkir Buda. At that time, people who pray will pray at the temple is crowded.