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Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Balinese Hindu Praying Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple is the biggest Hindu temple in Bali located in Karangasem Regency, east part of Bali. It is consisted of hundred temple building with different function and pray of purpose set in the huge land right on the foot of Agung Mount, the biggest mount in Bali. It is situated in the high land with cool weather sweeps the entire of temple that is ideally for meditation place. Besakih Temple is well known as a bother temple in Bali due to in this temple area exist the rash of temples or family temple. Many Hindu people comes to this place every day to do praying in particular the important day based on Balinese Hindu Calendar.

Temple Festival at Dalem Panurungan Tangkas

Dalem Tangkas Temple Besakih

Dalem Tangkas Temple Besakih

On 29 October 2008, our family including me go to this temple to do praying since we are a part of Pasek Tangkas Family. It was great ceremony event and very exciting with entire family traveling together. We also bring children along to this jouney and all of them are look so happy. The cool atmosphere from the mountain and beautiful panorama of Besakih Temple were erase our thirsty from the long trip from our house located in Tanah Lot. We have found the traditional dance performance that is call Topeng and Arja Dance performed on this event to follow the ritual procession. The beautiful Balinese Gamelan was accompany the serenity atmosphere when we do the cereony there.
Besakih Temple, Tourist Destination in Bali

Besakih Temple Main Entrance

Besakih Temple Main Entrance

Since this temple is opened as tourist destination in Bali, this place is many visited by tourist every day. Tourist facilities like rest room, art shop, parking area and good access were well maintained that make this temple is the right place to visit in the island. Besakih Temple Tour is one of the options to visit this temple an usually set by the special tour package. Other tourist destinations also be visited on this tour package and all of them are designed comfortable and enjoyable with tour guide.
Location

It is located in Besakih Country Side, Rendang District and Karangasem Regency. It is about 2 hours drive from Bali’s International Airport. The road to this tempe is well maintained and has good access so the people who wish to reach it is very easy to locate it.

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