Pura Desa Puseh Batuan
Jl. Raya Batuan, Bali, Indonesia
Pura Desa Puseh Batuan Bali Reviews
Magnificent temple in village Oct 31, 2012
Bali Island is known as island thousand of temples. Temples in Bali, become part of the life of Balinese who mostly are Hindu. Balinese temple is a place of worship for Hindus. Each Hindu family has a family temple to pray and their ancestors, so that there are thousands of temples in the island of Bali. A Balinese language for temple is called ‘Pura’ which means 'space surrounded by a wall'. There are three fundamental types of temple in every village. Pura Desa Puseh remains the most important and is reserved for founders of villages. Simple temple is found everywhere and in all sorts of unusual places in Bali. Although many temples are quiet and uninhabited, they are transformed into colorful, active and ornately decorated places of worship when there is a religious festival.
I visited Pura Desa Puseh Batuan, located in Village Batuan,Gianyar Bali. Pura Desa Puseh Batuan was founded in the year 1020 AD. Not all the buildings here include old buildings, there are some that have undergone renovation. The building and sculptures in this temple demonstrate Balinese ornaments. Pura Desa Puseh is a very beautiful and artistic. Pura Desa Puseh Batuan besides emitting a high spiritual vibration also has a very long history, and inside there are ancient relics from the prehistoric period. The arrival of the influence of Hindu culture in Bali made of natural stones in this temple as a place of worship, both to the ancestors and worship the Hindu gods.
Structuring temple which is very good and beautiful as well as ornaments on the temple building a magnificent temple is visited by making tourists every day. Most of the decorative features and sculpture associated with Balinese buildings are traditionally present in the temples. Balinese temples feature inextricably bound architecture and sculpture. A Balinese Pura typically consists of walls surrounding two or three courtyards. The huge, elaborately carved entrance gate is usually a split gate.
The temples in Bali are a reflection of how the Balinese give importance to their faith and culture. The villagers in Bali spend their energy and money on their temples because it has a special meaning for them. Aside from building it to repay their ancestors for the prosperity they brought to their descendants, It’s a sacred place where people make contacts with their Gods.
One more proof of the greatness of the temple which always radiates charm in addition to a very high value history.
Dress appropriately before entering any temples. A visitor can't wear shorts. Not wear shoes while a traditional celebration or sash must be tied around the waist. Ladies do not enter the temple if you menstruating. If the temple requires a sarong to be worn, there is always one for hire around the area.
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