MELUKAT/ PURIFICATION CEREMONY/ TIRTA EMPUL TEMPLE
BALI THREE BROTHER TOUR 2
Departure time: 8.45-9.00 am (8 Hour)
Tour Program :
The discovery of Goa Gajah originated from the Dutch East Indies official report, LC. Heyting in 1923 who found statues of Ganesha, Trilingga and statues Hariti to the Dutch government. This was followed up by Dr. WF. Stutterheim to conduct further research in 1925. In 1950 the Department of Antiquities RI through sections of ancient buildings in Bali led by JL Krijgsman conducting research and excavations in 1954 until 1979 and was discovered ancient petirtaan place with six statues of women with showers water in the chest and until now its presence can be trusted to provide vibration purification aura for visitors.on 1931 Mr. Spies discovered heritage Conrat also quite important in the complex “Tukad Pangkung” in the form of a three-pronged stupa carved on a stone wall that had collapsed was lying bottom of Tukad Pangkung.
The temple compound consists of a petirtaan or bathing structure, famous for its holy spring water, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification. The temple pond has a spring which gives out fresh water regularly, which Balinese Hindus consider to be holy or amritha. Tirta Empul means Holy Spring in Balinese. Tirta Empul Temple was founded around a large water spring in 962 A.D. during the Warmadewa dynasty (10th-14th centuries). The name of the temple comes from the ground water source named “Tirta Empul”. The spring is the source of the Pakerisan river.The temple is divided into three sections: Jaba Pura (front yard), Jaba Tengah (central yard) and Jeroan (inner yard). Jaba Tengah contains 2 pools with 30 showers which are named accordingly: Pengelukatan, Pebersihan and Sudamala dan Pancuran Cetik (poison).The temple is dedicated to Wisnu, another Hindu god name for the supreme consciousness Narayana.
After the purification we will have Lunch at a Local Restaurant that have Indonesian food and with a rice terraces view.
Is one of the famous tourist objects in Bali situated in Tegalalang Village north of Ubud featured by the amazing rice terrace set the cliff. Tegalalang Village is located on 600 m above sea levels covered by good temperature where most of the villagers as a farmer. It offers the stunning view of rice terraces. This village is formerly as usually traditional Balinese village in Bali where most of the villagers are working on the rice field and some of them are working as government officer and other private sectors. Nowadays, Tegalalang Village is become famous because of the beautiful rice terrace that the tourist to come and see this amazing panorama. The visitors who visit this village will discover the beautiful green rice terrace on the cliff bank and understanding how does the local farmer work on it hardly to make rice. It is a beautiful site that you must go and visit directly and you will be in real Balinese ambiance.
We will stop have a coffee break, you may taste a real Bali Coffee, luwak coffee, teas and spices locally grown.
Comfortable Air-conditioned Car, Cold Mineral Water, Parking Fee, English Speaking Driver, Sarongs & Petrol, A basket of offering and flowers.
Entrance Ticket, Lunch or Dinner and Other Expenses
What To Bring : Sarong,Towel, extra Clothes