Hello traveler! Hope you had a wonderful day. Great day tell experience during holiday in Bali. As we know Bali is the one of favorite tourist destination in the world. Bali Island with the beautiful scenery of nature and the unique tradition and culture make tourist come to Bali. Beside the nature and the unique tradition and culture, Bali also has the activities to burn and increase your adrenaline. The adventure activities in Bali are the favorite by tourist who loves the adventure activities. Some adventure activities you can enjoy in the nature like: trekking, hiking, cycling, ATV riding, rafting, and many more. Well, Here today I would like to tell you about one of Tourist attraction in north Bali, well , here it is.
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, or Pura Bratan, is a major Shivaite and water temple on Bali, Indonesia. The temple complex is located on the shores of Lake Bratan in the mountains near Bedugul. Water temples serve the entire region in the outflow area; downstream there are many smaller water temples that are specific to each irrigation association which is called subak in Bali.
Built in 1633, this temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Danu, due to the importance of Lake Bratan as a main source of irrigation in central Bali. The 11 stories of pelinggih meru dedicated for Shiva and his consort Parvathi. Buddha statue also present inside this temple. Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area. Located 1200 m above sea level, it has a cold tropical climate.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is consisted of 4 temples complex that are:
- Lingga Petak Temple owns the function to worship the Siwa God
- Penataran Pucak Mangu Temple is referred this gate as Parhyangan ri pinggiring rawa Beratan or Danu Beratan Temple to worship the Hyang ing Parwata or Deity which is placed in Pucak Mangu that is Bhatara Hyang Danawa as according to papyrus of Padma Bhuwana and Usana Bali, because Mangu Mount is located in north direction, hence it is called the Bhatara Hyang Danawa or Wisnu God
- Terate Bang Temple is functioning to worship of Brahma God
- Dalem Purwa Temple is functioning to worship of Danu Goddess which is considered to be miraculous of the Bhatara Hyang Danawa or Laksmi Goddess.