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Great Besakih temple

Pura Agung Besakih is a complex of temple architecture in Besakih village, Rendang district, Karangasem regency, Bali, as the largest worship place Hindu community in Bali. The complex on slopes of Mount Agung consists of a Penataran Agung Besakih as the biggest temple, a Pura Basukian and 17 temples others as companion. Cool mountain air with beautiful natural panorama, traditions and religious rituals of Hindu community in the land of Gods.

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The Great Besakih temple is the mother of all temples in Bali as the first revelation of God to Hyang Rsi Markendya as a forerunner to the Hindu Dharma religion in Bali. Besakih stands 900 meters above sea level is the hub of the entire temple on Bali island.

Fragrant aroma wafting incense and flowerbeds when entering the complex. People dressed in white seen passing the great temple compound, carrying offerings and prayers. The building complex has a tall and slender structure is typical of Balinese architecture.

Pura Penataran Agung is the largest temple and center of all temples in complex. Three statues or symbols of Tri Murti Gods is Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva which typify the God of Creator, God of Sustainer and God of Reincarnation. A temple called Pura Besukian is the location where the revelation of Sang Hyang Widhi down to earth and received by Hyang Rsi Markendya.

The building complex is closely related to the presence of Mount Agung in the northeast. Gunung Agung the highest mountain on the island is trusted by the community as a center of ancestors and the gods who become messengers Hyang Widhi to teach the doctrine of Hindu Dharma in Bali.

Besakih as the mother temple of all temples on the island organized diverse types of spiritual activities at most and be the center of rituals, ceremonies and activities in celebration of Hindu Dharma religious holy days. Penataran Besakih for the celebration of Galungan and Kuningan and a few days after Nyepi holy day for Tirta Yatra ceremony.

Location: Besakih village, Rendang district, Karangasem regency, Bali.

Activity: Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

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Tinuku Travel Great Besakih temple is center religious rituals Hindu Dharma Bali stands majestically on slopes Mount Agung

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants, hotels and resort.

Reach access: 53 km from Denpasar city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar city.

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