Sunday, January 2, 2011

Pura Uluwatu Temple

Luhur Uluwatu Temple or Pura Uluwatu temple is located in the region Pecatu Village, Kuta District, Badung.

Temple is located at the southwestern tip of Bali island over the stone bridge and a high cliff jutting into the sea and this is the Temple of Heaven Sad which is believed by Hindus as a buffer from 9 of the wind. This temple was originally used to be a place of worship a holy priest named professor Kuturan 11th century. He lowered the teachings of Indigenous Village with all the rules. This temple is also used to worship the holy priest that followed, namely Dang Hyang Nirartha, who came to Bali in late 1550 and end the journey with the so-called sacred Moksah / Ngeluhur in this place. The word is at the origin of the name Luhur Pura Uluwatu.


Uluwatu Temple is situated at an altitude of 1997 meters above sea level. In front of the temple there is a small forest called kekeran base, serves as a support of the sanctity of the temple.

Pura Uluwatu pesanakan has several temples, which are closely associated with temples temples parent. It is Pura Pura pesanakan Bajurit, Pererepan Pura, Pura toadstool, Pura Dalem Pangleburan Selonding and Pura Dalem. Each temple has close links with the Pura Uluwatu, especially in the days of his piodalan. Piodalan at Pura Uluwatu, Pura Bajurit, Pura Pura toadstool Pererepan and fell on Tuesday Kliwon Wuku Medangsia every 210 days. Manifestation of God who was worshiped in the Pura Uluwatu is the god Rudra.

Uluwatu Temple became famous for his right under it is a beach Pecatu often used as a place to surf sports, and even international events are often held here. This beach is very famous waves suitable for surfing to be a place other than the natural beauty of Bali is indeed very beautiful.


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