Jagatnatha Temple

There are various interesting places to visit while in Denpasar. One of them is Pura Agung Jagatnatha. This temple can be the first stopover location you can go while in the capital of Bali Province. Moreover, this temple is no less interesting than other temples. Pura Agung Jagatnatha is the biggest temple in Denpasar City. Its location on Jalan Mayor Wisnu and very strategic that is just east of Puputan Badung Field and adjacent to Bali Museum. Pura Agung Jagatnatha 1 1024×1024 »Pura Agung Jagatnatha, The Greatest Temple Tour in Denpasar City This temple was built in a west-facing position towards Mount Agung. It is believed that Mount Agung is the house of the gods. Pura Agung Jagatnatha built as a place of worship of Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa (God Almighty). The construction of Pura Agung Jagatnatha is not necessarily built up, but through several processes. Starting from the number of Hindu immigrants who come to Denpasar City and can not find places of worship. Then held the Parisada Hindu Dharma pledge on November 20, 1961. At this pesamuhan approved and realized for the construction of a temple. Finally on February 5, 1963, the governor of Bali who served at that time Mr. Anak Agung Bagus Sutedja, approved the construction of the temple. Then the name of Pura Agung Jagatnatha was given officially. During the construction period in 1966 was hampered because of the September 30th Movement by the PKI. So the new resumed on July 28, 1967 until the temple building was completed. Finally on May 13, 1968, Pura Agung Jagatnatha was inaugurated and opened. Pura Agung Jagatnatha 3 1024×576 »Pura Agung Jagatnatha, The Greatest Temple Tour in Denpasar City Based on its shape, this temple is Pura Kahyangan Jagat with beautiful buildings filled with religious ornaments and full of ethnic nuances. In the middle of the temple site there is a Padmasana with a height of about 15 meters. This Padmasana is made as the throne of the gods. Padmasana in Pura Agung Jagatnatha is made of white coral stone and on the tower side there are carved faces and hands of Bhoma (child of the earth). This carving is believed to drive out evil spirits so as not to disturb the sanctity of the temple. Enter the temple area, there is a carved bridge of lotus and frogs. There are also some pelinggih such as pelinggih Dalem Karang, Pelinggih Ratu Niang, and Pelinggih Ratu Made. There are also Bale Paselang buildings, Bale Gong, Bale Kulkul, Perniyosan, great pemedal in the form of building Kori Agung, and temple building bentar. Educational Tour History of the Bali People Struggle in Denpasar Unlike Pura Kahyangan Jagat in general which has 3 pages of pages nista, madya and main Manda, the courtyard at Pura Agung Jagatnatha only has one wide enough courtyard. Pura Agung Jagatnatha 4 1024×683 »Pura Agung Jagatnatha, The Greatest Temple Tour in Denpasar City Not only as a place of worship, this great temple is also visited by tourists because of its beauty and uniqueness. The location is on the tourist route so it is very strategic and never empty of visitors, either come to worship or just to enjoy the beauty of the temple. This great temple is also open 24 hours for anyone who comes to worship. Including the arrival of the tourists. However, there are things to watch out for. You still have to respect and not disturb the continuity of Hindus worshiping in this temple.

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