Melanting Temple

Pura Melanting is located in the village of Banyupoh, Kec. Groggak, Kab. Buleleng, including the area of ​​North Bali. About 50 km west of Singaraja city. The existence of this temple Melanting not only as a place of worship for the Hindus, especially the traders, but also tourists, because the temple in Bali is beautiful and beautiful, nuance calm because it is in the middle of the forest in the foothills Pemuteran. Has a story or history that is quite unique and full of mystical, associated with the journey of a magic pastor from the land of Java named Dang Hyang Nirartha. Entering the temple area Melanting you have to go through the road a little narrow residential and small forest, but the car or tourism bus can enter. But until the location of the atmosphere is very relieved and peaceful, wide parking area and temple Melanting seen standing majestic and beautiful at altitude, stepping stairs, past the gate you are greeted two large dragon statues decorate the main gate of the temple. A number of temple complex to be a place of worship before heading to the main temple area. Melanting temple building has indeed been redesigned by a leading architect, Ida Bagus Tugur. Because of the location of this temple Melanting in the highlands, then when you are in the temple area, you can see the surrounding natural beauty, green hills surrounding the area and from a distance visible blue Java sea, plus a quiet atmosphere and away from the crowd, suitable for those who want to do meditation to calm the soul and mind, pujawali or odalan in Pura Melanting coincides with Purnama sasih Kapat according to Isaka calendar. Pura look beautiful in the natural environment is still beautiful is ideal to become one of the mainstay attractions in northern Bali. Pura Melanting is one of the temples of Kahyangan Jagat in Bali, occupies an important position in the row of temple names in Bali, as a religious society and believe in the existence of one God is Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa, but his manifestation with many names accordingly function and its properties. As with Pura Melanting, it is a functional temple because as a place to worship Ida Bhatari Melanting or Dewi Melanting pleading for prosperity, fertility, safety and to be waged in the business of trading. Pura Melanting is closely related to trading business to be launched, that is why every market is established temple Melanting. Worshiping Goddess Melanting in Pura Melanting can be equated with Bhatara Rambut Sedana or Dewa Kwera as the god of money. Pura Melanting in Buleleleng Regency, its location is quite adjacent to Pura Pulaki including also Pura Pabean, Ida Mutering Jagat in Pemuteran and Kerta Kawat, the history of the mock establishment has a close relationship with each other. The existence of Pura Melanting and other temple pretenses is closely related to the journey of the holy Reverend Dang Hyang Nirartha from the land of Java to Bali in spreading and instilling the noble values ​​of Hinduism to the people of Bali. The arrival of Dang Hyang Nirartha to Bali is not separated due to the collapse of the Majapahit kingdom and the influx of Islam in the land of Java. The trip invites family like wife and children. Dang Hyang Nirartha also known as Dang Hyang Dwijendra and Pedanda Sakti Wawu Rauh, his journey from Java to Bali is of course very far away, so his wife Danghyang Biyang Patni Keniten who was pregnant at the time felt tired, his legs were swollen and aching, it seemed to lift the foot to continue the journey to the far east. Because of that the Pastor was wondering whether to accompany his wife to give birth or continue the holy journey. Finally Dang Hyang Nirartha decided to continue the journey and leave his soul mate in the village where he was accompanied by one of his daughters named Dyah Ayu Swabawa and accompanied by a number of his followers, while other sons and daughters who are still strong walking and invited to continue the journey, and later if Dang Hyang Nirartha has reached the destination will be sent followers to pick up his wife and children to rejoin their extended family. Danghyang Biyang Patni Keniten, accompanied by his followers and a daughter, rested to a proper health, then opened the land for farming and paddy fields. With a variety of life sciences, the science of religion and supernatural The sign of wife with full of wisdom teach about life sciences to the surrounding people, gradually become known and have thousands followers and become mother of all society here. He finally gave birth to a son named Bagus Bajra, his face beautiful and charming.


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