Pura Meru Lombok

Pura Meru Lombok
If you visit Mayura Park, do not forget to stop by to the adjacent Pura Meru. Same with other historical buildings in Lombok, Pura Meru-also keeps a unique and interesting story. You are interested? The temple in Cakranegara has three sacred areas, which stretch from west to east. In the west of the House Kulkul or Kentongan. The middle area is used for the place of offerings, ceremonies and prayers. While the easternmost region where there are 3 towering temples. Pura Meru is the largest temple and one of the oldest Balinese Hindu temples on Lombok Island. Built by the Prince of Bali Anak Agung Made Karang in 1720. The Pura Meru complex includes 3 temples namely Pura Brahma, Shiva Temple and Pura Vishnu. Yes, this temple is indeed a symbol of the universe and a tribute to the three major gods of Hinduism. Not only that, each temple also represents three mountains namely Pura Brahma representing Mount Agung Bali, Shiva Temple representing Mount Rinjani and Mount Semeru symbolized by Pura Vishnu. In terms of shape, each temple roofed with stacking 9 and stacking 11 with the highest Shiva temple. Each temple is separated by a wall and there are 3 doors to enter each temple. But on the door of Brahma and Shiva that is only opened once a year at Piodalan celebration every September 23rd. At this ceremony, each temple will be decorated with different fabrics of different colors that contain a certain meaning. The Brahma Temple is decorated in red, which means fire, the symbol of the death of Hindu people who was cremated by the fire of Brahma. Pura Shiva uses a white cloth that symbolizes the water that purifies the ashes of cremation before being waded into the sea. Pura Vishnu decorated with black cloth as a symbol of night and darkness. Darkness is a symbol of death or even a new life after death. Breath of religious harmony is still very visible around the region. There are mosques and churches that stand close together and each move with wisdom. What a valuable lesson for anyone visiting Pura Meru. If you visit Pura Meru, do not forget to wear a patterned yellow long cloth that has been provided by the local manager. This long cloth is a symbol of our reverence when entering the sacred worship area. You will not lose time to Pura Meru because the buildings and areas are still maintained and neatly arranged. To visit Pura Meru, you just ride a lot of public transport passing around this area. Pura Meru is just behind the Cakra market. Because still in the vicinity of the city of Mataram

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