Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Beautiful central gate at Pura Batur

Beautiful central gate at Pura Batur

Pura Batur is located in the village of Kintamani, Bangli regency, is a temple complex located in Mount Batur. 


On arriving in front of the Pura Batur complex, on the road linking the Bangli Buleleng, you will see a row of magnificent temple with Balinese architecture. This temple consists of several large and small temples with the function and purpose of worship is different.

When the celebration ceremony held in this temple complex, all the temples are decorated with a series of leaf and flower. Looks very festive and exciting. This temple complex not only for a place of worship, the temple is also a tourist attraction.

Upon entering the temple area, you will see a large gate in the middle. This large gate pass should not be in vain. The function of this gate, is for a crossing of the gods. Typically, this gate functioned during the ceremony peak, used for carrying people crossing sacred objects in the temple toward the outside. This sacred objects carried through the temple gate in the middle. So this is the gate of the holy gates can only be opened and traversed while carrying sacred objects to exit and enter the temple area.

All temples in Bali has a sacred gate in the middle. This gate also serves as a barrier temple. Gate that limits the region's most sacred temple with an outside area. In general, the area of ​​the temple is divided into three parts, the outer, middle, and inner. Each section limited by walls and gates. The outer part is the environment outside the temple which is also a public place. The middle part is the part to perform various activities support the temple. The inside is the most sacred part of a temple. On the inside is where the gods.

When the ceremony and celebration carried on, the gate is decorated with a series of leaf and flower. When the gate is decorated, looks very beautiful and attractive. High artistic value, and the magical feel of very visible. This gate splendor emanated from a variety of decorations are in pairs.

If you are in the area of ​​Mount Batur, try visiting this temple complex. Do not forget to prepare your camera to take pictures. You can see a large caldera of the temple area. Batur lake can also be seen from this temple.

Beautiful central gate at Pura Batur

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