Tirta Empul

tirta empul

Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul attraction itself is located in the village Manukaya, Tampaksiring Gianyar, thus more famous among tourist as Tampaksiring. In this area also, where the top left of the baths, there is a Presidential Palace was built after Indonesia’s independence, is located in the village of Tampaksiring district of Tampaksiring Gianyar.

Tirta empul this is the only Presidential Palace which was built after Indonesia independence, until now this palace looks always clean and well preserved, while the five other Indonesian palace built since the Dutch colonial time. The location is quite strategic when the direction of Denpasar located in the majors to Kintamani.

Tirta Empul is one of the heritage site, until now still growing. For travelers who want a taste, the freshness of the water in Taman Tirta Tampaksiring can shower, freshen up in the pool Tirta Empul following pleaded penglukatan / ablutions. Used as a bathing place melukat Hindus, with the goal of cleaning the physical body and the spiritual, and the tourists that want to believe in the magical power of a spiritual activity, can take bath in the spray-spray showerhead that flows into a pond using traditional Balinese dress. Tampaksiring especially the area of washing will always be crowded at times Hindu religious hoy days, such as when the full moon or the moon.

Mythology

Tirta Empul, has a unique mythological and still trusted by the population of the island is even now, the story emerges from the story of King Bali who wrongfully named Maya Denawa, the king makes people anxious and miserable, the incident made the heaven gods are Dewana itself is very powerful so hard to be conquered, because magic is also cunning cyber Denawa creating toxic river water flowing there by making Gods troops poisoning, with his power of Lord Indra stuck his stick so that it appears the water (now called Tirta Empul) to splatter troops poisoned the god Indra so well as before. And finally Maya Denawa can be destroyed.