Ulun Danu Temple - Temple on the Lake Beratan - Best Bali Holiday Packages

Ulun Danu Temple - Temple on the Lake Beratan

Ulun Danu Temple on the Lake Beratan

Bali holiday packages this time will explaining about Ulun Danu Temple, or commonly called as the Lake Beratan temple, with its function as a Dang Kahyangan, which means the temple that used by Hindu community to respect and sense gratitude for the prosperities, that has been blessed by the God.

Ulundanu Temple
In this case over to worship the God of Siwa (Goddess Uma), that gives blessing of the water, which used for life, and especially the agriculture of  Subak (Water Irrigation) Organization in the Regency of Tabanan. The word in the meaning of Ulundanu temple is deriving from word of Ulun (Ulu mean; head / central, and Danu (Danau) mean; lake.


So the name of Ulundanu is the temple that becomes central source of water (Source of Life / Prosperity). The other function of this lake temple is also used by Hindu Balinese to do the purifications ceremony. And the Ulundanu Temple is precisely located in the Village of Candi Kuning, Baturity Districts, Tabanan Regency, about 50Km from Denpasar City towards Singaraja City direction.

Ulundanu Temple
According to the history, this UlunDanu lake temple was build in the year of 1556 Caka / 1634 AD, which has a strong connections of Taman Ayun Royal Temple, that built by the King of Mengwi namely  I Gusti Agung Putu. Ulundanu Temple is a symbolic the glorification meeting in between the Mountain and the Lake (Siwa and Uma / Parwati), or the embodiment symbol of a Lingga and Lake (Identical to the sea) as Yoni, in essence is the symbol of LinggaYoni itself, or symbol the essential prosperity of Life. Until now this Ulundanu Lake Temple is very well known and often visited by Locals or Domestics and foreigners.


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Title: Ulun Danu Temple - Temple on the Lake Beratan


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