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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave | Cultures of Depasar

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave
Bali tourist attraction is a cave located on the beach called Beach Kusamba, at the mouth of the cave there is a temple named Pura Goa Lawah (Goa Lawah Temple).

Goa Lawah very interesting to visit because of strategic location off the coast with views of sea and island of Nusa Penida in the distance and the arrangement of beautiful beaches. On the beach sometimes tourists can witness traditional ceremonies and activities can also see bats hanging from the edge of the cave. Bali tourist attraction makes this one worth your visit with your family during the holidays to Bali

Location
Goa Lawah Klungkung located in approximately 1 hour drive from Denpasar City or 4 miles from the center of Semarapura which is the district capital Klungkung.

History
In Goa Lawah consists of two syllables of the cave, which means cave and Lawah which means bat cave where Lawah tail inhabited by thousands of bats in the mouth of this Bali attractions there is a temple Khayangan Jagat Pura status. Pura Goa Lawah is a sacred and beautiful area. There was a blend of sea and mountains (linga-yoni). As the name suggests, this temple there is a cave inhabited by thousands of bats. While at the mouth of the cave there are several palinggih Stana of the Gods. In the yard, also stood firm several Meru and other sthana. Narrated MPU Kuturan come to Bali during the tenth century the government-led Children's Youngest brother of King Airlangga. Airlangga own rule in East Java (1019-1042). When he arrived, mpu Kuturan find many sects in Bali. Seeing the fact that, mpu Kuturan then develop the concept of Tri Murti with the aim of uniting all these sects Kuturan MPU also teaches making heaven Pakraman Three in every village in Bali as well as confirmed the presence of Jagat heaven that one of them is Goa Lawah.

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

Goa Lawah Temple - Bat Cave

1 comments:

Frankie Paul said...

Goa is the perfect place for beach holidays; it is a perfect blend of traditional and modern aspects of life. On one side you have pristine beaches and on the other you have most scenic landscapes those look like nobody has ever stepped here before. Goa is a land of pristine white sand beaches and amazing beach resorts...http://www.lacabanabeachandspa.com

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