Batukaru Temple is one of the temples on the Island of the Gods which is quite famous and mystical because it is used as a place to worship God. batukaru temple ubud Its function as a place to worship God has implications for so concerned to grow plants by empowering water properly and "walatra" as the meaning of carrying out God's decree in the realm of Balinese belief as "growing".
Located on the western part of Bali Island on the southern slope of Mount Batukaru in the village of Wongaya Gede, Tabanan. Batukaru temple is a place of worship of God as Queen Hyang Tumuwuh which means it is God as the one who grows. Located about 46 km from the city of Denpasar. Located on the slopes of the mountain makes the atmosphere at Batukaru Temple Ubud feel peaceful with the cool air.
In the main part of this temple complex, you will find around 24 buildings. All of these buildings have their respective functions. Both for the main function of the place of worship, and supporting functions of worship. The center of activity in this temple is in a row of temples in the form of temples. A total of 5 temples lined with a roof that isn’t shaped Meru, but shaped like a temple on the island of Java.
Before visitors who intend to pray at this temple, they must clean themselves first in Beji which is a place to cleanse themselves with holy water from the spring in the temple located on the slopes of the mountain. After cleaning up, new visitors are welcome to carry out prayers. The clarity of the water sources in the Batukaru Temple Ubud area can provide freshness both inside and outside.
The flow from the water source is divided into three fountains which is a special place for women. Next to it, there is bounded by a mossy concrete wall which is a special place for men consisting of three fountains. In the temple, there is also a very large pond with fish that live in it and right in the middle of the pool, there is a temple surrounded by plants.
Aside from being a sacred place for praying that is purified by the Hindu community in Bali, Batukaru Temple is also known as a tourist spot that is often visited by domestic and foreign tourists. Although as a tourist attraction, the area around Batukaru Temple Ubud isn’t found souvenir shops or other stalls such as tourist attractions in general. Therefore, Batukaru Temple is a place far from noise or other pollution. Tourists who want to visit must wear modest clothing, to preserve the sanctity of this place.
For you who want to know more about the Island of Bali, take your time to visit this Batukaru Temple. Because of the Hindu community in Bali, Batukaru Temple Ubud is one of the six temples that are a very important temple to visit in Bali.