Tirta Empul Temple (Tampak Siring Temple) is a holy spring water temple located in Tampak Siring Village, Gianyar regency . It is set in the dale and encircled by the hill. In the west side of this temple, there is an Indonesian President palace which has been found by the first president.

Tampak Siring temple located in Gianyar regency, Bali. Easy enough towards Tampak Siring temple. From Denpasar city about as far as 30 miles to the north. Can be taken approximately 1 hour drive from Denpasar city and 1.5 hours from Kuta area. Tampak Siring temple, is a complex of baths kings of his time. Being Gianyar city. Tampak Siring temple is one of the six most important temples in Bali.

The wellspring emerges from the land is believed that it is the infinite creation. According to the history, that, that this water source is arranged and sanctified by king Indrajayasinghawarmadewa in the year 882 Saka (960 M). He has given the name with Tirta ri air hampul.

The data is loaded in the inscription that is located at Sakenan Temple. Besides of the above epigraphy data, in Tirta Empul Temple is also found the archaeology omission like Colossus Yoni, Arca Lion, Tepasana and Tirta Empul Pool.

According to the story Tirta Empul is created by Bhatara Indra when bearing arms against the king where his palace is located in Bedahulu Countryside. He is known as a very miraculous king, which he can lose or show suddenly, therefore he is named by Mayadenawa. Because of its miracle, he becomes the arrogance and expressing himself as a god.

The Mayadenawa King owns the assistant which is called Kalawong. They prohibit the people to do the praying to the god so that is often happened the natural disaster, disease epidemic, agriculture fail and finally miserable life society.

Finally Betara Indra gives battle against the kings that happened in Tampak Siring and then the Mayadenawa is gone to the wall and disappear. King Mayadenawa has also created poisonous pools which can the team of Bathara Indra die and faint after drinking this water.

Then Bathara Indra stick the weapon of Umbul-umbul and finally the water is emerging so that called by Tirta Empul and then it is passed to the dead and faint soldier that made them back to live.

Therefore at the moment this pool water is sanctified by the Hindu society in Bali and they believe that this water source can heal various of diseases, hence every day this place is a lot of visited by Hindu people to do the ritual and sanctify them self.

Photo Gallery Tirta Empul Temple Tampak Siring

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