In Tampak Siring, the Tirta Empul Temple means holy water that gushes out of the ground, purifying yourself with a bath in the holy water pool.
Pura Tirta Empul Tampak Siring, One of the few ancient relics in this village is interesting to see and note as a relic of the Bali kingdom. Next to the west side of the temple, at an altitude, is the Indonesian Presidential Palace, built during the reign of the First President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Soekarno.
Indonesian Presidential Palace, seen on the above hill.
Tirta Empul Temple is located at 36 km from Denpasar, approximately one hour away by driving. Located in the village area Manukaya, District of Tampak Siring, Gianyar, Bali
Regarding the name of this temple, it is most likely taken from a spring that is contained in this temple, called Tirtha Empul as mentioned above. Etymologically, Tirta Empul means water that gushes out of the ground. The water of Tirta Empul then flows into the river of Pakerisan. Along the river, there are some ancient relics.
The establishment of this temple was estimated in 960 AD in the era of King Chandra Bhayasingha from Warmadewa Dynasty. As usual Balinese temple, this temple is divided into three parts: Jaba Pura (Outside), Jaba Tengah (Middle) and Jeroan (Central).
The Main temple where the Balinese people praying after bath.
In the Jaba Tengah (middle area of the temple), there are two (2) pieces of a long rectangular pool and the pool has 30 pieces lined shower from East to West facing South. Each shower, according to the tradition has its own name such Pengelukatan showers, Pebersihan, Sudamala and Shower Cetik (Poison).
The name of Shower Cetik and Tirta Empul has something related with the mythology of Mayadenawa King Stone Newer (Bedahulu) with Batara Indra battle. In mythology it is told that King Mayadenawa being arbitrary and not allow people to carry out the a religious ceremony to beg salvation from God Almighty. After the deed was known by the gods, the gods headed by Batara Indra attacked Mayadenawa. Finally Mayadenawa can be defeated and fled to north side of Tampak Siring Village.
Many guest come to visit Tirta Empul Temple everyday. Make the Tampak Siring Tirta Empul become a popular tourist destination in Bali.
As a result of his power Mayadenawa create a spring of cetik (poison), which resulted in many of the irregulars of Lord Indra who died from drinking the water. Seeing this Batara Indra immediately plugged the spear and emit water out of the ground (Tirta Empul) and sprinkled holy water is used so after that the all gods could live again as usual.
The Public Facilities that available in Tirta Empul Temple Tampak Siring Bali :
- There are few stalls to have local food, snack, and drink around the area
- Sarong Rental
- Locker Rental
- Car Park
Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Entrance Fee 2023
- Donation of Tirta Empul Temple for Adult is IDR 50,000
- Donation of Tirta Empul Temple for children is IDR 25,000
Entrance ticket should buy in ticket counter. Available the brochure at counter. They will check your ticket on the way to the temple.
Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Opening Hours :
Open Every Day from 08.00 am to 05.00 pm
Closed on Nyepi Day (Silence Day / Seclusion Day)
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Location and Address of Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Bali :
Manukaya Village, Tampaksiring, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Indonesia
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Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Temple Bali Nearby & Direction :
- Ngurah Rai Airport (51.4 km)
- Kuta Beach Bali (47.4 km)
- Nusa Dua Beach (62.1 km)
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For those who want to Pengelukatan (purifying yourself with a bath in the holy water pool) in Tirtaempul Temple Tampak Siring, are expected to comply with the order or customary provisions in force : :
- Presenting a Yadnya Apetik Sari
- Not allowed to use soap, toothpaste, shampoo and other similar
- In order to wear traditional clothes
- For women, when the doing bath should dress modestly
- Not allowed to wash all types of clothing on the pool
For those who violate the provisions of No. 1 to 4 subject to sanctions of Yadnya Eka Sato, and violation of the provisions of No. 5 subject to sanctions Yadnya Manca Sato.
The regulation before you entering and doing bath ritual.
Paying attention to the meaning and sanctity of the temple as well as function as a place of worship of Hindus, there is a ban on entering the temple of Tirta Empul Bali for :
- Women in the state of menstruation, gave birth and abortion.
- In the state of being snag death.
- Do not enter the temple if not obey all manners and regulation.
- Suffer other stains which by its nature can be considered to tarnish the sanctity of the temple.
- Staining the sanctity of the temple (dress immodestly, defecation, flirting, fighting, scribbling buildings or shrines).
What you should bring for Tirta Empul Tour Tampak Siring activity :
- Payment (Cash, Voucher, Credit Card)
- Shorts or Swimming Wear if you will doing a bath ritual
- Sport shoes/sandals
- Hat & sunscreen recommended
- A chance of clothing
- Camera or Video Recorder to save your perfect Bali Holiday memories in Tirta Empul Temple Tampak Siring
Tips For Your Holiday Trip and Vacation in Bali :
Comfort and safety during travel are two very important things before deciding traveling to a place. Here are some tips that can help you survive during the journey to the destination:
- Avoid showing off valuable things
- Do not solitude or being alone
- Save important documents & belongings
- Bring supplies as needed
- Keep food consumption and use mineral water
Watch Youtube a beautiful Temple of Tirta Empul Tampak Siring, people doing bath purifying ritual.