Lempuyang Temple – The Great Temple Covered In Stunning SceneryTravel
Lempuyang Temple is a sacred place for Hindus in Bali are located in the Eastern part of Bali, exactly in the Purahayu Village, District of Abang, Karangasem Regency. Distance from Amlapura town about 22 km, to the north through the Tirtagangga toward to Ngis Village then turn to the east to the village Purahayu. Vehicles can only reach the village crying, then walk to the village and headed Purahayu temple at the top of the hill Bisbis.
The journey took +/- 3 hours, it was quite heavy and tiring, because the road that passed through very narrow and uphill. However, fatigue can be offset by the beautiful scenery which can be enjoyed from the top of the hill during that climb. With the backdrop of Mount Agung panoramic views, in addition to a sanctuary, Lempuyang Temple is unique with its natural purity, particularly forested areas into the lungs island resort.
From the top of Lempuyang Temple, we could see Amed coast and Culik Village, in the east there is Mount Seraya, south of the city there is Amlapura, Candi Dasa, and Padangbai with the blue sea. In the west are villages under the mountain, there are Ngis village, Basang Alas, Megatiga and Mount Agung which looks beautiful. Here too there are many monkeys that roam along the way to the summit.
According to historical records, the temple is a place of Lempuyang Luhur Içwara Gods who are in the eastern parts of the wind Bali. He is a manifestation of Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa. There are a number of steps that must be traversed by tourists or anyone who wants to visit Pura Lempuyang Luhur. This stage begins from the Pura Agung Lempuyang Upgrading a building with Balinese architecture, then Telaga Mas Temple and Telaga Sawang temple, both the temple is believed to have a cleansing function for anyone who wants to the summit. The next stage is Lempuyang Madya Temple, Puncak Bisbis Temple, Agung Lempuyang Market and finally Lempuyang Luhur Temple as the culmination of a series of travel. The interesting thing and special of Lempuyang Luhur Temple is tirta (holy water) located in the group of bamboo that grows in the area of the Luhur Temple.
For tourists who want to see the beauty of Mount Lempuyang, we have to climb more than 1,700 steps, at the moment on the path to the top of that we are in offering cool air from forests that are still beautiful and more unique. The things that have to be prepared is the physical endurance and pure conscience. Also there are some restrictions that should not be saying rude when traveling, people in a state of mourning (no family who died, and others), menstruation and breastfeeding women, small children who have not broken their milk teeth should not be used to enter temples or worship to the temple local. Taking or eating pork was also not allowed to enter the Lempuyang Temple.