Ulun Danu Temple - Megalithic Temple RelicTravel
Ulun Danu is the act of pretending that subak temple which in glorifying by the farmers. Temple is located on the shores of Lake Beratan, its name taken from the name of the lake which is located on the up of the Temple which was founded. This temple complex has a mixed architecture of Hindu and Buddhist. Marked by a Buddhist stupa on the left and as we passed the entrance will be directly in the main part of the Teratai Bang Temple.
Ulun Danu marked by Meru level 11 as the worship of Vishnu, Meru level 7 to Brahma and Meru level 3 to Shiva. Most of the people who come to pray is to worship the goddess Danu, she is the goddess of water. Hopefully this island far from the danger of drought. This temple also consists 4 complex of the temple are: Lingga Petak Temple, Penataran Pucak Mangu Temple, Terate Bang Temple, and Dalem Purwa Temple which serves to worship the glory of God in its manifestation as a god Tri Murti, in order to apply the gift of fertility, prosperity, human well-being and the universe.
Ulun Danu TempleBased on the description in the Chronicle palm Mengwi, Ulun Danu founded before the year 1556 saka, by King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Putu. Since the establishment of the royal temple, Mengwi kingdom became famous and I Gusti Agung Putu dubbed by the people "I Gusti Agung Sakti". On the front page of the left Ulun Danu temple, there is a sarcophagus and a stone board that comes from the megalithic tradition, around 500 BC. Both artifacts are now placed respectively on the babaturan (terrace). Be expected that the location where Ulun Danu stood has been used as a place to carry out ritual activities since ancient megalithic.
Location: Candi Kuning village, Baturiti district, Tabanan regency. About 50 miles to the north follow the highway Denpasar - Singaraja, Bali.