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Exploring the Holy Spring Water Temple in Bali

If you visit Gianyar you will find the Tirta Empul Temple which is visited by many tourists.

Ubud & Gianyar Temples are with Pura Tirta Empul which is owned is well-known, especially with the holy natural spring in the Temple of Tirta Empul.

Local residents believe the water can have magical powers.

The holy water is one of the streams from the Pakerisan river.

Besides visiting the Tirta Empul Temple you can also visit the Presidential Palace of the Republic of Indonesia which is not far from the temple area.

The Presidential Palace was built during the administration of President Soekarno.

Pura Tirta Empul is very beautiful and can give a different sensation to our daily activities. Tirta Empul Temple tourism in Tampaksiring Gianyar Bali has a very interesting beauty to visit.

In the temple of Tirta Empul, there are springs and are also used by Hindus, for bathing and begging for the sacred.

History
According to information obtained from various sources,

The name Tampak Siring comes from the word Tampak which means the soles of the feet and Siring means tilted. Usana Bali is a lontar that tells the history of Tampak Siring Bali.

In Balinese history, it is said that in ancient times Mayadenawa was a strong king, but had an evil nature and considered himself a god. Because of his evil nature, then Lord Indra sent his troops, to destroy Mayadenawa.

Mayadenawa lost the war against Dewa Indra and Mayadenawa fled to the forest. To eliminate the trace, Mayadenawa walked by tilting his feet in the middle of the forest. Although Mayadenawa tried to eliminate the trace, but his attempt to escape failed. Before being captured by Dewa Indra's forces, Mayadenawa created a poisonous spring.

With poisonous springs, Mayadenawa managed to kill several forces of Lord Indra who chased Mayadenawa.

To deal with the poisonous springs of Mayadenawa, Lord Indra created the antidote. This spring is called Tirta Empul (holy water), therefore the temple that has this spring is called the Tirta Empul Temple.

The forest used for Mayadenawa fled, with its feet tilted, this is now a tourist area of ​​Tampak Siring.

According to the story that was obtained where after drinking holy water, the Bhatara / Lord Indra forces could recover as usual.

Centuries later spring arrived and this place was converted into a water park by the king of Indrajaya Sigha Warmadewa in 882 Γ§aka and was given the name "Tirta Empul" which means hot steam.

The beautiful sensation with the presence of holy water will be very interesting to visit.