Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu is in Tampaksiring district that exists from Ubud to the north in 10km.
It is not large so much, however, it is a tranquil temple to which surroundings were sealed by the forest. There is a fountain where the clear water that is called “Holy fountain” begins to spring in the temple.

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Gianyar Regency: Bali provinci, Indonesia Country, From Peliatan village is the direction to the North, and in a location that many of the engraver, along the road to gab while their hands were busy carving wood with a small shiv. And in the village is located in the northern village of Tegallalang, District Tegallalang, while Ayr or Hamlet Village Pujung including Sebatu.

Bad king Maya Denawa was defeated at the army of Dewa Indra because of the fight that happened in Tampaksiring village. Then, bad king Maya Denawa ran away to Subatu village on the west side in Tampaksiring village. All villagers were frighteningly because of the emersion of Bad king Maya Denawa, and ran away from the village at that time. God Vishnu of water saw flurry of people on Sebatu village. People who ran away from this village were neither the eaten one or the drinking water, and were ashamed very much. Then, Vishnu gave the spring water for them. And, the souls including Vishnu challenged Maya Denawa to a fight. The bad king Maya Denawa to whom the compel had already failed was driven to Petanu river, and killed. The villagers built a small shrine in the place in a present temple for rescuer Vishnu. It is said that this is a starting point of Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu.

Belonging to a place Villages Sebatu have a Sebatu Pura Gunung Kawi. And Pujung village is visited by many traveler as well as Archipelago and their goal is to see and buy the results of the handicraft community in the form of banana trees, fruits, flowers, antique statues, statue of Garuda and others made from wood. In the area of village is handily found evidence usefulness. Proof of which is the Linga in some temples, the ceremonies that do not wear Pedanda, and also the absence of Padmasana at the temples of this village environment. Sebatu own name has been linked with the stories contained in the palm of Usana Bali Mayadenawa story.

Story Gung kawi temple in Sebatu

When there was battle between Mayadenawa and Betara Indra, when Mayadenawa have experienced the beat he retire to the North.Probably because of fatigue, while the adversary still chase, slipperiness feet on a rock. In the Balinese language means nyauh slip or anchor. Because slipped on a rock, then this place is named Anchor Stone. Because the development of the word Anchor Stone transformed into Sebatu. And Pujung village is visited by many tourists as well as Archipelago and their goal is to see and purchase the results of the crafts community in the form of banana trees, fruits, flowers, antique statues, statue of Garuda and others made from wood. In the area of village is handily found evidence usefulness.

proof of which is the Linga in some temples, the ceremonies that do not wear Pedanda, and also the nothingness of Padmasana at the temples of this village environment. Sebatu own name has been linked with the stories contained in the palm of Usana Bali Mayadenawa story. When there was war between Mayadenawa and Betara Indra, when Mayadenawa have experienced the defeat he withdrew to the North. Perhaps because of fatigue, while the enemy still pursuing slippage feet on a rock. In the Balinese language means nyauh slip or anchor. Because slipped on a rock, then this place is named Anchor Stone.

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Because the development of the word Anchor Stone transformed into Sebatu. Village is located in the northern village of Tegallalang, District Tegallalang, while Hamlet Village Pujung including Sebatu. From the village Peliatan village is the direction to the North, and in a location that many of the sculptor, along the road to chat while their hands were busy carving wood with a small knife. And the Indigenous Villages Sebatu have a Sebatu Pura Gunung Kawi. And Pujung village is visited by many tourists as well as Archipelago and their goal is to see and purchase the results of the crafts community in the form of banana trees, fruits, flowers, antique statues, statue of Garuda and others made from wood. In the area of village is easily found evidence .

The temple is like the park, and there is settled tranquil, atmosphere. A lot of fish are swimming in the fountain in the temple. Feelings are recover when is in this temple that be redundant in beautiful water and green. The sound where the spring water flows to the having a bath place is very comfortable. Water clears at all and it is popular as the temple where holy water springs up to people. Local and tourist’s lovers are often seen to feel time pass peacefully.
This temple is 15 minutes by car from Pura Tirta Empul. It is recommended to stop by this temple by all means if going to Pura Tirta Empul.
It will be recover very much by this temple done remaining quiet very much in a relaxed manner.

 

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