Tirta Empul Temple is a famous temple in Bali also this temple has a pool of holy spring. Water from the Tirta Empul spring flows into several fountains which people believe can give blessings and healing. The villagers believe that the fountain water has a healing power to heal the body and also to heal the spirit in mind. Our driver in Bali will guide you to see this sacred ritual.
Tirta Empul Temple is a place for residents in Bali to perform water blessing rituals. At this time, this temple also provides an opportunity for tourists who want to be part of the ritual. So then, this temple is the place you should visit in Bali for your Bali day tour.
The Video about Tirta Empul Temple
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The name of Tirta Empul Temple comes from the word “tirtari air hampul’ which is written down in inscription temple called Pura Sakenan in Manukaya village. The “tirtari air hampul” means holy water comes from the spring.
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This temple was built as a holy spring temple with its fountain water by the King Sri Indrajaya Singha Warmadewa in 960 AD. Based on Bali’s holy book called Usana Bali, it was said to be a legend that the spring water from Tirta Empul Temple was created by God Indra. He created this spring water during his war against the cruel King as represent of Demon named Maya Denawa
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How to get to Tirta Empul Temple
This temple is located in the village called Manukaya, Tampaksiring district, Gianyar regency and is about 39 km from Denpasar. Located on east side of the Tampaksiring President Palace. If you like to come to here to do water blessing, it requires to bring offering and sarong for following the procession