Taman Ayun Temple Bali is one of the Bali Tourist Attractions located at Mengwi. Taman Ayun Temple is a royal family temple from the Mengwi empire as one of the most visited places of interest on Bali Island.
Pura Taman Ayun is a royal family temple of the Mengwi Empire, is one of the Bali Tourist Attractions and the most famous interest place in Badung Regency. it is set on the land which is surrounded by a big fish pond that looks like a drift on the water. It owns a beautiful temple building with a multi-storied roof and Balinese architecture. The wide beautiful landscape garden in the front courtyard welcomes all visitors who come and visit this temple.
Taman Ayun Bali Temple History
Pursuant to the Papyrus Chronicle of the Mengwi (Lontar Babad Mengwi), the temple which is now referred to as Taman Ayun Temple had been newly sanctified in the year 1634 M and it is named Taman Ahyun Temple. The word Ahyun is coming from from the root word Hyun meaning a temple is founded in the park (pool with a beautiful garden) which can fulfill the desire. The word Ahyun is then changed into Ayun word.
Taman Ayun Bali Temple Position and Function
The function of Taman Ayun Temple is a place to pray to the god in their manifestation. It is according to the content of Babad Mengwi and the existence of temple building structures, especially the temple that is located in the third area (Jeroan). According to Astadewata, the special God worshiped in Taman Ayun Temple is the God in manifestation as a Wisnu God his palace located on the top of Mangu mount. In papyrus of Usana Bali mentions that one of the Dewa Catur Lokapalas carries through its worship is Meru Pucak Pangelengan which is a temple building with 9 multistoried roofs. Pitara God is a holy soul deity of ancestor who is also referred to as the other names Hyang Pitara or Dewa Hyang. Pitara God is obliged to be worshiped by the clan heir (Prati Sentana) in the form of a temple ceremony which has the same meaning as the ceremony to the god. The worshiping existence of Pitara God in Taman Ayun Temple can be searched and proved pursuant to the existence of temple building which lay in by consecution in east which is called Paibon that is representing Special Temple. Taman Ayun Temple in capacities or its status as a special altar for the King family of Mengwi Palace or as a Merajan Agung from Mengwi King Families specially for the founder of Mengwi Empire is I Gusti Agung Putu.
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Taman Ayun Temple Bali Locations on Maps
Taman Ayun Temple is located in Mengwi Village, Mengwi sub-district, Badung regency. it is strategically located beside of major roadway between Denpasar to Singaraja.
The Related Bali Tour Packages To Visit Taman Ayun Temple
Taman Ayun Temple Bali is one of the Hindu Temples in Bali become a tourist destination that has been visited by many tourists from local and foreign. The Bali Half Day Tour Packages an Bali Full Day Tour Packages to visit this interesting place like :
- Bedugul Full Day Tour Packages
- Tanah Lot Sunset Tour Packages
- Bali ATV Ride & Tanah Lot Tour
- Bali Rafting & Tanah Lot Tour
- Bali Water Sports & Tanah Lot Tour
By visiting Taman Ayun Temple Bali, you will get a new experience during your holiday on Bali Island.