Ulun Danu Bratan Temple (Floating Temple Bali)

Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Bali is one of the popular tourist destinations located at Tabanan Regency. Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is Balinese Hindu Temple set on Beratan Lake, Bedugul Bali. As one of Bali Tourist Attractions, this interesting place many visited by local and foreign tourists every day. The temple is located in the plateau area covered by the cool temperatures and blessed by the panoramic view that makes it very famous among the tourists and very exotic to visit during your vacation in Bali.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Bali

All You Need To Know About Ulun Danu Bratan Temple

Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Bali is a Balinese Hindu Temple located at Bedugul Bali and is the most visited Tourist destination on Bali Island. This Bali Tourist attraction is set on a lake with beautiful panoramic Beratan Lake View and is surrounded by a green hill.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is taken from the name of the lake where the temple is located. Beratan Lake’s name is inseparable from the name of Beratan Mount like God and Goddess as fertility sources, and prosperity for the sake well being in life and society life. In the papyrus chronicle of Mengwi, Ulun Danu Beratan is called by the name Parhyangan Ri Pinggir. Ulun word comes from Hulu means head or authority which in this case means God or Goddess. Based on the concept or understanding of Rwabineda (two differences between bad and good), so the Ulun Danu Beratan is meaning a ruler or Danu Goddess.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Bedugul Bali History

The flashes history of Ulun Danu Beratan can be known based on archeological data and historical data contained in the Mengwi chronicle. There is a sarcophagus in form of a stone and a board on the left of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple that is come from the megalithic tradition around 500 BC. Both artifacts are now placed on each Bebaturan (terrace). It can be predicted that the location where the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple had been used as a place to carry out the ritual since the Megalithic era.

Based on the data of the Mengwi chronicle was implicitly outlined that I Gusti Agung Putu the founder of the Mengwi Kingdom builds the temple on the edge of Beratan Lake before he established Taman Ayun Temple. On this Lontar (bible made from papyrus leave) is not mentioned when he was found the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, but on the Lontar was fond the Taman Ayun Temple establishment with the ceremony held on Anggara Kliwon Madangsia ( Tuesday, Balinese calendar ) Saka year 1556 ( 1634 AD).

Function of Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

All of those complex temples are functioning to worship the Glory of God in each manifestation as the God of Tri Murti in order to invoke the grace of fertility, prosperity, human well, and rule of the universe. The four complexes of Ulun Danu Beratan temples are functioning as follows:

  1. Lingga Petak Temple to worship the Lord of Siva
  2. Penataran Pucak Manggu Temple to worship the God of Vishnu
  3. Terate Bang Temple to worship the Brahma God
  4. Dalem Purwa Temple to worship Danu Goddess.

Tourist Attractions Nearby Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Bali

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Bali. This interesting place is located nearby other attractions in Bedugul Bali, such as Bedugul Botanical Garden and Gitgit Waterfall Bali.

Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Locations

Ulun Danu Bratan Temple is strategically located in the hearth of Bedugul, one of the famous tourist destinations on Bali Island. It is set on the beautiful lake of Beratan and just beside the main road from Denpasar to Singaraja town.

The Related Bali tour packages to visit Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Bali

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is one of the most visited interesting places on Bali Island and most Bali tour companies mention Ulun Danu Temple Bedugul Bali in their tours itineraries, the Bali full day tour packages as below: