SAMUAN TIGA TEMPLE

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SAMUAN TIGA TEMPLE

The majority of the population of Bali is Hindu with the place of worship is Pura, so it is not surprising that the small island which is a world tourist destination is also known as the island of Seribu Pura, and all regencies in Bali have a number of temples that are worshiping all Hindus in Bali, one of which is the Samuan Tiga Temple located in Bedulu village, Blahbatuh District – Gianyar. This temple does have a historical background that is very important about the order of life of the Balinese people to this day.

In addition to the historical background of the founding of the Temple of Samuan Tiga which is an important part of the development of religious beliefs for Hindus in Bali, the Samuan Tiga temple is also a historical heritage which was known as Pura Samuan Tiga, this temple has been established and is called Pura Gunung Goak and some even call it the Batan Bawah Temple, well since there was a meeting between sects and produced a new agreement the place was known as the Samuan Tiga Temple.

PURA SAMUAN TIGA

HISTORY SAMUAN TIGA TEMPLE

Every Kahyangan Jagat temple in Bali, of course, has a historical background as well as the Samuan Tiga Temple which is the forerunner, origin or early history of the formation of the Kahyangan Tiga Temple and Pekraman village in Bali. In this temple a gathering took place at the decision of the meeting agreeing that the god Tri Murthi was the main deity they worshiped consisting of 3 Deities namely Lord Brahma who was believed to be a manifestation of Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa who served as a Creator God, Lord Vishnu as a God The Preserver and Lord Shiva are the gods of the fuser.

Starting from Bali at the time, the people adhered to many beliefs or sects, at least 9 sects were adopted including; Shiva Sidhanta sect, Vaishnava sect, Brahma Sect, Rishis sect, Buddhist Sect, Bhairawa sect, Ganaptya sect, Sora sect and Pasupata sect. There are so many sects that are developing and with a vast area of ​​the island of Bali that is not so large, so that it is prone to friction and conflicts between sects, disputes often occur which cause Bali to be unsafe and chaotic.

island of Seribu Pura, and all regencies in Bali have a number of temples that are worshiping all Hindus in Bali, one of which is the Samuan Tiga Temple located in Bedulu village, Blahbatuh District – Gianyar. This temple does have a historical background that is very important about the order of life of the Balinese people to this day.

In addition to the historical background of the founding of the Temple of Samuan Tiga which is an important part of the development of religious beliefs for Hindus in Bali, the Samuan Tiga temple is also a historical heritage which was known as Pura Samuan Tiga, this temple has been established and is called Pura Gunung Goak and some even call it the Batan Bawah Temple, well since there was a meeting between sects and produced a new agreement the place was known as the Samuan Tiga Temple.

HISTORY SAMUAN TIGA TEMPLE

The frequent confusion made the king who ruled at that time the husband and wife king Sri Dharma Udayana and Gunaprya Dharmapatni, took policy steps to conduct a large meeting with the existing sects, Gunung Goak Temple which is located on a plateau and is a sacred area considered to be strategic for holding such a large meeting, then the temple was announced as a place of worship, three important elements present at the meeting were Shiva, Buddha and Bali Aga.

In a large meeting at the Samuan Tiga Temple, in 1001 AD it was led by Mpu Kuturan (senopati Kuturan) a follower of Mahayana Buddhism, he was an adviser to the king of Airlangga who ruled in the Kahuripan kingdom, Mpu Kuturan, also an expert in religion and government. In deliberations with sects and religious leaders who have succeeded in deciding and agreeing on the application of the Tri Murthi concept through the formation of Pekraman village with Kahyangan temple Three of them are Pura Desa where worship of Brahma, Pura Puseh to worship Lord Vishnu and Pura Dalem to worship Lord Shiva.

The success of the gathering or meeting with religious leaders in the Samuan Tiga Temple who agreed on a monumental decision for Hindus in Bali inherited to date, is certainly an important historical milestone for the development of these Hindus, this is certainly inseparable from the legendary figure Mpu Kuturan, so that all sects can unite no more conflict and unite the heart and self according to the Tri Murthi concept that has been agreed upon.

In each village of Pekaraman there is Kahyangan Tiga which is a place for one of the villagers, they consist of various groups of people, be it clans, castes, national or color groups. If in one clan or one inheritance is united in the environment of the discussion or refutation of the moon. For this reason, Samuan Tiga Temple in Bedulu is also to commemorate the services of Mpu Kuturan in uniting Balinese people at that time.

ENCHANTMENT OF SAMUAN TIGA TEMPLE

Besides having a very important historical value in the civilization of religious life in Bali, Samuan Tiga Temple is a cultural heritage of the past that is certainly quite interesting not only for local residents, but also for foreigners who are on holiday to Bali. Pura Samuan Tiga is also a popular tourist destination for those who want to get to know Balinese culture more closely. Moreover, the location or location of this temple is quite strategic in the tourist path in the direction and adjacent to Ubud attractions, Goa Gajah, Tirta Empul Tampaksiring and Kintamani, so you can schedule a tour in Bali with more time efficiency.

Samuan Tiga Temple in Gianyar Bali

Samuan Tiga Temple is one of the tourist attractions in Gianyar Regency, in the nuances of rural nature that is still beautiful and cool, this temple is also one of the cultural heritage sites that is preserved and preserved, its beautiful natural charm blends beautifully with the existence of the temple consists of 7 mandala (pages) temples with different heights. In the Samuan Tiga Temple, a unique tradition called “Siat Sampean” is held every year to coincide with the Full Moon of Jiyestha, around May in the Christian calendar. Whereas pujawali or piodalan at Samuan Tiga temple every 6 months, at Saniscara Kliwon, wuku Kuningan coincides with the Kuningan holiday.

Those of you who want to get to know cultural and historical tourism in Bali, this Samuan Tiga Temple in Bedulu is a must visit, you can pack a full day tour to this area and pack a visit to a number of other tourist attractions such as Ubud, Kintamani and Tegalalang. Location of Samuan Tiga Temple on Pura Samuan Tiga Street, Bedulu Village,


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