The Wonderful Combination Between Ancient Place and Natural Place
Indonesia offers many unique things, relief is one of that. Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple are the famous place offering amazing relief. Bali also has amazing place to see awesome relief. If you want to spent you holiday with new experience, I suggest you to visit Candi Tebing Tegallinggah (Tebing Tegallinggah Temple).
Location of Candi Tebing Tegallinggah
Candi Tebing Tegallinggah is located in Bedulu Village, Blahbatuh District, Gianyar Regency. The location of candi is not so far from Denpasar City, it’s about 24 kilometers or 45 minutes. This candi makes Gianyar Regency to be the center of ancient site in Bali, because Gianyar has many ancient sites, like Goa Gajah, Goa Garba, Yeh Pulu, Gunung Kawi Temple etc.
The Candi Tebing Tegallinggah Information
This candi was found by Krijsman who is the archaeologist from Dutch in the Dutch colonial era. It was built in 12th Century, it is according to the inscription which was found in this place. Candi Tebing Tegallingah was designated a cultural tourist site in 1992. The Candi was curved in the stone cliff and the candi was separated by the Pekerisan River.
There are two temples with 18 hermitages, probably used for meditation and other religious purposes. There is a water fountain in cave and the water is usually used to purify various sacred temple ceremonial objects (melasti) such as pretima (wooden effigies to represent deities placed in temples) and others.
The Unique of Candi Tebing Tegallinggah
You can see three lingga, the representations of Trimurti. Trimurti is the mean God of Hindu; those are Brahma God (the God of Creator), Wisnu God (the God of Maintenance) and Siwa God (the God of Destruction). Beside enjoy the sacred candi, you can enjoy the amazing panorama of rice field and forest and also you can do the trekking activities. Candi Tebing Tegallinggah usually use for meditation place and conducting the Yoga.