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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Tanah Lot And It History

Tanah Lot was a tourist attraction in Bali, Indonesia. Here had two temples that were located in on the big stone. One was located on the stone chunk and his one located above tebing resembled the Uluwatu Temple. This Tanah Lot temple was part of the Sad Kahyangan temple, that is temples that were the foundations of the Balinese island. The Tanah Lot temple was the temple of the worship of gods of the guard of sea of place sea.
According to the legend, this temple was built by a person brahmana that roamed from Java. He was Danghyang Nirartha that succeeded in strengthening the inhabitants's Balinese belief would the Hindu teaching and built this Sad Kahyangan in the 16th age. At the time the ruler of the Lot Land, Bendesa Beraben, was jealous of him because his followers began to leave him and to follow Danghyang Nirartha. Bendesa Beraben told Danghyang Nirartha to leave the Lot Land. He promised and before leaving his Lot Land with his strength moved the Batu Chunk to the middle of the coast (not to the middle of sea) and built the temple there. He also changed his shawl into the guard's snake of the temple. This snake is still having now and scientifically this snake including the kind of the sea snake that had the characteristics berekor thin and flat like the fish, the black colour was striped yellow and had poison 3 times were stronger than the snake cobra. The end of the legend mentioned that Bendesa Beraben had 'finally' become the follower Danghyang Nirartha.

The land tourist attraction lot was located in the Village of Beraban Kecamatan Kediri Kabupaten Tabanan, around 13 km west Tabanan. On the side north the Tanah Lot Temple was gotten a temple that located above tebing that projected to sea. Tebing this connected the temple with the mainland and have the shape of like bridge (buckled). The Lot land was known as the place that was beautiful to see the sun sank (sunset), tourists are usually busy in the afternoon to see beauty sunset here.

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