Lempuyang Temple Tour
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Apart from the trekking of the challenging mountain for its magnificent panorama of Bali from the topmost, there are still many choices that you can choose as you go for tour. If you want to go deeper and find out the hidden story of Bali and its historical site, Lempuyung temple tour is strongly advisable, since you will be led to the scenic panorama with the majestically stands great temple.
People who come to Bali have chosen this tourist attraction as the must-visit place during the trip to Bali. Unlike touring to the summit of the mountain, what people will discover along their journey? This creates the curiosity among the people who eagerly want to try out the Lempuyung temple tour.
Where is it located?
Broadly known for its holiness, Lempuyung temple is located on the topmost of the beautiful Belibis hills. If you want to visit this site, you are urged to drive heading to Karangasem regency. The Lempuyung temple tour leads you to this most sacred site that later also known as the home for God Iswara who is believed to be the one who keeps the peace.
Located at 1,175msal, this Lempuyung temple tour will lead you to the 1,700 stairs with the scenic panorama along the trip. To get this site, as you start your journey from Ubud, you are urged to go for 2 hours drive or it approximately takes two and a half hours from Kuta. It is quite easy to reach this site and this is the reason why this tourist attraction becomes the major interest among the visitors.
What does the word Lempuyang derive from?
According to Balinese cosmology, the name of this site is equally with temple of the East. Apart from your Lempuyung temple tour, it is necessary to know about the derivation of the word Lempuyang itself. Even though this word causes the dispute from any parties, the meaning of Lempuyang itself is quite meaningful. Based on what Balinese believe, the word Lempuyang comes from the word light meaning cahaya and the word hyang meaning God or Tuhan so that these two terms can be combined into “Light of God”.
Apart from its mentioned meaning above, some people who go for Lempuyung temple tour also relates the name of Lempuyang to the name of kitchen seasoning or a kind of herbal medicine to keep the immune system strong.
While some people relates the name of Lempuyang to many similar names, some locals define Lempuyang as “empu or emong” meaning as guardian. Unfortunately, Lempuyang temple is not as great as six other temples, since this site only has few shrines that fall into Padmasana which is later called as shrine of God and two other shrines dedicated to Hyang Gnijaya.
The Lempuyung temple tour gives the memorable experience as people want to discover the untold story behind the majestic temple. As you follow the long steps to reach the main temple, you will find something to deal with as you have arrived there. Being the witness of the religious ceremony is something that fascinates the tourist since people who come to this site want to get engaged with the culture and tradition as closer as possible.