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Bedugul – Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

The Ulun Danu Beratan Lake (photo: Ulun Danu)

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bedugul

Bedugul, the site of the Ulun Danu Beratan water temple, is an excellent place for having a peaceful retreat or spiritual soul discovery. From its location on the high plateau right in the centre of the island, it commands a great view of the subak irrigation of Bali. You can walk around the lakes, surrounding hills, and visit the water temple to join the water purifying rituals. It is a magic place with cool air, mists, and the fragrance of flowers.

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Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bedugul

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Pisang Bali

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Barong Bali

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Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tongkonan

Toraja’s traditional house is called Tongkonan. Tongkonan is a place for

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes