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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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The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gamolan

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Durian Pecah

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

Samudra

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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Teluk Tomini

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Tabir Tanjung

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Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Enggang Dayak

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

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Singayaksa

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Abimanyu Prince

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Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kuda Kupang

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Angsa Duo

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

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Tikar Natuna

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

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Tubo Kelapa

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

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

Lontara

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tanah Liek

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Gentala Arasy

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gonggong Siput

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

Awan Berarak

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

Ikan tambal

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

Bultiya

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

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Karawo Pinang

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

Taiganja

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Cengkeh

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Prada Papua

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Bintik Tujuh

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Rangkiang

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Wakatobi

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Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

La Galigo

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

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

Rasamala

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Leuit Sijimat

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

Burung Bidadari

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Rutun Penyu

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Wirasat

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Gajah Way Kambas

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Sekomandi

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Tidayu

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Kalo Sara

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Desa Na Tolu

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Srimanganti

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Bale Lumbu

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Kuda Sepasang

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Dayak Taghol

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Mahkota Siger

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Jumputan Bintang

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

Pisang Bali

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

Parang Rusak

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

Kamaro Timika

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Gumin Tambun

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Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Kain Cual

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Pintu Aceh

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Tangerang Herang

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Peresean

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Asmat Papua

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Kawung

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Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung