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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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Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Merak Lasem

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Srimanganti

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Manguni Minahasa

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Daun Sirih

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Gentala Arasy

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

La Galigo

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Parang Rusak

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

Desa Na Ualu

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Lipaq Sabe

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

Sinaran

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Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Kalo Sara

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Desa Na Tolu

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

Wirasat

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

Taiganja

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

Tanah Liek

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Prada Papua

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

Pisang Bali

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Sekar Jati

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Bekantan Pakis

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

Ikan tambal

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

Honai

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Kaharingan

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Biji Kopi

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Cengkeh

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

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tongkonan

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kawung

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Gamolan

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Buketan Bali

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

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Tikar Natuna

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

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Rangkiang

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

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Tubo Kelapa

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Sekomandi

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Angsa Duo

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

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

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

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Ake Patra

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Durian Pecah

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

Lontara

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Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Peresean

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Besurek Rafflesia

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

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

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Daun Simpor

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Raja Ampat

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

Kain Cual

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

Tenun Bima

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Awan Berarak

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

Insang Ikan

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

Paqbarre Allo

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