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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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Merak Abyorhokokai

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Ake Patra

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Singayaksa

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

Samudra

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Parang Rusak

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Sero Tangga

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Gonggong Siput

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

Kaharingan

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Peresean

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Rasamala

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Kain Cual

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

Srimanganti

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Daun Sirih

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Honai

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Rangkiang

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

Kalo Sara

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Sekomandi

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Lontara

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Biji Kopi

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Buketan Bali

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Ikan tambal

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pala Salawaku

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Pisang Bali

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Teguh Bersatu

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Durian Pecah

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Prada Papua

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tangerang Herang

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

Alam Pantai

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tidayu

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Cengkeh

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

Sandeq

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Sekar Jati

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

Raja Ampat

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

Awan Berarak

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Asmat Papua

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Sido Mulyo

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Kuda Kupang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Tenun Bima

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

Kawung

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gamolan

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