Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com
Activities: Uniqueness of Tourism Village in Bali (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:43)
Activities: Tirta Gangga-Tanah Lot Cycling for HIV/AIDS Fundraising (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:42)
Activities: International Wedding and Honeymoon Festival (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:39)
Activities: Getting Medical Treatment while Spending Holidays (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:35)
Activities: Expand Chinese Market (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:31)
Activities: BVP and ARM Inaugurate New Office at Seminyak (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:28)
Activities: AAPA 2015 Held in Bali (Friday, 27 November 2015 11:11)
Tourist Object: Bali Sea Café (Monday, 16 November 2015 08:20)
People: Ni Putu Tirka Widanti (Monday, 16 November 2015 08:19)
Headline News: Two Figures of Ubud Palace Awarded Parama Bhakti Pariwisata (Monday, 16 November 2015 08:15)
You are here: Home News & Info Headline News Ratu Ayu Agung Mas Temple
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com

Ratu Ayu Agung Mas Temple

Ratu Ayu Agung Mas TempleKubutambahan sub district is one of the regions in Northern Bali having quite large amount of temple buildings (shrines) included in the kahyangan jagat or universal temple. The temples in Kubutambahan are widely believed to invoke the healing of various diseases. One of the temples frequently used by local devotees to invoke healing is the Ratu Ayu Agung Mas Temple. It occurs at the same area as the Puseh Penegil Dharma Temple in Kubutambahan. This temple is located at seafront or in the north of the Singaraja-Amlapura road section.

In the southern part, it has a pond whose water comes from a spring appearing in the temple area. Such holy water is taken advantage by devotees to perform purificatory rite or malukat and to invoke healing of various diseases. The priest of Ratu Ayu Agung Mas Temple, Jro Mangku Artawan, explained that many pilgrims came from various regions in Bali and outside Bali to say prayers in the temple. Moreover, on the full moon coinciding with rerahinan (holy days) or new moon and other Hindu holidays, the number of pilgrims would be much more crowded than usual days.

As long as he served the pilgrims coming to say prayers, said Mangku Artawan, many of them invoked holy water for self-purification. Not only that, some of the pilgrims also often invoked the healing of illness. He pointed out, there were pilgrims suffering from mental disorder and other diseases. For those that would pray mostly offered the oblation known as praspejati. In addition, there were also pilgrims ordering the oblation having been prepared by local priest in the temple area. “Since I pay devotional service in this temple, such a service has existed and many people have confidence to invoke the self-healing and self-purification spiritually,” he explained.

He added the total area of the temple was approximately 100 square meters. The temple complex had some shrines such as the Ratu Ayu Agung Mas or commonly known as Ratu Ayu Mas Megreong. This deity was believed to spiritually provide self-healing or self-purification. At the moment, the shrine has not been equipped with compound wall. Luckily, in the north directly bordering with the beach has been protected with levees, so the shrine is not threatened by the coastal erosion. Several years ago, the supporting devotees of the temple restored the temple and equipped it with compound wall. However, the front side of the temple has not been equipped with the entrance gates or kori. (kmb/ole)

Leave your comments

Saturday, November 28, 2015
0 characters
terms and condition.
  • No comments found
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by


Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com


Thank,s sdh update info mengenai sidatapa
Thanks, sdh di publikasikan keberadaan desa kami, sidatapa,
Sambangan trekking which located in Sambangan Village will take you to the real Nature Waterfalls of Bali with the challenge water attraction as like Jumping & Sliding in the waterfalls. Sambangan Village has offer amazing waterfalls will spoil your ...
If anybody here is interested in learning how to trade working from home I can suggest a website to you that I recently found and become a member to. The name of the website is Gold Trading Academy, I believe you can find them on Google. I never trad...



If you want to get / keep follow of the latest information from BALI TRAVEL NEWS, please register your email via SUBSCRIBE this form.


Find US on Mobile Apps