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Desa Temple as Tourist Attraction

Desa Temple as Tourist AttractionDesa and Puseh Temple with its uniqueness does not only become the pride of Batuan community, but also becomes the attraction to foreign tourists. Since the opening of the tourist route of Denpasar - Gianyar through Celuk (1980), Batuan village began to be known. Many tour guides and travel agencies take their guests to see the uniqueness of the temple. “Initially, tourists were free to enter the temple. However, to maintain the sanctity of the temple, guests are given a cloth and shawl with compensation of voluntary contribution,” said Chief of Batuan customary village, I Wayan Bendi.

Indeed, the Desa and Puseh Temple of Batuan village is always crowded with tourists every day. From the morning till night, foreign tourists are always fascinated to see the uniqueness as well as feel the magic aura of the temple. Some are coming in person, while some others come with travel agencies by small and large vehicles.

According to him, the cultural activity categorized to be unique became an attraction. Desa temple with typical carved shrines also became an attraction. Ancient relics of various forms exuded magic aura. Tradition of cockfighting and the presentation of Rejang Dance were also serving as fascinating cultural attraction.

Cockfighting tradition and Rejang Dance performance were not organized in relation to the peak of piodalan or temple festival. However, they were organized every year, approximately 4 months before the Nyepi Day. Such unique traditions were held from sasih kalima (the fifth month in Balinese calendar falling around December) to sasih kasanga or the ninth month. “The cockfighting is performed in the temple area while the Rejang Dance is staged in wantilan hall in the temple,” he said.

Tourists making a visit were not charged with an admission fee but a voluntary donation. The donation was then put into the village fund to repair the temple and finance the oblations and rituals in the temple. Similarly, it was also taken advantage to finance the other temples in the village area. “Existence of the fund greatly alleviates the burden of Batuan community consisting of 110 families. As a result, they will not be charged with any levies. They just need to pay devotional works,” he added. (BTN/015)

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