Sunday, September 14, 2014

Cute Toddler at Besakih Temple, Bali

Legong Dance, Ubud Palace - II

Legong Dance, Ubud Palace, Ubud, Bali: The Welcome Dance

From Gunung Agung Mountain Road - Looking at Bali's Active Volcano

On the Way to Besakih Temple, Gyarnar Regency, Bali

Besakih (Mother) Temple, East Bali, Indonesia - III: Impressive Entrance Tower

Besakih (Mother) Temple, East Bali, Indonesia - II: The Inner Courtyard, Sanctum Sanctorum and the View

Besakih (Mother) Temple, East Bali, Indonesia - I: The Approach and the Courtyard

The Mother Temple of Besakih, or Pura Besakih, in the village of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali,Indonesia, is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali and one of a series of Balinese temples

Perched nearly 1000 meters up the side of Gunung Agung, it is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung. This is built on six levels, terraced up the slope. This entrance is an imposing Candi Bentar (split gateway), and beyond it the even more impressive Kori Agung is the gateway to the second courtyard.

Chili Cottage, Ubud, Bali

Jing'an Temple, Shanghai

And oh, the Jing'an Temple! As per the piece of history printed in their ticket, the shrine was first built in 247 AD in the Wu Kin...