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Lingsar Temple

On the island of Lombok, o­ne of the best-known tourist attractions is PuraLingsar Temple. Located at the north end of the beach at Ampenan, PuraLingsar is also Lombok's most important religious site.The temple was built in 1714 by Balinese Hindus when they first visited Lombok. However, PuraLingsar is not a purely Hindu temple. It represents a blending of the Hindu tradition with WektuTelu, a religion practiced by the Sasak people, Lombok's natives. WektuTelu's adherents consider themselves Muslims, but do not follow many of the religious commandments that more orthodox Muslims do. They have adopted other beliefs from Hinduism and native animistic traditions. This dual heritage makes PuraLingsar an important symbol of unity among the islands' faiths.

Visitors to PuraLingsar are expected to wear a sash or sarong to enter the temple. If you forget, there will be vendors outside happy to rent you appropriate clothing. You can also explore the temple's outer buildings without any special dress requirements. The northern, elevated part of the temple is the Hindu section, while the WektuTelu worship in the southern section.

PuraLingsar is famous for a pool of water in the WektuTelu area, sacred to the deity Vishnu. This pool is home to a family of holy eels, who can be lured out of their hiding spots with hard-boiled eggs. You can purchase eggs from stalls outside the temple to feed the eels yourself.

In mid-December, PuraLingsar hosts the temple festival of PerangTopat. During this festival, representatives of the Hindu and WektuTelu communities put o­n an elaborate costumed parade and then square off for a wild mock battle in which the weapon of choice is ketupat -- balls of sticky rice wrapped in coconut leaves

Meru Temple

Another relic remaining from the Karang Asem Kingdom is the Meru Temple at Cakranegara.The temple was built in 1720 during King Anak Agung Made Karang rule as a symbol of Hindu unity on Lombok Island. Several structures are found in this complex, all of them designated to function for particular purposes, including the 33 stalls located next to the main temple.

Meru temple located in cakra negara, beside local market there you will see the witness harmoni life Hindu relegion with the others like moslem relegion, Meru temple belong of 33 group of Hindu seround cakranegara.Big festival will always celebrate around month of October every year.if you visit the temple you should wear sarong or sash.or there are vendors will give you sash as symbol a polite entering to the temple.

Suranadi temple

One of the reasons to visit Lombok Island is none other than the grandiose mountain called Rinjani. However, not all tourists are aware of the presence of a holy temple called Suranadi. As the name suggests, it is located in Suranadi Village and belongs to Narmada Sub-District, West Lombok. Here is the fact. The temple is part of Suranadi Natural Park as visitors can find a lush forest to explore too on the site. Still, the temple becomes the main attraction of the site and it often attracts outsiders who want to learn its history and conduct photogrape. The interesting thing is that Suranadi temple is not the only shrines that people can find in Lombok. Not only it is a holy place, but the temple offers a serene atmosphere and it is located in the midst of pristine environment as well. On top of that, nearby facilities are available including inns and food vendors.

Suranadi Temple becomes a place to conduct religious rituals especially among Hindu People of Lombok. However, due to its comfortable atmosphere, the temple starts attracting people who want to enjoy sightseeing & relaxation. Not to mention there are several natural springs (5 of them) called Pancak sara or PancaTirtha. It is said the water contains God’s Blessing and the locals often use it to perform rituals regularly. Despite located separately, the springs are considered the one in terms of function.

Tourists also need to know some facts regarding Suranadi Temple. One of them is related to the name. According to the locals, Suranadi means “the river of the Gods”. It is said a holy man with his comrades came to the site and took a rest for a while back then. This man plugged his wand to the ground in 5 different locations and magically water sprout well! Not many villagers know this legend, though. So, as for tourists, it is better to come with a reliable local guide to get further information regarding the history of the temple.

Aside from the history and nuance, the temple becomes a good location to enjoy photography. The structure is unique and it features several ornaments that are worth a photo shoot. However, all visitors must not cause troubles during the visit. Also, littering is quite prohibited as the temple is considered sacred! Have no worries. Visitors are allowed to eat snacks and enjoy drinks as long as they take care of the trash later.

Narmada Temple

Narmada Park is located in the Village Lembuah, Narmada district, West Lombok regency, some 10 kilometers east of Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara. Park which covers about 2 hectares was built in 1727 by King of Mataram Lombok, Anak Agung Ngurah Karang Asem, as a place Pakelem ceremony held every full moon Caka fifth year (October-November). In addition to the ceremony, Narmada Park is also used as a resting place of the royal family during the dry season.

The name of Narmada is taken from Narmadanadi, the son of a very sacred Gangga River in India. For Hindus, the water is a sacred element that gives life to all beings in this world. Water emanating from the soil (spring) is associated with Tirta Amrita (immortality water) emanating from Kensi Sweta Kamandalu. Formerly the possibility of Narmada name used to name the name of springs that form several ponds and a river in that place. Eventually used to refer to the whole complex of temples and Narmada Park.

Narmana Park complex in Lombok it can be divided into several parts, the main gate, jabalkap, twin lake, gate bracelet / paduraksa, mukedes, padmawangi lake, lodge hall, bright hall, patandaan, sakapat buildings, halls bancingah, Pura hump and Pura Lingsar.The following will described the parts of the Narmada Park from the main gate.

Arch-shaped main gate and was briefly on the north. Once we enter the main gate jabalkap page, in which there is the twin lake. In the southern part jabalkap there is a gate called the Gate Bracelet or Paduraksa that links between pages jabalkap with mukedes page. On page mukedes there are several pieces of buildings, among others Sanggah Temple, Hall and Hall Pamerajan lodge (one of the buildings between the king's residences). In the southeast there is a gate mukedes page to the page pasarean. On this page there are also paseran Hall lodge, Lake Padma wangi, Pawedayan, pawargan, Light Hall, and a new building that does not clear the status. Light Hall is a building that serves as a resting place / king bed, shaped stage made entirely of wood. The top of the building which used to enjoy the open view of the Meru temple on the east side. Doors and windows Light Hall is patterned single month and herbs.

In the east there is a page pasarean hump or PuraPura Narmada. Architecture resembles a staircase shape punden. The most sacred part contained in the central courtyard in the most above steps ( temple in Bali's most sacred pages is generally the most rear).This temple temple belonging to the universe or a temple common to all Hindu Dharma and is one of eight old temple on the island of Lombok. Narmada temple situated on a cliff-steps staircase, being under the cliffs of the valley and the lake there are mermaids swimming child soon.South there pasarean page patandaan page. On this page there are two buildings patandaan sakapat wantilan which is a kind or four-poster outdoor stage. On this page often held a variety of performances. While in the south there Patandaan bancingah. Left on this page is now just a wall around the yard with two gates for a while.

Elements of other buildings that actually there are many, including showers nine (Siwak) is located on the SegaraAnak. The shape of the building with two separate sections dorogancet resemble traditional building in Central Java. This building includes a building sacred to both Hindus and followers of Dharma Tilu Time.

In addition, there are also a source of Hall petirtaan its water comes from Mount Rinjani. Petirtaan Hall is also the meeting place of three sources of water, namely Suranadi, Lingsar, and Narmada. For the eyes of its water comes from Mount Rinjai and meeting place of three other springs, the water that exist in Central petirtaan can be trusted to make the people who drank and washed her face with water in it will stay young.

Other buildings in the Narmada Park complex in the form of landscaping has been difficult to trace its authenticity. According to the map of 1899 parks in the Narmada Park complex are: Angel Park, Garden AnyarParesak Parks, and Parks hump. Newer parks and park hump is now a township resident. While the park has now become Paresak orchards with the main crop is the mangosteen fruit.

Batu Bolong temple.

Pura Batu Bolong, This unique temple can be found on the beach SegaraBatuBolong, in the traditional village of Canggu, North Kuta district, Badung. BatuBolong temple is facing the sea south of the island of Bali. Distance from Denpasar to the location of the temple about 7 km. From the location of the temple pamedek can witness the beautiful scenery along the coastline in the area of Kuta and the Bukit. PuraBatuBolong was established as a place of worship of the Ida BataraSegara and is one of the Jagat Temple of Heaven in Bali. Hindu community in Bali always come to this temple every day to perform prayers invoke blessings of Ida BataraSegara be given salvation and harmonious. Additionally BatuBolong temple is a sacred objects belonging purification pretending in Bali (pralingga or pratima Ida Lord and all equipment). Ritual Melasti ceremony, Pekelem, Purnama Kapat and Piodalan always held in this temple.

Mayura water palace Temple

This park is located in the central business district, precisely in Cakranagera District, Mataram, and West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Visiting the West Nusa Tenggara Province will be more complete if you took a stop at the Mayura Water Park. Mayura is a unique and distinctive blend of the concept of parks, pools and temple worship. The building is still thick with shades of Bali, Java and Lombok was built at a time when the kingdom was still in power on the island of Bali, Lombok, precisely in the year 1744 AD by King A.A. Made Karangasem.This building was originally named the Garden Palace Kelepug. The name was taken from the sound that emerged (kelepug-kelepug) because of the swift water discharged from springs in the middle of the pond in the park.

This historic building offers a combination of atmosphere between natural feel, the atmosphere of religious and historical. When you enter this location, the first impression that emerges is the impression the building is able to bring Peace Park natural. The palace is equipped with a pool, arranged in such a way that looks like a beautiful garden. In the middle of the pond stood a building called "Bale Kambang". Some call dyke (in local language means Small Island) because of its presence in the middle of a pool that resembles a small island in the middle of the ocean. In the complex has a lot of mangosteen trees are found neatly lined up that add air coolness of air in the park? If you're lucky, a tour guide will allow you to pick some fruit mangosteen.

Some buildings are characterized by the combination of Balinese and Javanese influences and Lombok makes Mayuravery nuanced religious. In fact, according to park rangers, the main spirit of this park is a temple located in the upstream pond. However, because the extent of the park, a row of mangosteen trees, pond width and location of the temple which is at the tip, making the temple is always missing from the attention of visitors. Temple is still using the old name "Kelepug" to remind the real name of this location. In some special rituals, the temple is still functioned as a place of worship of the gods.

If you visit this site, you will be accompanied by a guide that a lot of things talked about the history of Mayura. Among the interesting thing in the history of development of some parts of this park is a stone faced man of West Asia.


Selaparang Grave

Selaparang Grave is a tomb complex located in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, precisely in the district of Swela about 65 km from Mataram. Such as religion tours in generally, Tomb Selaparang is not free from the myth which is believed by the residents and visitors. The local people believe that if we are still single, only wash your face by using the water of the Tomb, then you will get a mate.

The existence of Selaparang grave was very sticky with the presence of Selaparang Kingdom on 13th and 16th century.Selaparang Kingdom is a Hindu kingdom whose power ended with the arrival of the expedition of Majapahit kingdom in 1357th. The next Kingdom of Selaparang was Islam kingdom.

According to the story that evolved from mouth to mouth, the Tomb was built when one king or the guardian of Selaparang hunted by the Dutch. When it breaks through the wall of the king's mosque which is located next to the tomb and disappeared there. In this complex there used to be a library, but the Dutch destroyed it. In this library there is a history of the Selaparang Kingdom at that time.

If you visit Grave of seleparang, then you must follow the rules that apply there as prohibited photographing, you should wear decent clothes, remove footwear and for women who are menstruating are not allowed to enter the tomb area. In This tomb complex there are three tombs are most visited by visitors there are the tomb of King Selaparang, The parents tomb of King Selaparang and the tomb of Commander Gajah Mada. One of the Islamic trail in this tomb is one of the tombstones bearing the Arabic letters and letters that are intermediate in ancient Javanese letters to Bali which consists of five lines and sculpted in the form of bas-reliefs, which reads "La ilahailallah, waMuhammadunradul, ulla, headstone, gegawean and parayuga.

Loang Baloq Grave

Grave LoangBaloq, so local people call it. LoangBaloq not name anyone, but Loang Beams are Sasak language means banyan tree hollow. Banyan tree itself is believed to have hundreds of year’s old, visible roots and stems are very old. Grave LoangBaloq actual burial complex. In the tomb complex of dozens of bodies and have been residing in the neighborhood cemetery overgrown with a number of trees like frangipani funerals generally. However, from the tombs there, there are three sacred tomb. The tomb which was located inside a large hole which is formed from the roots of a banyan tree, the other one on the other side of the hole, and another one in addition to a banyan tree. 

Tomb was in a hole right in the bottom of the banyan tree is the tomb of Maulana Syech AbdurrazakGaus, while in the hole side of the Orphan's grave and on the outside is still there is a banyan tree beside the tomb of Datuk Sea. Tomb of Maulana Syech Gausdi keramik Abdurrazak been white, rectangular-shaped with a hole in the middle. In the middle of the hole that the pilgrims used to strew flowers. Although the tomb had been surrounded by trunks and roots of a banyan tree, but to enter the tomb has been built its own entrance. In addition to the entrance, water for pilgrims has been prepared.Beside the entrance is also available mosque. 

While the Orphan's grave is outside, beside the tomb of MaulanaSyechAbdurrazak. The tomb was covered trunks and roots of a banyan tree, the outer being, only the roots and part sectional beringing trunk. Be relatively small in size. Meanwhile, Datuk Sea tomb, not directly under the banyan tree, but besides the tomb of Orphan.The tomb has a black dikeramik are in a permanent building measuring around 3x4 meters. 

Data Office of Tourism Arts and Culture City of Mataram, on the basis of history, in the year 1866, a major cleric named Maulana Syech Gaus Abdurrazak originating from the Arabian Peninsula came to Palembang. From Palembang, the great scholars continue the journey and landed in the coastal Ampenan Beach, Mataram. When it was in the area of Maulana Syech Gaus Abdul razak convey advice-advice which is based on the teachings of Islam. Doctrine is highly trusted by the community, not only in Mataram, but also on the island of Lombok. Grave-eating until now frequently visited by pilgrims from the island of Lombok and other areas.The pilgrims who came to the tomb of his usual spirits pray beside Allah Ta'ala accepted. Additionally, there were pilgrims who solemnize haircut children were toddlers (ngurisang). After the pilgrimage, visitors to the tomb LoangBaloq usually also took to enjoy the beauty of Cape Coral Beach, Ampenan. Beach with palm trees lining the edges, extend in front of the tomb complex. 

Loang tomb located in The Village Baloq Cape Coral, Ampenan, Mataram. Tomb complex not far from downtown Mataram, only about three kilometers. To reach the tomb complex Loang Beams, very easy, because the tombs and beaches kompekAmpenan only split by the ring road is already paved Mataram. Now, if you travel to the island of Lombok, not just tourism, arts, culture and culinary course that can be enjoyed, but there is also considerable religious tourism to enter the agenda of the visit.


Bayan Old Mosque

The form of this mosque is not much different from the surrounding houses. The form is simple makes it easy to recognize from the curb. The building of this mosque has a size of 9 x 9 meters. The walls were low and made of woven bamboo, the roof is composed of overlapping shaped blades of bamboo, while the foundation-stone floors made of stone. Meanwhile, the floor of the mosque made of clay that has been covered with reed mats. In the corners of the room there are four main pillars mosque mosque cantilever, made of jackfruit wood cylindrical. Inside the mosque, there is also a drum of wood, which hung on a pole roof of the mosque.

Although a simple shape, but the mosque has a distinctive Beleq Bayan, which has become one of the historic sites in Indonesia. This mosque stands in the 17th century, which meant he was already more than 300 years. Kecamatan Bayan is one of the gates of Islam in Lombok. In this district, Islam was first introduced, and Beleq Bayan Mosque is the first mosque that stood on this island. Inside the mosque, there Beleq (mausoleum) one of the first Muslim missionaries in the region, namely Abdul RozakGaus. Moreover, in the rear right and front left of the mosque there are two small huts. In the second hut, there are tombs of religious figures who helped build this mosque and take care of from the outset.

Every day, Beleq Bayan mosque is no longer used by the surrounding community. However, this will again crowded mosque at the Islamic religious holidays. One of them at the time of the celebration of Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad is usually held for two days. At the celebration, Beleq Bayan mosque would be filled by the visitors. In celebration of the birthday of the Prophet, the visitors who want to follow the procession of the ceremony, are required to follow existing regulations, such as the need to use traditional dresses like dodotSasak, sapuk, and others. For tourists from outside the island of Lombok, may use an aircraft from Jakarta, Surabaya, Bali, and other cities. From Mataram can use public transportation to the District Bayan. However, for the convenience of travel, it is advisable for travelers to use rental vehicles. In addition to stops at several points of interest contained in all the way to Bayan district, visitors can also arrange the visit with more flexibility.

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