Gunung Kawi is an eleventh century sanctuary and funerary complex in Tampaksiring north east of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, that is spread crosswise over either side of the Pakerisan waterway. It includes 10 rock cut candi (holy places) that are cut into some 7-meter-high (23 ft) protected specialties of the sheer precipice confront. These burial service landmarks are thought to be committed to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana administration and his most revered Lords. On the east side there are five sanctuaries that are devoted, as indicated by one hypothesis, to King Udayana, his ruler Mahendradatta, and their children Airlanga, Anak Wungsu, and Marakata. The sanctuaries on the west side are devoted, as indicated by a similar hypothesis, to the ruler's minor rulers or courtesans. on the north place of worship (east side) a neat engraving peruses: "Haji Lumahing Jalu," signifying "the lord made a sanctuary here."
How To Reach Indonesia
Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport is situated in South Kuta district and is just 13 kilometres from the main town of Denpasar. Flights from major international cities regularly fly in and out of the Denpasar Airport. From here, take a taxi to your destination. Buses aren't available from the airport.
Others Way To Go
Fly to Singapore, Sumatra or Java and take a ship for your onward journey to Bali.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Peace of Mind
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.