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Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Kintamani is blessed with the second most important temple in Bali called Pura Ulun Danu Batur. The temple is dedicated to Dewi Danu, goddess of lakes and rivers is built in 1926. "Ulun Danu" literally translates as "head of the lake". The village Pura Batur were located in Mount Batur. The place which is very prone to volcano left only the idol statue in a voilent explosion happened in 1926. the down in the caldera at the foot of Mount Batur, an active volcano. The villagers moved to the highest and oldest rim of the caldera, where they rebuilt their village and the temple.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Peace of Mind
Shlokas

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).

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