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In addition to the beach and pretend to be holy, Bali also has a holy place like Tirta Empul that is located in Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Bali. The bathhouse is still used as a place of Balinese Hindus purify themselves.

Pura Tirta Empul is the remains of the royal Balinese springs. That said, the area is a wilderness first Tampaksiring used as a refuge because King Mayadenawa not allow people to worship gods.

The gods were angry, and the wrath of the king fled into the woods, then miracle turned into a toxic spring. But the gods also act to change the springs become sacred and used as a ritual to this day. Tirta Empul itself means holy water that comes out of the ground. The holy water flowing into the river around him.

Melukat is the name of self- purification rites in the bathing pool. This ritual has been performed since the 10th century. Those who would like to cleanse himself in the pool of holy water must be willing to stand in line, men and women.

Before you dive in the pool, they perform prayers to the gods. Then they walked to a pond there are 13 showers holy water. On arrival they immediately plunge and climb prayer first, then gently wash their face. In the vicinity of showers seen some cymbals called cider offerings.

Ritual melukat not ended up here, they continued walking to a prayer tirta and climb back and get cleaned up. After wet in the pool, they dry off and change clothes. Then all the people gathered in the inner courtyard.

Bathing pool is not quite as self purification place, but also as a preferred tourist attraction. There are also the remains of the ancient royal site in the village area. Tampaksiring region as a tourist destination as well as view the history of a Presidential Palace is located very close to the Pura Tirta Empul. Of course, the typical atmosphere of the island was strong in all regions Tampaksiring.

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