Sebatu Holy Water and Purification Temple is located in Banjar Sebatu, Desa Sebatu, Kecamatan Tegallalang , Kabupaten Gianyar. About 40 Km from Denpasar City by car.
The beautiful and attractive Sebatu Temple is a unique place can become your spiritual tourist destination. Armed with beautiful and natural scenery as well as crystal clear water, you will perceive truly magical atmosphere upon entering the temple courtyard. As the story by word of mouth, the Sebatu Temple is very sacred and magical. It has begun to be opened to general public some time ago. To reach the temple area, visitors have to step down some concrete stairs because the temple is perched right on a river bank.
Sebatu Temple is one of the holy spring water temple in Bali, was built in homage to the God of preserver (Wisnu), who rules over water and here one finds a number of natural spring and waterspouts. The Balinese believe that water is one of the forces of life. The etymology of Gunung Kawi means a fabricated mountain. It lies west of Sebatu village, which is elovated and its name means slipping on a stone.
Procedures of the purification rite are first preceded with offering the banten pejati in the shrine and invoke for God’s blessing. Then, say prayers by using the kwangen oblation. Having got holy water, the kwangen is brought down to location of the purification rite. Afterward, put it between the eyebrows, and after sprinkled with holy water the kwangen is removed.
Purification rite at the location was not only performed by Hindu community in Bali, but also by people from Kalimantan, Sumatra and Java. Even, many non-Hindu communities and foreign tourists also came here.
Price : IDR 400.000/ Person
Includes: Private air condition car, English speaking driver, Petrol and parking fee only.
No Includes: Lunch, Diner, Entrance ticket