Tirtha Sudamala Temple Water Purification Tour
About 100Km north of Denpasar is the landlocked Bangli Regency. People hear about Bangli mainly because of the popular Mount Batur volcano and the beautiful Lake Batur which are found within the Kintamani district of Bangli, but actually the regency offers so much more.
In Bebalang village, on the banks of the Banyuasri River, there is a spring believe to hold miraculous powers for cleansing and healing. The spring’s name is Tirtha Sudamala. Sudamala means purification. The water comes from a spring shower around a large Bunut tree centuries old.
The crystal clear spring waters are pleasantly cold and refreshing, the surrounding area is green, filled with smells of the jungle and the sounds of the splashing river water. The ambience itself is serene enough to awaken all of your senses again.
There are a total of nine “shower heads” at Tirtha SUdamala that represent the Dewata Nawa Sanga or Deities of the nine directions. There are also two other
“Shower heads” who water drops about 2 meters that are believed to be the purification showers of the Angels. These two showers are intended for people that have just completed their tooth filling ceremony.
Apart from serving as a place rid ones aura of negative energy, Tirtha Sudamala is also appreciated for the natural massage therapy that the falling water provide while people do their purification ritual.
Take part in a traditional Balinese purification ceremony at the sacred Tirtha Sudamala Temple in Bebalang – Bangli. Your Guide would love to take you through every step of the Hindu purification ceremony in this serene temple; including the presentation of offerings and partaking in the holy water rituals.
HOLY SPRING PURIFICATION TOUR PRICES (TOUR SHARE)
2 pax = Rp. 945.000,-
3 pax = RP. 1.400.000,-
4 pax = Rp. 1.800.000,-
NO HIDDEN/EXTRA CHARGE
Private tours are available at IDR 1.100.000 per couple
Please contact us if you need information for more than 4 pax.
Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Subject to space availability, therefore, advance booking is preferred.
Minimum 2 Participants
Group discount 10+ available
We accept Bank Transfer or Cash (IDR, USD, EURO, AUD)
Pick up & Drop off with A/C car
Purification activity based on the schedule with English Guidance
Entrance tickets, offerings, donation, equipment (sarong and sash)
Bottled mineral water during the tour
Indonesian lunch (A’la Carte) at local Restaurant
PICK UP TIME
Nusa Dua/Jimbaran/Uluwatu/Tanjung Benoa 07.45 – 08.00
Kuta/Legian/Tuban/Seminyak/Canggu/Kerobokan 08.00 – 08.15
Sanur/Denpasar 08.00 – 08.30
Ubud/Gianyar 08.30 – 09.00
WHAT TO WEAR/BRING
Modest clothing for temple visit
Small backpack for your camera/video
Change of dry clothes
Extra Money for Personal Expenses
The purification is held only in Tirtha Sudamala Temple.
Children under 7 years old are not allowed to join the sacred purification ritual activity.
Sacred purification ritual service area are as follow: Nusa Dua, Sanur, Jimbaran, Seminyak, Kerobokan, Kuta, Legian and UBud. Other than these areas, there will be additional charge applied.
Women in menstruation are not allowed to join the sacred purification ritual activity which taking place in the temple area.
Those whom temporarily impure due to death of family members are not allowed to join sacred purification ritual activity which is taking place in the temple area.
Each pilgrim is not allowed to wear any jewelry of gold, silver or others.
Stop Point 1 Rice Field Stop
Most people who have visited Bali say that the real Bali can be found where the rice grows. Part of our water purification tour is present you to this beautiful landscape. Our Guide would explain history of Balinese farming system (which called Subak).
Water Purification activity
Take part in a traditional Balinese purification ceremony at the Tirtha Sudamala Temple in Bebalang – Bangli, your Guide would take you through every step of the Hindu purification ceremony in this ancient Holy water spring; including the presentation of offerings and partaking in the holy water rituals.
Lunch stop at local restaurant
After enjoying our water purification ritual, you may enjoy the breeze overlooking the ricefields at the local restaurant while waiting for your order ready to be served on your table. Later, our driver will drop you off to your place.
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