Pura Tirta Empul

Pura Tirta Empul – Bali, Indoensia

Tirta Empul Temple (Indonesian: Pura Tirta Empul) is a Hindu temple near the town of Tampaksiring, Bali Island, Indonesia, famous for its holy water where Hindu Bali people go for purification. The temple pond has spring which gives out fresh water regularly, which is considered as holy or amritha by local Hindu Bali people. Tirta Empul means Holy Spring in Balinese. Tirta Empul Temple was built in 962 A.D. during the Warmadewa dynasty (from the 10th to 14th centuries), at a site where there was a large water spring. The name of the temple are taken from the ground water…