Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot is one of the temples in Bali tourist attractions spot. There are 2 temples lie on large rock at Tanah Lot area: first lies above the boulder and second set on cliff rock, similar to Uluwatu Temple. Hinduism in Bali Island believes, that Tanah Lot temple is part of heaven. Tanah Lot temple is worship place and dedicated to the Gods as guard of sea.

According to the legend, Tanah Lot temple was built by Vedic wanders into the Java land. He was successful spread out of Hindus religion to Balinese people, strengthen confidence in Hinduism and that was built in the-16th century. At that time the king of Tanah Lot was Bendesa Beraben, jealous of him because his followers began to leave and followed to Nirartha. Bendesa Beraben sent Nirartha Tanah Lot left after that.

He agreed and before leaving Tanah Lot with own power to move his stone boulders into the middle of beach and build a temple there. She changed her shawl into snake temple guards who plays. The snake is still there till present time and scientifically including sea snakes rule discrete flat tail like fish, black and yellow striated toxins have 3 times more powerful than cobra snake. Finally, Bendesa Beraben Nirartha eventually became follower.