Bali Lempuyang Temple is Hindu holy temple dedicated to worship Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa which manifests as the god Icwara, located in the top of Bisbis Hill in the east of Bali islands, from here can see the amazing view of the biggest mount agung in Bali. The temple most know by tourist with name Gate of Heaven Lempuyang temple
Lempuyang temple located in East Bali islands at Karangasem city, sub-district Abang, Tribuana village. Situated in the top of Bisbis Hill, the temple facing to the mount agung, from this temple you can see the amazing view of mount agung. The temple is a holy place for worship Ida Sanghyang Widhi Wasa in its manifestation as Icwara. This temple has status as one of the "Sad Kahyangan Jagad" so that it is clear that this temple is a sanctuary of the universe located in the east of the island of Bali. Thus viewed in terms of location, it can be explained that the function of this temple as a symbol to maintain the balance of the universe.
Lempuyang Temple famous with the amazing view of mount agung, lot of tourist take picture in the gate of lempuyang temple with background mount agung view. Is really spectacular view offered in Lempuyang temple. The name of Gate of Heaven is come from the tourist that taking picture in the gate of lempuyang temple with beauty mount agung view as background. because of the beautiful scenery, guests call it a view of heaven and a place to take photos at the gate of the temple of Tempuyang. So most guests call this place the gate of heaven
Lempuyang Luhur Temple and other Sad Pura Sad Kahyangan were founded in the 11th century AD when Mpu Kuturan accompanied King Udayana to rule Bali with his queen. Pura Sad Kahyangan was established to protect Bali so that people continue to do things that are justified according to religious teachings. The establishment of the Lempuyang Luhur temple can’t be separated from the event of the downfall of "Bhatara Tiga" in ancient times from Semeru Mountain in Bali and events after the event. Of so many sources, it is worth citing three of them, namely :
Priest from the Lempuyang Temple are always held by one offspring traditionally according to the purusa (patrilinial) line, while the "pengangge" used in Lempuyang Luhur Temple is always white and yellow. When the aci or piodalan ceremony is held, all ingredients of the ingredients are provided by the "Truna" (youth), while those who work are "" Daha "(krandan) are teenage women. This is so that all of them are sacred, because they are spiritual, although sometimes this cannot yet be a guarantee of the sanctity.