Goa Giri Putri Temple is the most visited temple in Nusa Penida.Be careful not to miss the secret entrance as it is quite narrow.And you will then enter into a huge cave,very impressive.
About Pura Giri Putri
Generally, people traveling to Bali will go straight to the beach. Yes, it is because the beaches are so exotic.
However, did you know that the island which is opposite Badung Regency – Bali also has many beautiful non-coastal tourist destinations? One of them is Goa Giri Putri Penida Temple which has many uniqueness.
Here are some of its uniqueness.
The Uniqueness of Goa Giri Putri
The uniqueness of the first, Pura Giri Putri Nusa Penida is hidden. Unlike most temples in Bali that stand out from a distance, this sacred temple in Bali 3 Nusa – Nusa Penida is actually in a cave. Practically, anyone who wants to see the beauty of the Hindu religious buildings must first enter Giri Putri Cave.
Pura Goa Giri Putri itself, the location is at an altitude of 150 meters above sea level and has a length of 310 meters.
For Hindus, this temple is very important. The name Goa Giri Putri itself is full of meaning.
Small Doors of Goa
The second uniqueness is that the cave’s mouth is small, only less than 80 centimeters and narrow for an adult’s body. However, no matter how big your body is, it will feel right when you enter the door of this cave.
Therefore, to enter it really requires strong courage and strength. To reach the middle of the cave, visitors have to squat for 3 meters.
Meaning of the name Giri Putri
The word ‘giri’ in the series of names means hill or mountain. Meanwhile, ‘Putri’ means woman.
In Hinduism, the daughter is symbolized as the power of a god. Furthermore, because this cave is a place of worship for Shiva in the form of a goddess who cares for, protects and loves humans, the name Giri Putri is pinned to the name of the cave. Springs Apart from the location and philosophy of its name, the uniqueness also lies in the existence of a spring that flows inside the Goa Giri Putri Temple,Hindus believe that flowing water has natural powers that can heal ailments. Prohibition of women’s menstrual cycles
This cave also cannot be entered carelessly. Women who are menstruating are prohibited from entering, because they are not clean. Clothing to enter this cave also cannot be arbitrary. Besides the sarong, the typical clothing when entering this area is a scarf. For tourists who want to enter the Giri Putri cave temple, they must also maintain their attitudes and behavior.
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