Jagatnatha | Denpasar Kahyangan Temple

Jagatnatha Temple is a Hindu Temple located in the center of Denpasar town. It is precisely located in Major Wisnu street eastside field of Puputan Badung. This temple is categorized as Kahyangan Temple and become an altar to the god for Hindu people. If it is compared with the name of Kahyangan Temples or other temples around Bali Island , this temple’s name is taken from the name of mount or village which is relevant to the temple located in Besakih Temple area, Ulundanu Batur Temple area, Lempuyang Temple area, Andakasa Temple area, Puncak Mangu Temple area and others.  Jagatnatha Temple is taking the special name which is not quit of various conception aspects. Among of the temples in Bali, Jagatnatha Temple is also opened by executing the small ceremony on 13 May 1968.

The unique of Jagatnatha Temple does not own the Pengempon (the group of community who manage like the temple), since the temple opening, Jagatnatha Temple only owns a few of people who arrange the fund to construct it until everyday ceremony. It is handled by Jagatnatha development committee with other Hindu people. In furthermore growth after Jagatnatha Temple has been built, the ceremony execution is handled by committee of Hindu Holy Day (PAHARA HINDU) who is the institutionally personnel which is pursuant to Local Bali Government’s Decree. Those personnel of PAHARA HINDU are generally taken away from local government of Badung Regency and Denpasar town.

Nowadays, the full of execution is handled by the government of Denpasar town. This temple is many visited by tourist from all over the word since this temple is opened for tourist destination.

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