Uluwatu Temple (Balinese: Pura (Luhur) Uluwatu) is often a Balinese Hindu ocean temple (Pura Segara) located in Uluwatu (South Kuta, Badung).
Typically the temple is regarded as one of many sad kahyangan and is also dedicated to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in the manifestation as Rudra.
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The temple (pura in Balinese) is created at the edge (ulu) of a 70-meter-high (230 ft) cliff or perhaps rock (watu) predicting into the sea. Throughout folklore, this rock is said to be part of Dewi Danu’s petrified barque.
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Though a small temple was claimed to own existed earlier, typically the structure was substantially expanded by a Javanese sage, Empu Kuturan in the 11th Century.
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Another sage through East Java, Dang Hyang Nirartha is usually credited for making the padmasana shrines and it is said that he attained moksha below, an event called ngeluhur (“to go up”) locally.
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This has lead to the temple’s device Luhur.
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A Kecak dance performance based on the Ramayana is performed every day in Uluwatu temple at every 6pm around the cliff-side.
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The functionality which is outdoors also shows the beautiful sun at the background on the performance.
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