Jagatnatha Temple in Denpasar

Jagatnatha Temple

Jagatnatha Temple is a small but beautiful state temple, built in 1953, located adjacent to the Bali Museum in Denpasar, the capital of Bali. It is located east of Puputan Badung square garden and is a public shrine to worship for Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa (HinduGod). This temple is frequented by Hindu people during Hindu Holiday seasons including the full moon and new moon.

The main temple’s shrine or Padmasana is made of white coral and consists of an empty throne symbolizing heaven on top of the cosmic turtle and two mythical snakelike creatures, which symbolise the foundation of the world. The walls are decorated with carvings of scenes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata epics.