Samuan Tiga Temple

Pura Samuan Tiga – Bedulu, Gianyar

Pura Samuan Tiga (Temple of the Meeting of the Three) is an important temple in Bali. This temple was a place for an important meeting that occurred during the era of Udayana Kingdom in 10th century AD. The result of the meeting was that the king and all religius sect leaders in Bali agreed with the worship of Tri Murti, which consisted of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. To implementat the results of the meeting was that since then the three temples (Pura Khayangan Tiga for worshiping the three manifestation of Hindu God as Brahma, Wisnu and Shiva or Tri Murti) are built in every traditional village in Bali.

Samuan Tiga Temple consists of seven mandalas or courtyards. All the temple buildings have been rebuilt since being destroyed in the 1917 earthquake.
In 10th century the temple was already an important temple for the Balinese.
The festival is held once every six months.

This temple is located on a small lane about 200m east of the Bedulu junction about 20-minute drive east of Ubud.