Story on a Water-Selling Grandma

Story on a Water-Selling Grandma

It is not difficult to reach this location. Tirta Taman Mumbul Temple is situated around one kilometer from Sangeh tourist attraction. From Denpasar, we must turn right before Sangeh having been famous for its monkey forest. Within less than ten minutes, we will arrive at the destination. This location looks to be halved by the

It is not difficult to reach this location. Tirta Taman Mumbul Temple is situated around one kilometer from Sangeh tourist attraction. From Denpasar, we must turn right before Sangeh having been famous for its monkey forest. Within less than ten minutes, we will arrive at the destination. This location looks to be halved by the highway. The temple with a small lake is located to the left of the road, while sacred shower for purificatory rite sits on the right way.

There are interesting stories about this location. It is much believed by local community, whether it is true or not, this is the story developing amid the community. It is said, the spring coming out at this place originates from a water jug belonging to a water-selling grandmother. It is not known for sure and untold who the grandmother is and where she comes from. Obviously she is a salesperson of water from one village to another. By and large, she brings a jug upheld on her head.

Once upon a time, she arrived at this location. Due to being fatigue after selling for whole day, she then took a rest. Her water on sale remained. At this location, she saw a lot of plants were drought. Having a pity on them, she watered the plants with her water. Before long, the water poured then became a fountain.

So far, many people have come and perform purificatory rite at this location. Other than for such ritual purpose, local communities also come to take water for drinking. Water of this shower is very clear. People believe the water at this location no longer needs to be boiled, and can be immediately drunk. When taking a gallon, people will be charged donation as much as IDR 2,000.

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For convenience of pilgrims, the operator has provided restrooms and locker room and wantilan hall. Apparently, the parking lot needs to be expanded. As a result, pilgrims should be lined when coming to say prayers on full moon, new moon and kajeng kliwon due to crowded. (BTN/055)

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  • I Jero Susun
    February 13, 2017, 2:10 PM

    I try to find out the place where I can purify my body and spirit in the places where believed has power to heal or cleanse themselves.This article very useful for me and personal I will do purify my body and spirit as soon as possible. Beside of that, thi article can be famous because talking about spirit of Bali, by this way the site of Tirta Taman Mumbul Temple will be know by many people. Moreover the detail of location how to reach the site very clear and it very useful for me to find it.

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