about bali Tanah Lot is a rock formation of the Indonesian island of Bali.It's home of a pilgrimage temple, "The Pura Tanah Lot" literally means "Tanah Lot Temple" and popular tourist and culture icon for photography and general exoticism. Located in Tabanan regency, about 20 km from Denpasar, the temple sits on a large offshore rock which has been shaped continuously over the years by the ocean tide. Tanah Lot is claimed to be the work of the 15th century priest "Danghyang Nirartha". During his travel along the south coast he saw the rock-island beautiful setting and rested there. Some fishermen saw him, and bought him gifts. Nirartha then spent the night on the little island. Letter he spoke to the fishermen and told the to build a shrine on the rock for he felt it to be a holly place to worship the Balinese sea Gods. The Tanah Lot temple was built and has been a part of Balinese mythology for centuries. The temple is one of "Seven Sea Temple".. keris The Keris is an asymmetrical dagger or sword nowadays most strongly associated with the culture of Bali.The Keris is famous for its distinctive wavy blade (Luk),but many have straight blades as well.The numbers of Luks is always odd numbered,raged from three to thirteen waves,however there is also Luks that reach 29. Keris can be divided into three parts : bilah(blade),hulu(hilt),and warangka(sheath). These parts are the object of art,often carved in meticulous details and made from various materials : metal,precious types of wood to gold or ivory. A Kris aesthetic value covers the dhapur(the form and design of the blade,with around 150 variants),the pamor(the pattern of metal alloy decoration on the blade,with around 60 variants)and "tanguh" referring to the age and origin of a KERIS.
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