Gianyar regency, Bali Indonesia, when certain days are always full of visitors. Tirta Empul Tampaksiring is actually a central fountain. The water coming out of the ground that never run out long ago. So that the Balinese people make these springs as a sacred area that should be protected.
Tirta Empul Temple in Tampaksiring as holy days, is always crowded by the people of Bali. They came to do a spiritual cleaning ritual of all the negative aura. Balinese people strongly believe that the water flowing from the ground at Pura Tirta Empul able to clear the negative aura in the human body, with the belief and confidence in God.
When the feast of Hindu in Bali, Tirta Empul is sure to be a major destination for local residents to do the ritual. So when the big highways in Bali, this temple is very crowded and packed with people of Bali to perform the ritual. From morning to evening, many visitors who come to Pura Tirta Empul Tampaksiring.
There is a pond with thirteen showers are always crowded by the Balinese people perform rituals. The old pool was always crowded with people during the holidays holy Bali in Bali. There are about 170 people who were in the pool during a ritual. They queued to be wet on the shower head.
Tirta Empul Temple in the area, there are actually a lot of pools, but only three are allowed to use pools for ritual for residents. The third pools was long ago used as a ritual cleanse yourself of negative aura.
Before performing the ritual, and entered the Tirta Empul Temple area, people who would bathe in the sacred pool had to pray beforehand in a large tree in front of the temple. This tree is a tree that provides protection from the bad things against the temple area. This large tree is the abode of the holy spirit of the temple guards. Therefore, each will enter the area visiting the temple, should say hello (excuse me), even though in my heart without a sound, in order to prevent something undesirable when inside the temple.
Visitors who will perform a ritual bath in the pond and Tirta Empul. Can rent a locker as a place to store clothes and bags. When a particular day, the lockers will be very crowded by people. We would be very uncomfortable if the locker is filled with people who change their clothes there. Body odor and sweat into one, very disturbing comfort. But that is unique in this region.