The temple’s name is Tirtha Empul and it has spring water that is used as holy water for various religious ceremonies

20170318_153438_wm

Before entering the temple, visitors are asked to wear ‘sarong’ or a colourful cloth wrapped at your the waist.  It is a sign of respect the holy temple and ladies with long hair are asked to tie their hair.

IMG-20170323-WA0068_wm

20170318_153806_wm

20170318_154821_wm

Tirta Empul, meaning ‘holy water spring’ is actually the name of a water source located within the temple. The spring feeds various purification baths, pools and fish ponds surrounding the outer perimeter.

20170318_153450_wm

20170318_153548_wm

20170318_155012_wm

20170318_155042_wm