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5 Melukat Places in Bali That Can Be Spiritual Tourism

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Visa Bali Info – Melukat Places in Bali

It is true that Bali has complete tourist attractions, not only tourist attractions that can give you joy but can make your soul calmer.

Then what tours can make the soul calm and seem clean again, you can do the Melukat ritual.

So what is meant by Melukat and which places are available for Melukat in Bali? We will discuss it for you below.


Melukat in its meaning means a spiritual cleansing ceremony of the mind and soul in humans. Spiritual purification means removing the negative influence within oneself (Wikipedia).

This ceremony is carried out from generation to generation by Hindus until now. The cleaning ceremony or ritual that is usually carried out is with holy water.

There are several places that can be used as locations for melukat, such as rivers, springs, temples, seas, fountains, and water that is purified by a Hindu priest in his house.

The Melukat process must be led by a sulinggih or Hindu priest. Offerings such as canang sari will be prepared by being given mantras by a sulinggih and apart from that, ivory coconut water is also prepared because it is believed to be holy water.

Good Day To Melukat

Generally a good day to do the stretching is the day before or after the full moon.

Apart from that, there are also other good days, such as shooting geni, banyu pinaruh, tilem.

5 Melukat Places You Can Visit


  1. Tirta Empul Temple
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Located in Manukaya Village, Tampaksiring District, Gianyar Regency. Tirta Empul Temple is known for having as many as 14 showers.

Tirta Empul Temple is open to tourists every day, 08.00-18.00 WITA. Entrance ticket prices for domestic tourists start at Rp. 30,000 for adults and start at Rp. 25,000 for children.

2. Tirta Sudamala Temple

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Located in Banjar Sedit, Bebalang Village, Bangli District, Bangli Regency. Tirta Sudamala Temple has nine showers which are believed to be worshiping the Gods of Nawa Sanga.

Apart from that there are two other showers that are lower in height and are believed to be Widyadara and Widyadari’s relief.

Here you will be spoiled with natural scenery in the form of expanses of rice fields combined with temples and holy springs.

3. Tirta Pingit Temple

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The location of Tirta Pingit Temple is in the Banjar Sebatu area, Sebatu Village, Tegallalang District, Gianyar. There is one area for melukat, namely Pasiraman Dalem Pingit Sebatu or commonly called Tirta Pingit Temple.

Tirta Pingit Temple has two melukat blocks, namely blocks for washing your face, hands and feet. The second block is intended for painting.

According to the story, there are magical things and other unique nuances that often appear at Pingit Sebatu. For example, water that can change color, is said to occur when visitors are sick or have a lot of problems.

For information, this temple is divided into three areas, namely Nista Mandala, Madya Mandala, and Utama Mandala.

4. Luhur Tamba Waras Temple

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Luhur Tamba Waras Temple is located in Penebel District, Tabanan, Bali. There are seven showers lined up in the courtyard of the Tamba Waras Temple.

The Melukat place at Tamba Waras Temple is also named Pancoran Sapta Gangga. The construction of Pancoran Sapta Gangga was carried out because someone received pawisik.

Many people come to Pancoran Sapta Gangga to treat medical and non-medical ailments.

In addition to washing themselves for the melukat process, they are also required to drink the shower water whose source is in the Muncak Sari area.

5. Campuhan Windu Segara Temple

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This one melukat place is a strategic place. Located in Padang Galak, Denpasar, Kesiman.

For those of you who can’t go far from the city of Denpasar, this place is your main alternative for fishing.

Usually Balinese Hindus who want to melukat at Pura Ibi come at the time of full moon, tilem, and kajeng kliwon.


It has a meaning as a form of self-preparation as a human being to start a new and certainly better life in the future.

Melukat can be your spiritual tour if you intend to do it and it doesn’t conflict with your beliefs. Happy healing tour in Bali..

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