Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Dharma Giri Monastery - Buddha statue sleeps in Bali

Buddha statues sleep in the Dharma Giri Monastery

Sleeping Buddha Statue - Who says there are only beaches and temples in Bali if you are looking for other tourism alternatives, in Tabanan regency precisely located on Jalan Pupuan there is a monastery called Vihara Darma Giri which contains a large white sleeping Buddha statue.

This sleeping Buddha statue is only the only one in Bali and has long been built, at first this Dharma Giri Monastery was not a tourist attraction, but after the Buddha's statue was built, many curious tourists visited this place.

When you visit the Dharma Giri Monastery, you must maintain calm, and maintain good manners. It is recommended not to wear shorts when visiting this place. For those of you who are already in shorts, don't worry because you have provided kamen or sarong in this place.

Because this monastery is in a high place makes the surrounding air very cool. The surrounding landscape and the sleeping Buddha Statue can be used as a backdrop for tourists when taking pictures.

This monastery is a place of worship for Tri Dharma people so you can enter this place for free even you will be guided by the Vihara guards so as not to violate the Vihara rules.

In addition to Bali, you can find golden-colored sleeping Buddha statues in Indonesia and the third largest sleeping Buddha statue after Nepal and Thailand, which is in the Majapahit mojokerto monastery,

The location of this monastery is on Jalan Raya Papuan, Tabanan 33 kilometers from Ngurah Rai Airport if taken via Mahendradatta Road. It takes about 1 hour 15 minutes, 28 kilometers from Kuta if taken through Mahendradartta Road. It takes about 1 hour 6 minutes, 22 Kilometers from Denpasar if taken via Jalan Raya Denpasar Gilimanuk. It takes around 49 minutes, 19 Kilometers from Tabanan City if taken via Jalan Raya Denpasar Gilimanuk takes about 38 minutes.

Tours Nearby From Dharma Giri Monastery:

Tanah Lot (27 minutes)

Lake Beratan and Pura Ulun Danu (1 hour 3 minutes)

Bedugul Botanical Garden (1 hour 4 minutes)

If you want to visit Dharma Giri Monastery but you don't know the location, you can use the map below as a guide: