Lombok, Mataram, Pura Meru Temple

Written by on June 11, 2012 in Bali Temple with 0 Comments

Lombok, Mataram, Pura Meru Temple


Pura Meru Temple, the largest temple in Lombok, is situated on the town border between Mataram and Cakranegara. The temple was constructed in the year, 1720 AD and is dedicated to the Holy Trinity of the Hindus, Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. According to Hinduism, Lord Shiva or Lord Siwa is the Destroyer of the Universe, Lord Vishnu is the Preserver of the Universe and Lord Brahma is the Creator of the Universe. Pura Meru Temple complex has three courtyards, which have small Meru shrines, but the shrines of the Holy Trinity are in the central courtyard. For a somber and reverential visit to this temple, spend some time in peace and solitude.

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