Vihara is a sacred place of worship for Buddhist. In Bali, especially in Tabanan regency, there is a magnificent temple called Vihara Dharma Giri where there is Sleeping Buddha statue in Bali are built so big and majestic. Vihara Dharma Giri is located at Jalan Raya Pupuan, Tabanan Regency, Bali. Not many people who know where this temple because the main purpose of this temple was built as a place of worship for Buddhist. But for those of you who want to come just to look around this vihara are still allowed, as long as visitors can keep the peace because vihara is a sacred place and a place of meditation for Buddhist.
Besides as a place of worship for Buddhist, this Vihara is also can visit as an alternative tourist attraction if you come to Bali, especially in Tabanan Regency. From the edge of Jalan Raya Pupuan already can be seen a large inscription clearly reads “Vihara Dharma Giri” which is the entrance of the vihara itself. When visitors entry into the Vihara Dharma Giri, they will be greeted by the temple guards who will give little direction. Visitors are prohibited to wear short pants to enter the temple area. So, if visitors wear short pants, there is provided a cloth in Bali called “Kamen” which will be wear during go around in the temple.
In some places in this temple is also not allowed to wear sandals or shoes. There is also provided a special place to put sandals or shoes that you wear. The atmosphere in this temple is very cool, peaceful, and very suitable as a place to meditate or to clear your mind. Because of that, for visitors who come to this place, it is not allowed to make a noise in so that the people who are Buddhist and do worship to be undisturbed.
Sleeping Buddha statue in Bali is located on the left side of the main building. This Buddha statue is very large and magnificent and the color is bright white. In front of this statue, there is a large area that is usually used as a seat for Buddhist. Behind of the statue, there are vast expanse of forests and still maintained.
Sleeping Buddha Statue in Bali becomes the main tourist attraction for tourists who visit this place. You will feel so surprised and amazed see this Buddha statue that has big size and very beautiful. Many visitors make a moment by take many photos and videos around the place. On the left side of the main building, there are beautiful small garden and very clean. There is also has a small hall and inside of the hall there is a bell with large sized and equipped with the beater hammer of the bell.
The main building is a room where inside of the room there is a golden yellow Buddha statue. In this room usually used as worship place for Buddhists. Because of this place is sacred area, so tourist who visit this place don’t make a fuss and noisy and always keep the peace and tranquility.