Pura Penataran Sasih
Pura Penataran Sasih is a Hindu temple in Pejeng village, Bali. It was founded, according to a modern chronogram displayed at the entrance, in 1266 AD, and served as the state temple of the Pejeng Kingdom, 1293 - 1343 AD.
Significant features of the temple include:
- A split-gate entrance.
- A modern chronogram in front of the entrance.
- A collection of 10th-12th century Hindu sculptures that were brought here from other parts of the island.
- A very tall, stone Seat of Ganesh in the middle of the main courtyard.
- The celebrated Moon of Pejeng, a very early and revered colossal bronze drum.
- Robert Pringle (2004). A Short History of Bali: Indonesia's Hindu Realm. Allen & Unwin.
- "Pura Penataran Sasih". Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- Ryan Ver Berkmoes (2009). Lonely Planet Bali & Lombok. p. 201.
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