Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud Sanctuary
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Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud Sanctuary

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The presence of sacred forest is a demonstration of the harmonious coexistence of humans and nature. In Bali, sanctuaries such as the Monkey Forest are usually in sacred village areas, often surrounded by temples. These cultural sanctuaries are not only an important part of Balinese heritage, but also an important part of everyday live. Temple festivals are regularly held for the villagers and the gods in such areas. A Balinese temple is more than just a collection of pagodas and pavilions. The area enclosed by temple walls and the forest area surrounding it is sacred. These temples and the forest are essential for renewing contact with the spiritual world. The activities associated with these areas are essential in maintaining harmony between humans, nature and the cosmos. Not only are ancestral spirits and gods given offerings and prayers, but also the spirits of trees and statues in the Monkey Forest are given offerings and prayers by the Pemangku and local villagers

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A: Temple in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali

door Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net, 30 hier vandaan

The Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, central Bali, is a nature reserve as well as a sacred Balinese Hind...

Temple in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali

B: Pura Dalem Agung

door Marco Waagmeester, 30 hier vandaan

Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal is located in Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali.

Pura Dalem Agung

C: Early morning in Monkey Forest, Ubud

door Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net, 70 hier vandaan

An impressive bridge in the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Bali. Hundreds of Balinese long-t...

Early morning in Monkey Forest, Ubud

D: Monkey forest

door Andrey Ilyin, 140 hier vandaan

Monkey forest

E: Village temple in the Monkey forest

door Andrey Ilyin, 210 hier vandaan

Village temple in the Monkey forest

F: Rice field. Just before rain.

door Andrey Ilyin, 220 hier vandaan

Rice field. Just before rain.

G: Monkey Temple In Ubud Monkey Forest

door Dean Elliott, 270 hier vandaan

This was the only place that there was not people everywhere in the monkey forest. So that is why i c...

Monkey Temple In Ubud Monkey Forest

H: Poor house in a rice field (Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)

door Malinnikov Ruslan, 350 hier vandaan

Poor house in a rice field (Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)

I: Swasty cottages bathroom Bali Indonesia

door Jules, 380 hier vandaan

Swasty cottages bathroom Bali Indonesia

J: Ubud : Monkey Forest Rice Fields and Tegal Sari

door Gregory Panayotou, 410 hier vandaan

Ubud : Monkey Forest Rice Fields and Tegal Sari

Dit panorama is genomen in Indonesia, Asia

Dit is een overzicht van Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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