“Puja Mandala” Nusa Dua Bali becomes a symbol of the closeness of the religious community
Live side by side in peace. Believing trust is natural, and believing that beliefs are most correct are also natural. However, it seems only if the relationship of man with his God is good, then also his relationship with others, whatever other people’s beliefs.
Puja Mandala (Unity in Diversity)
“Puja Mandala” Nusa Dua Bali is a complex of worship buildings in Nusa Dua, Badung. The location of this place is on the right side of the road toward the STP (Tourism High School).
The front yard of this complex can be said quite wide, can accommodate tens of four-wheeled vehicles. The length of the page is about 160 meters with a width varying between 20 – 30 meters. To the left is a villa complex. Approximately 450 meters to the west there is “Setra Gede” Temple opposite the residential complex.
1.Catholic Maria Building All Nations Building in “Puja Mandala” complex Nusa Dua, located right next to “Ibnu Battuta” Great Mosque. This distinctive architectural church building has one tower.
Mary Parish of All Nations Nusa Dua is a parish of the Roman Catholic Church in Denpasar diocese based in Benoa, South Kuta, Badung regency, Bali. Church of the Virgin Mary of All Nations was built in 1995 which was then renovated and inaugurated on October 16, 2011 at the same time announcing status to the parish.
2. The Great Mosque Building “Ibnu Battuta” is at the far left end of the complex of “Puja Mandala” Nusa Dua Bali, overlapping overlapping, typical of the Javanese mosque building. “Ibnu Battuta” is a Moroccan traveler with the most complete travel records in the world from the 14th century, crossing a distance of 120,000 km across the Muslim world, encompassing 44 modern states.
3. Buddhist Building For “Puja Mandala” Nusa Dua Bali with beautiful white and golden decoration. This monastery looks elegant and luxurious. Work on sculptures and ornaments look very smooth and detailed. There is a Buddhist relief, a pair of knight statues and a pair of beautiful dragon statues, a white elephant statue with ornate detail ornaments and very delicate. The circle around the eight-year-old Buddha, who seems to symbolize his teaching that in order to be free of suffering, man must pass through the Cross or Cross of the Eight Cross, which is True Faith, Truth, Right Words, Right Action, Righteousness, Correct Enterprises , True Memory, and true meditation.
4. Next to the Protestant Church of the Prayer Hills with thick local ornaments. If the Great Mosque of “Ibnu Batuta“, the Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary of All Nations, and the Protestant Christian Church of Prayer Hill was built in 1994 and inaugurated in 1997, Buddhist monastery was completed in 2003, and “Pura Jagat Natha Nusa Dua” Built recently.
5. At the far right of “Kori Agung Pura Jagat Natha Nusa Dua” building with ornamental decoration of “Kala”. At the door of “Kori Agung” there is also “Kala makara”. When the largest “makara” made with a pair of long nails, which is not commonly found in the temples of Java.
Bali is called the island of a thousand temples, heaven of the world, paradise of tourism, paradise surfer is a peaceful island,
The atmosphere of harmony is really illustrated at the time and the people here feel that this is a true Indonesian example. symbol of “Bhinneka Tunggal Ika” (Unity in Diversity) and this is often tested by the concurrence of several places of worship in carrying out the celebration of the people’s day. The reason for the construction of Puja Mandala complex is due to the lack of places of worship, especially Muslims in Nusa Dua area. In addition to the needs of Muslims around the area of Nusa Dua and its surroundings, this mosque is also visited by many tourists who want to perform the five times prayer service on the sidelines of his holiday in Bali. Although alongside other places of worship, there has never been any conflict caused by disharmony among people. In fact, if there are religious activities at the same time
Address: “Bualu” Village, South “Kuta” District, “Badung” Regency, Bali.
Opening hours: throughout the day. Admission price: free. References: Hotels in Bali, Hotels in “Kuta”, Places of Interest in “Badung”, “Badung” Tourism Map, Places of Interest in Bali. Gallery (18 photos) “Puja Mandala” “Nusa Dua Bali”: 1.Masjid Agung Ibn Battuta, 2.Christmas Church of Our Lady, 3.Gharara Budhina, 4.Kori Agung, 5.Pagoda, 6.Relief Buddha, 7.Naga, 8. White Elephant, 9. Hill prayer
Distance from T-junction By Pass Ngurah Rai – “Mandara” Toll Road to the location of this resort is only about 1.7 km by turning right at the intersection of Jl Pratama Raya to get into Jl Pintas Siligita. After that turn right again at the first intersection to get into Jalan Kurusetra. From the last intersection it is only about 400 meters away.