Thursday, January 24, 2008

Brahmavihara-Arama Buleleng regency

Brahmavihara-Arama or commonly known as Wihara Buddha Banjar is the biggest Buddhist Vihara in Bali. Located in Banjar Tegeha Village, subdistrict of Banjar, Buleleng Regency. It's about 22km west of Singaraja City, and about 11 km from Lovina Beach. This Vihara located in a quit environment will make anyone who visit it feel calm and relax, besides from this Vihara also able to see Lovina beach directly make this place famous for domestic and even foreign tourist.

This vihara consist of five important complex which is
1. Uposatha Graha. Located on the top in the west side, a room with a very quiet condition. On the wall that surrounding the room carved some of relief about Buddha's birthday. In the center of the room there is a statue of Buddha.
2. Dharmasala. A kind of studying room that located on the east.
3. Stupa. A building shaped like a bid bells located in the North West, on the wall also carved lot of great relief.
4. Bodi Tree. On the South West located a big tree that called Bodi Tree, around the tree there also a lot of great relief that would nice to see.
5. Kuti. This place is used for biku's to do some practicing and also studying lot of thing about religion.

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