HomeBlogs Jagat Karana Temple The Grand Jagat Karana Temple is opened first time by The Staff Chief
of KODAMAR V Maritime Commodore R. Sahiran at Saraswati day Saturday
Umanis Wu Watugunung 29 November 1969. This temple is located in
Lumba-Lumba Street 1 Surabaya
This temple had a restoration,
based of Wahono support and declared on 26 September 1987. Above the
inscription is written a sentence that say:
Karya Agung Lenteg Linggih Pura Agung Jagat Karana Saniscara Umanis Watugunung Tang - ping 3 sasih kapat 1909 C Bale manusya yadnya
various religious activities of Hindu believer in Surabaya are often
focused here. They are Galungan, Kuningan, Saraswati, Melasti, Pecaruan
and other. With celebration of Nyepi or New Year Saka, it is expected
the Hindu members will cope to increase the Sradha and Bhakti to create
the harmonious public, peace, and secure and prosperous.
Pratima hereinafter applied in Melasti ceremony, a ceremony with an aim
to request the life water or tirta amerta. There are 11 pratima of
eight temple in Surabaya, add three temples that each resided in
Gresik, Lamongan, and Sidoarjo, has join in Melasti ceremony.
intention of Melasti ceremony like the one that written in Wedha
literatre is angamet sarining amerta ring telenging samudra or look for
life water in the middle of the ocean.
The next ceremony from
this network is Tawur ceremony to dross or Mecaru is focused in Taman
Bungkul, followed by tens of Hindu priest and soothsayers from Bromo.
In this ceremony, the prayers is contain of application of peacefulness
in world is echoed. The core of the ceremony is for the shake of
harmonization of glorious nature and elite world.
At that time,
ogoh-ogoh which have been prepared some day before take a big role in
New Year Saka celebration. Ogoh-ogoh being made like rangda, inverse
scorpion, scorpion ijo, and cluluk all is the symbol of badness and all
of bad things in the world.
When the commemoration of Nyepi
Holiday, Hindu believer will execute Catur Brata Nyepi, or execute the
prohibition of four things. First prohibition is observe geni or don’t
turn on the fire. The value, which implied in observe geni is to kill
the bad passion in our self, which during the time unconsciously always
stay in our heart, for example just bluffed, sharpened, or other bad
character. The other three prohibitions is observe the masterpiece or
don’t have a work, observe lelungan or don’t travel, and observe
lelanguan or don’t enjoy the entertainment.
As does other
religion believer who greet the New Year with cleanness heart and mind,
hence Hindu believer also perform a praying ceremony ngembak geni in
Segara Temple, Kenjeran, Surabaya. The ceremony that becomes an action
chains to greet this Saka New Year is filled with dharma santi or
apologized each Hindu member.
Praying Schedule in Jagat Karana Temple - Galungan and Kuningan Holiday start from 17.00 pm - Saraswati and Piodalan Holiday start from 17.00 pm - Full moon and Tilem Day start from 17.30 pm - Nyepi Holiday: Melasti start from 1200 WIB Pecaruan and Pengerupukan start from 08.00 am