Bajra Sandhi Monument

Bajra Sandhi Monument is monument of Balinese People Struggle. This Monument is recognized by the name of Bajra Sandhi because its form looking like Bajra or Genta or bell used by all Hindu Priest in reading off Weda holy sentence (mantra) at religious ceremony. This monument is built in the year 1987, opened by president of Megawati Sukarno Putri on 14 June 2003. the purpose of this monument development is to immortalize the soul and spirit of Balinese People struggle, at one blow dig, looking after, developing and also preserve the culture of Bali to be bequeathed to a router generation as advancing capital stroke tread a world of loaded progressively with the challenge and resistance.

This monument comprise 33 diorama depicting the history journey from a period of prehistory (300.000 S.M) what its human being still go about and very base on the nature, come up with a period of filling the independence (1950-1975) where Bali is built in all area that are politics, economic, and social cultural. Knowing and comprehending the history journey, soul, and spirit of Bali People struggle from time to time, expected can tighten the spirit and cultural, more tourism in Bali. So that can be developed to become the cultural tourism in order not to drift in globalization current, considering its rapid of external influence effect from the technological progress in information area, transportation and tourism.
The Building Monument of Bajra Sandhi

The building physical existence is strongly with the meaning of Hinduism philosophy, namely Yoni colossus. Its monument as colossus device whiles the building base as yoni. From other side the Yoni colossus as described also story of twiddling of Mandhara Giri at Ksirarnawa which is taken away from passage of Adi Parwa (Hindu's Book).

This building Monument is consisted of :
  • Jar of Amertha symbol by Kumba (a kind of pot) what is seen on the top monument.
  • The Dragon Basuki tail existed near by Swamba and its head at entrance gate.
  • The body of Bedawang Akupa realized at its base of monument and the head at entrance gate.
  • Mount of Mandara Giri realized by monument boosting high .
  • Pool encircle the monument, supposed as Ksirarnawa (milk ocean ).
With the existence of Bajra Sandhi monument, adding list of places of interest, place to visit, places to see, tourist places, tourist destination in Bali.

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