About the Yeh Pulu relief

The Bedulu village is located between Ubud and Gianyar where the famous Elephant Cave or known as Goa Gajah, dating from the 11th century. On the other side of the village is located the Yeh Pulu Temple.

Yeh Pulu Temple is located at Bedulu village, Blahbatuh district, Gianyar regency.

1 km (3/4 mi.) south of Bedulu is the source sanctuary of Yeh Pulu, with a relief 27 m (89 ft) long and up to 2 m (61/2 ft) high, believed to be one of the oldest on Bali, depicting scenes from everyday life on the island. Archaeologists are divided about the meaning and purpose of this relief: some of the scenes may depict Krishna or refer to legends about one of his numerous manifestations. The figures, which are life-size and fully rounded, probably date from the 14th or 15th century.