Bali is famous for its strong culture. Uphold cultural community they get from the ancestors. This has continued until today. One of their attitudes are reflected in the traditional Balinese architecture which is different from other architects who owned the place. Traditional Balinese architecture is very interesting indeed to be enjoyed and studied. High artistic impression imprinted on the forms of their buildings. Not only the temple, but the house until the building still has one thing in common modernpun beautiful. This seems precisely the mebuat Bali feels so different and beautiful.
Balinese traditional house is not limited to only the residence of a kelurga only. However, in this place too many religious ceremonies performed to get closer to the Creator. Therefore, the shape and architects in Bali seem to differ. In the traditional Balinese architecture, there is reference to the so-called Asta Kosala Kosali . Asta Kosala Kosali are rules about the forms or pelinggih niyasa.
The forms include length, width, height, pepalih or tiers, as well as decoration. In addition, also in Asta Kosala kosali should also pay attention area of the page. Pages should be considered for the division of space and the page is used. In the traditional Balinese house concept, the distance between pelinggih also can not be arbitrary. All of these forms became mandatory elements that must be used in, building a traditional Balinese architecture.
Therefore, here can be very aesthetically that the people of Bali are very detail in designing the building in order to get results that match the needs of high artistic value as well. It is interesting from a traditional Balinese house is visible from the direction puranya. The location of the temple which was in the north make the construction of the house became full of wind direction. Apparently, the direction is also influenced by the rules of Kosala kosali.
Directions are divided into east and toward "Kaja" as upstream. The east is the same direction with our definition when using the compass. While the direction of "Kaja" is a direction determined by using a benchmark where the mountains and hills. However, penggunanan direction "Kaja" should also be equipped with a compass direction. This dimasudkan that development can act exactly the right direction according to the main wind direction.
If it is so, it will be easier to set-pelinggih pelinggih, when diselenggaarakannya ceremony simplify, and simplify the way to worship. Why are traditional houses can be arranged in a neat and beautiful? It is also because the pages are actually rectangular. This form is very important because it relates to religious ceremonies are often performed. The placement offerings, banners, and a series of other equipment is set up each location in a page.
Every house on Bali tradisioanal have almost similar nature laying the building. The building is tailored to the needs of the ceremony as well as everyday life. Inside the house, the room for worship, rest, cook, receiving guests, rice storage shed cleanly. The house was then surrounded by a high fence, called the protective cover to protect from the dangers that come from outside. In addition, the fence has a single entrance.
Apparently, it is Kosala kosali contain many meanings and functions. Science is so set the house layout very well both in their role as well as its beauty. The result, residents feel more easy and convenient to conduct its activities in the home including melakuakan worship.