The Bali culture/religion not only recognizes the existence of evil forces , but also animates/personifies them as demons, ogres and witches, expressing them artistically in sculpture and maintaining regular rituals to appease them. Notice the flower offerings laid at the feet of the statue.
A “retail” shrine on the road, and its busy owner.
The toll entrance to the Tanah Lot Sea Temple, a pilgrimage destination and cultural icon.
Tanah Lot is actually a rock formation on the ocean shore that is the home to the pilgrimage temple. At high tide it is surrounded by water.
One of the inhabitants of the caves in the rock in the light of the day…
A procession of worshippers/pilgrims come out of the Tanah Lot Sea Temple.