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Literally translated as the "Temple of the Navel of the World," this temple is 100m (328 ft.) south from the main road of Pura Penataran Sasih. The point of interest here is the meter-high elaborately carved holy water vessel whose exterior is sculpted with a detailed relief thought to depict the Hindu myth of "the churning of the sea of milk." There are several versions of this legend, but they all relate the story of the gods and the demons desperately trying to get their hands on the elixir of immortal life. It is nice to know that some things haven't changed since the 14th century. As the story goes, under Vishnu's guidance they set about churning this cosmic sea of milk with the aid of a holy mountain as their pestle and the serpentine naga as the pulleys. Carved from a single block of sandstone you can still just make out some of the figures including the undulating naga ropes and a number of dancing deities supporting them. In a nearby pavilion is another significant icon, the meter-high phallic lingam and its female receptacle, the yoni -- an important shrine for the Balinese for infertile couples and newlyweds.