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Narmada Park is located in the Village Lembuah, Narmada district, West Lombok regency, some 10 kilometers east of Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara. Park which covers about 2 hectares was built in 1727 by King of Mataram Lombok, Anak Agung Ngurah Karang Asem, as a place Pakelem ceremony held every full moon Caka fifth year (October-November). In addition to the ceremony, Narmada Park is also used as a resting place of the royal family during the dry season.
The name of Narmada is taken from Narmadanadi, the son of a very sacred Ganges River in India. For Hindus, the water is a sacred element that gives life to all beings in this world. Water emanating from the soil (spring) is associated with Tirta Amrita (immortality water) emanating from Kensi Sweta Kamandalu. Formerly the possibility of Narmada name used to name the name of springs that form several ponds and a river in that place. Eventually used to refer to the whole complex of temples and Narmada Park.