The story of Mt. Rinjani Lake (Segara Anak Lake)

Segara anak lake (mount rinjani lake) is so wide it appears like the sea with it’s blue water. The name Segara Anak means child of the sea. Segara Anak lake holds various mysteries and invisible powers. People feel content to stay a long time in this place because of the large community of mysterious spirits which live around the lake. The local people believe that if the lake looks wide when seen at a distance it is a sign they will live to an old age, of the lake seems narrow it is a sign of a short age. So in order not to be pessimistic, people quickly purify themselves by lifting up their spirits and calm sould and look at the lake contentedly.

In the area of the lake it is forbidden to have sexual intercourse, to complain or say dirty things, we must be patient when facing problems.

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