Bali mulls ‘no sex’ signs after couple caught in temple


DENPASAR, Indonesia–Officials on the Indonesian island of Bali are considering putting up “no sex” signs at Hindu temples after a lusty Estonian couple were caught in the act.

Police took the pair in for questioning after they were found by youth leaders who had gone to check up on repairs at the temple in the village of Saraseda.

“They said they really did not know that sex at temples was prohibited in Bali, so we just let them go and left it up to the village heads to decide how to handle the case,” Gianyar district police chief Hadi Purnomo told AFP Friday.

“In the end, the village decided they wanted to hold a cleansing ceremony and ordered the couple to pay 20 million rupiah ($2,000) to fund the ritual.”

The couple admitted they had also used the temple’s outdoor shower before having sex, Purnomo said, and apologized.

District officials are now discussing whether to add “no sex” signs to the temples besides the usual “no eating” and “no smoking” warnings.

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  • Serom

    Sex is a holy act and doing it in temples I guess is not a sin.

    • CmdrAdobo

      lol. :)

  • Juan Palpalatoc

    The couple were trying to save hotel room charges which cost about 120. U S D so they decided what better place to do it than in the Temple. The couple were childless and were trying to conceived for years and believed the chances of conception increases dramatically if they screw in the temple. Divine intervention, you know…

    • mercuree

      It costed them $2,000 instead.

  • Rex_Ranhilio

    Do it anywhere.

    Doggy style.

  • mabuhay_si_marKy

    that’s the perfect place to do KAMA SUTRA!

  • Ghost

    This gives me an idea.

  • Mux

    Why would anybody want to have sex in a temple?

  • Albin

    Actually, in the old times, a couple needs a permit from their ruler before they can have sex and the permit is even posted on theor door. The “F” word was meant as Fornification Under the Consent of the King.

    • Mux

      I don’t thiink this is true. I read somewhere this was just a myth.

  • kilabot

    they couple wanted to know how billclinton felt doing it in the whitehouse.

  • F alonso

    The guy also performed “facial” massage to his partner to complete the ritual.

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