Tumpek Uduh is ceremony to honour plants

Tumpek Uduh Ceremony

Tumpek Uduh: A Traditional Balinese Hindu Ceremony Honouring Plants The special ceremony to honour plants is known as Tumpek Uduh, a ritual that falls on Saniscara Kliwon Wariga, a day in which God gave grace to mankind in the world. This ceremony is performed in the context of worshiping God in its manifestation as Dewa […]

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ogoh-ogoh use for pengerupukan day

Pengrupukan day

Pengrupukan day One day before the Nyepi day is called Pengrupukan day Family member will walking around their compound bringing fire torch and make a lot of noise by kulkul (traditional bamboo bell). Pengerupukan is a ritual ceremony one day before silent day. Pengerupukan purpose ward off demons which symbolized by parading ogoh-ogoh around the

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Tooth Filing (Potong Gigi) ceremony is one of the most important ceremonies in Bali

Potong Gigi Ceremony

Potong Gigi or tooth filling ceremony. The ceremony is symbolic for Balinese Hindu  teenagers who are ready to pass into the world of maturity and adulthood. This ceremony is one of 11 coming-of-age ceremonies the Balinese recognize including the Birth Ceremony, the 3 months old ceremony, the marriage ceremony etc. In the Balinese language, this

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saraswati day the day of education

Saraswati Ceremony

Saraswati Day Every Saniscara, Umanis, Wuku Watugunung, they celebrate Saraswati Day, the knowledge day. It is based on the Pawukon (Balinese calendar) system and the Saniscara (seven day cycle). The name Saraswati came from “Saras” meaning flow and “wati” meaning a women. So, Saraswati is symbol of knowledge, its flow (or growth) is like a

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Galungan Ceremony

Galungan and Kuningan Day Galungan and Kuningan Day is the Hindu red-letter day commemorative by Balinese Hindu every six-month. Hindu people especially in Bali very enthusiastic welcome their holidays because on this day they do the pray as Balinese Hindu worshiping to the infinite (Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa) supremacy as this world creator. Galungan

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Temple Ceremony

Hindu Temple Ceremony in Bali The word “Odalan” is believed to have come from the root word “Wedal” and one of its meanings is “birth”. “Odalan” is to use to describe a religious ceremony commonly held to mark the birth of a temple. This is usually the day when the temple buildings are blessed for

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Nyepi Day

Nyepi or quiet Day in Bali Nyepi is a balinese-hindu celebration (to celebrate new Caka year, a hindu calendar). However, everybody in bali, of all religions, do respect the nyepi day. Everybody participate in a way by not breaking the silence. On Nyepi day itself, every street is quiet – there are nobody doing their

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