Post Tagged : #BalineseCeremonies

Tumpek Kandang: The Holy Day for Animals

Bali's Biggest Celebrations | May 14, 2016

Tumpek Kandang is a day dedicated to Sang Hyang Rare Angon, the god of all cattle and livestock. On this day, domesticated animals on the island will receive great attention; the cows are washed in the river and dressed-up like human beings, with special cone-shaped spirals made of coconut leaf placed on their horns. The […]

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O Oh Odalan – Bali’s Most Beautiful ( Temple Ceremony )

Culture | Jun 01, 2015

Odalan Ceremonies are the anniversaries of the temples on the island and are very special, large celebrations every year. Learn More: In this island of temples – around 4,539 at last count – there are ceremonies celebrating life almost every day of the year. In the temples and on the quiet beaches you may see […]

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The Purpose of Offerings and The Balinese Story Of Sangjaya Kesunu

Culture | Apr 02, 2015

Unlike religions from the Middle-East, which rest on a “revelation” transmitted through the entreaties of prophets, and in the case of Christianity, of a Messiah, Balinese religion rests on the notion of cosmic balance. The Universe and Man are considered as “similar” to one another. They consist of the same five elementals (Panca Maha Bhuta) […]

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