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What’s on in Bali
Bali island is well known for its unique and uncomparable culture tradition from its ancient days. From annual Bali Art festival, Bali Mekepung in Jembrana, Pandan War in Tenganan,, Kite Festival, Omed-Omedan or Kissing festival, Ngaben cremation ceremony to the world most famous Ogoh-Ogoh parade to welcome mystical of NYEPI Day.
Tumpek WayangJUNE, 13 2019
Tumpek Wayang is one of the holy days celebrated by Hindus every 6 months to worship God in His manifestation as Iswara God that serves to illuminate the darkness, illuminate the world's life, and raise the power of art and beauty. Tumpek Wayang also means art day because it is ritual to ceremony various kinds of art such as wayang, barong, rangda, mask, and all kinds of gamelan. The ritual activity is a form of gratitude to Sang Hyang Taksu with wayang kulit ceremony that contains various elements of art or theater.
Hari Raya SaraswatiJULY, 4 2020
Hari Raya Saraswati is celebrated every six months. Hindu citizen believe on this day be the born day of knowledge and literature. As gratitude to Goddess Saraswati who is believed to be a goddess who bestow of knowledge and literature, Hindu citizen held a ritual by collecting and perform a ceremony to all books, lontar, and all related to knowledge and literature.
PurnamaJULY, 5 2020
As known, the majority of people is Hinduism in Bali Island. In Bali, there is a holy day which is celebrated every month, namely Purnama. The rituals are performed at certain times. The word Purnama comes from the word "full" which means perfect, complete, and infinite. The worship intended at the full moon is aimed to Sanghyang Candra, and Sanghyang Ketu as the god of brilliance to invoke perfection and holy light from Ida Sanghyang Widhi Wasa in various forms of Ista Dewata. Usually on this full moon holy day, the Hindus offer offerings of fruit, food and flowers, visiting the local temple, as well as praying.
Hari Raya PagerwesiJULY, 8 2020
Pagerwesi comes from two words namely pager which means fence or protection and wesi which means iron. So Fence of Iron means an attitude of firmness of faith and science possessed by human. Therefore, science that is based on the teachings of good will provide illumination for human life. On the Day of Pagerwesi, Hindus citizen held ritual as gratitude to the Hyang Pramesti Guru, God as the universe teacher of the world's prosperity with all its contents and the tranquility of the lives of all beings.