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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.
Purnama2 SEPTEMBER 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 Penampahan Galungan15 SEPTEMBER 2020
Penampahan Galungan is a ritual celebrated on the day before Galungan and it aims to remind Balinese people to distinguish good and bad so they can avoid bad attitude called ‘Adharma’. Penampahan Galungan is marked by slaughtering a pig as a symbol eliminates bad human’s behavior such as greedy or quarrelsome to become a better person on Galungan Day
Hari Raya Galungan - Victory of Dharma againts Adharma15 SEPTEMBER 2020
The Meaning of Galungan is uniting spiritual strength in order to get an illuminated and established mind. The union of the spiritual and illuminated mind is a form of dharma inside human being. While all that clutter or disrupt your mind is form of adharma. So the Galungan is to celebrate the victory of dharma against adharma. Galungan is celebrated every 210 days or 6 months. On this day, people held worship as a form of gratitude in each house of family and the temple as symbolism of the victory of dharma.
Hari Umanis Galungan17 SEPTEMBER 2020
Hari Umanis Galungan is celebrated one day after Galungan by visiting relatives or family to share joy and remind each other to continue implementing the teachings of Dharma while some others celebrate this day by visiting the recreation area with family.