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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.
Hari Raya Saraswati30 January 2021
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.
Hari Raya Pagerwesi3 February 2021
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.
Tumpek Landep13 February 2021
Tumpek Landep is one of the Hindu holy days that celebrated every six months. Landep means pointed or sharp, so that on this day Hindus generally held a ceremony to the heirloom that has sharpness such as Keris. Following to the meaning of Landep as sharpness, then the main thing of Tumpek Landep should always remember to sharpen the mind. So that a sharp mind and accompanied by the teachings of Dharma will be able to combat the darkness or bad things that exist in our self.
Purnama26 February 2021
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.