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Tajen Cockfighting Today
Wednesday, 13 Dec, 2006 – 15:54 | No Comment
Tajen Cockfighting Today

There are many articles or essays in the net which explains cockfighting in Bali in remarkable detail but they are all in the past. So I will give information in relation with cockfighting in Bali …

Kuningan (A Day for Family)
Saturday, 9 Dec, 2006 – 0:49 | 3 Comments
Kuningan (A Day for Family)

On 9th December 2006  Balinese will celebrate Kuningan day. Kuningan takes its name from the fact that a special offering that is presented in this holyday is yellow rice (nasi kuning) is made by colouring …

Ngerebeg (Village Purification Ceremony)
Wednesday, 6 Dec, 2006 – 14:56 | No Comment
Ngerebeg (Village Purification Ceremony)

Ngerebeg is one of many kinds exorcism and purification ceremony that exist in Bali. The Ngerebeg ceremony is usually held in Kuningan day or before a temple festival especially in Gianyar regency. The Ngerebeg ceremony …

Galungan – A Brief Overview
Wednesday, 29 Nov, 2006 – 6:15 | 3 Comments
Galungan – A Brief Overview

The ancient Balinese calendar is a complex cycle where many days have specific holy significances. The Balinese community will celebrate Galungan on Wednesday November 29, 2006, which in western terms can be likened to Christmas …

Perang Jempana “war of the gods”, Bugbug
Tuesday, 10 Oct, 2006 – 17:07 | No Comment
Perang Jempana “war of the gods”, Bugbug

This ritual occurs every two years on the full moon on the fourth month (October 7, 2006). The four villages (Bugbug, Ngis, Jasi and Bebandem) participate in a “war of the gods” which is in …

Saraswati Day – the Celebration of Knowledge
Saturday, 16 Sep, 2006 – 9:01 | 4 Comments
Saraswati Day – the Celebration of Knowledge

In Bali there are frequent ceremonies that celebrate the Hindu faith. Every day, according to the Balinese lunar calendar, has some significance that requires prayer and offerings to appease the Gods. Through religion and belief, …

Cremation in Bali
Friday, 8 Sep, 2006 – 15:47 | One Comment
Cremation in Bali

Without delving into the in-depth intricacies of the Hindu faith, the Balinese believe in reincarnation and upon death the body is merely a vessel for the soul whereby a series of complex rituals must be …

Tsunami: Seven Eggs to Appease Nature’s Wrath
Thursday, 27 Jul, 2006 – 13:46 | No Comment
Tsunami: Seven Eggs to Appease Nature’s Wrath

I Wayan Juniartha, The Jakarta Post, Denpasar, Bali
The main elements of the offering are seven duck eggs and one sandat (Canangium odoratum) flower with complete, undamaged petals. A growing number of Balinese believe that the …

Thousands perform bali darpanam in Kerala
Wednesday, 26 Jul, 2006 – 6:55 | No Comment
Thousands perform bali darpanam in Kerala

25 July 2006
TRIVANDRUM —Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees performed a unique ritual called ‘bali darpanam’ on the new moon day of the Malayalam month of Karkkidakam yesterday.

‘Bali’ is performed on the death …

Pangerebongan
Wednesday, 31 May, 2006 – 16:03 | One Comment
Pangerebongan

Pangerebongan is a ritual that is full of mystery and carries a spiritual power that is sometimes beyond the rational thought patterns of ordinary people. The ceremony of Pangerebongan is held every 210 days in …

‘Siat Sampian’: A Centuries Old Unique War Performance at Samuan Tiga Temple
Tuesday, 30 May, 2006 – 11:22 | 3 Comments
‘Siat Sampian’: A Centuries Old Unique War Performance at Samuan Tiga Temple

‘Siat sampian’ or sampian war is one of the oldest Balinese Hindus’ sacred tradition that is performed annually at Samuan Tiga temple in Gianyar. In this war, dozens of premas – or women – worshippers …

Ngejot
Saturday, 27 May, 2006 – 10:19 | No Comment
Ngejot

An offering is something tangible, presented to appease the Gods in times of prayer. Philosophically, an offering is a sort of self sacrifice that takes time and effort to prepare. The simplest Balinese offering called …

Karya Ngusaba Kedasa Pura Ulun Danu Batur
Friday, 14 Apr, 2006 – 16:26 | One Comment
Karya Ngusaba Kedasa Pura Ulun Danu Batur

April 10 – 25, 2006
Desa Adat Batur Kecamatan Kintamani
Pura Ulun Danu Batur’s odalan is on full moon April 12, 2006 (Purnama Kedasa); it uses lunar calendar instead Wuku (cycle of 210 days). The ceremony has …

Rites of Passage
Wednesday, 15 Mar, 2006 – 16:14 | One Comment
Rites of Passage

Rites of passage are an important aspect of every Balinese Hindu’s life and invariably coincide with a physical event such as birth, puberty and marriage. Each rite is marked by a ceremony and elaborate offerings. …

Canang Offerings
Monday, 13 Mar, 2006 – 12:00 | 4 Comments
Canang Offerings

An offering is something tangible, presented to appease the Gods in times of prayer. Philosophically, an offering is a sort of self sacrifice. One spends a significant amount of time and money in making an …