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Galungan and Kuningan traditional Balinese holy day to celebrate victory of truth against badness

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Tinuku Travel ~ Hari Raya Galungan and Kuningan is a Balinese holy days are held every 210 days in the calculation of Balinese calendar is the Budha Kliwon Dungulan as the victory of Dharma is the truth in the fight against the Adharma is a crime. Galungan and Kuningan held throughout the country, but Bali is the largest and central location of the celebration.

Tinuku Travel Galungan and Kuningan traditional Balinese holy day to celebrate victory of truth against badness

Tinuku.com Travel Galungan and Kuningan traditional Balinese holy day to celebrate victory of truth against badness

Galungan and Kuningan is as religious tradition that began in early morning prayers at their homes to the temple around neighborhood. The tradition carried out by all the people of Bali in magnificent ceremonial. Those who live overseas will return home to pray and family members bring offerings, cloth and flowersin waters to the cemetery.

Galungan involves many stages a procession of more than 10 days and ended the Kuningan day. Implementation of once every 6 months or 210 days. In 2014 falls on December 16, in 2015 on July 14, in 2016 falls on February 10 and September 7, in 2017 fell on April 3 and November 1.

The Hindus meet ostensibly, Bali streets full rows of bamboo logs Penjor decorated palm leaves, the women use kebaya, spread contains various offerings of flowers and fruit. Baleganjur Balinese gamelan music is played in a dynamic and truly original atmosphere of the island.

In Petilan Pura, Kesiman village, Denpasar, held Pengerebongan ceremony is present Ngurek tradition. In Timrah village, Klungkung, held tradition Jempana War. Kuningan day tradition held in Pura Sakenan (Serangan Island) and Menggu village held Motekan tradition.

Galungan ceremony more festive if the full moon coincided that the day bless by Sanghyang Ketu is the god of light. Galungan tradition stopped by King Sri Ekajaya in 1103 Saka year and King Sri Dhanadi. King Sri Jayakasunu in 1126 Saka re-organized after decades Galungan not celebrated.

Travel.Tinuku.com Galungan and Kuningan traditional Balinese holy day to celebrate victory of truth against badness

Tinuku Travel Galungan and Kuningan traditional Balinese holy day to celebrate victory of truth against badness

Location: Entire Bali island.

Activity: Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants, hotels and resorts.

Reach Access: 0 km from Bali Island

Routes and public transport: All flights to Denpasar city.

Advice: Be polite, ask permission when photographing in temple compound and use a telephoto lens to take pictures from afar.

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