Probably this thing is common for Balinese people, but for others it may not. The young ivory coconut is not indiscriminate coconut. For Hindu community in Bali, this fruit has the power of Lord Mahadev, namely the supreme power. Physically, it can cleanse up the body and non-physically it can purify the impurities of body and mind. Therefore, the young ivory coconut also serves as a drug. If people get non-medical sickness, in contact with the black magic, for instance, they can be cured with this young ivory coconut. Its water is taken to neutralize toxin in the body. And when taken continuously, the pain will slowly reduce.
Tanah Lot tourist attraction has become the destination of Ngembak Geni celebration, a feast celebrated by the Hindus in Bali the day after Nyepi. Usually, on that day, the Hindus do social visit to relatives who are far away. “Currently we make a visit to the nature at Tanah Lot,” said Made Suparka, one of the visitors to Tanah Lot. With the children and family members, visitors thronged the destination at Beraban village, Kediri subdistrict, Tabanan. Although the activities of traders have not maximized, the spill of community to spend vacation to Tanah Lot was flowing like the sea of people.
Palaktiying hamlet, Landih village, Bangli, just implemented the customary Nyepi (Day of Silence) on Tuesday (Mar 18). All the activities in offices and stalls at local village were closed for the whole day. Implementation of the customary Nyepi specifically applied to the area and residents at Palaktiying hamlet was guarded by a number of customary guard officers or pecalang.
To invoke safety responding to various natural phenomena occurred recently, Gianyar County organized the Tawur Nawa Gempang ritual in the Pusering Jagat Temple, Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Monday (Mar 17). The ritual was officiated over by Ida Pedanda Wayahan Bun from Griya Sanur Pejeng and Ida Pedanda Buda Jelantik from Griya Taman Sukawati. The offerings in use belonged to mid-level on the basis of manca sata, mepenangkab, chicken, white duck and white goat.
Rumbling, noisy and jarring Jegog gamelan music stomped the heart of the Buffalo Race Town, Negara. The play of melodious tones overlapped and was accompanied by the beating of bamboo blade sound. Though it was only a set of bamboo gamelan instrument, its sound was remarkably enchanting and melodious. It is the illustration of Jegog arts attraction in the Jembrana Arts Festival taking place in the Bung Karno Cultural Hall, Jembrana Town Center, Saturday (Mar 15). The festival inaugurated by Director of Domestic Tourism Promotion, Directorate General of Tourism Marketing, Tazbir, with the Regent of Jembrana featured 50 Jegog troupes of the hundreds of existing troupes.
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