May 16, 2021

Triwana

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Feast Day

Ubud is a religious place, majority of the people in Ubud is have Hindu religion. The feast day in Ubud is similar like Bali. There is Galungan and Kuningan day is common every 6 month that is twice a year. Choose this time to visit Ubud to get many show and ceremony in the temple. This time you can see the real culture of Balinese, you can watch accompaniment of traditional ceremonies around the Ubud area. This unique tradition only find in Bali and you are lucky if get holiday in this time frame. Ubud have a sacred temple ceremony, the temple is in campuhan near Antonio Blanco museum exactly in the front of it. In the in the center of Ubud there is Pura Desa in the front of Legend Cafe. Please check the schedule of the ceremony around Ubud using Balinese calendar. Every temple have special day and ceremony. Many dance and barong perform in this time.

The feast day is similar in the different part of Bali island. Remember to take your camera to capture this moment. Maybe you can try a Balinese traditional clothes at this time to blend with other people. menstruating women are prohibited from participating in temples. This is to maintain the sanctity of the temple, and is expected to understand and help preserve it for all of us.

Nyepi day. Nyepi is held 1 time every years. Nyepi is a feast that is celebrated every New Caka year. Today falls on the count of Tilem Kesanga ( In Balinese is mean 9 ). Today is believed to be a day of purification of the gods at the center of the ocean to bring the essence of the holy water. For this reason, all Balinese Hindus worship them.

Saraswati day. Saraswati is a goddess worshiped in the religion of the Vedas. The name Saraswati is listed in Regweda and also in Purana literature. She is a goddess of science and art. Saraswati herself is also worshiped as a goddess of wisdom.

Galungan day. Galungan Day is celebrated by Balinese Hindu people every 210 days, using Bali calendar calculation is on the day of Kliwon Dungulan Buddhist ( Wednesday Kliwon Wuku Dungulan ) as the day of the victory of Dharma ( Truth ) against Adharma ( crime ) just like a good and the bad.

For information, Galungan Day is also celebrated by the Tengger community with different meanings and ways to the Balinese people, at least until the introduction of Hindu Dharma to the Tengger region in the 1980s. Tengger people celebrate Galungan every 210 days at Wuku Galungan as a day to bless villages, water, and society. The procedure is identical with the Barikan, a ceremony that is usually done every 35 days or after a disaster such as a volcano erupted, earthquake, or eclipse. Unlike the Barikan, Tengger Galungan Day is not executed by way of Tengger but has been merged with the celebration of the Galungan according to the procedure of Hindu Bali.