Sarasvati day 🙏
The Goddess Saraswati is the symbol of the knowledge that controls thoughts and words. She is illustrated as a very beautiful woman with four arms holding (and playing) a zither, scriptures and rosary beads; all representing the characteristics of knowledge.
Goddess Saraswati is also figured sitting or standing on a lotus with two holy animals as her conveyance; a goose and a peacock. The lotus symbolizes the ability of knowledge to remain in any situation, the goose represents the ability of knowledge to filter good and bad habits or deeds, and the peacock represents beauty and along with the goose becomes a vehicle to deliver the knowledge given by God.
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My Bali breakfast ritual.. 🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍
Fresh pineapple to line the stomach.
Pineapple has so many health benefits but I use it particularly for its digestive aid.
The food in Bali can either upset your tummy or block/bloat you due to its high sugar and salt content.
I’ve got hubby on to it this trip aswell. 👍🏼 #pineapplepower #pineapplepen #baliritual #startthedayright
Pura Bhur Bwah Swah merupakan kawasan suci dan sebagai perlambang tiga dunia, terletak di sebuah puncak bukit kembar, yakni Bukit Bisbis, Desa Seraya, Kabupaten Karangasem.
Bhur Bwah Swah adalah tiga pura yang terletak pada tiga tempat dengan ketinggian yang berbeda. Pura Bhur Loka paling bawah, Pura Bwah Loka di pertengahan, dan Pura Swah Loka di puncak bukit.
Masyarakat sekitar ada yang menyebut Pura Bhur Bwah Swah dengan Pura Bwar-Bwaran (Bhur Loka), Pura Pasar Agung (Pura Bwah Loka), dan Pura Puncak Sari Gunung Manik Kembar untuk Pura Swah Loka di Puncak Bukit Bisbis tersebut.
Pura Bhur Bwah Swah digambarkan sebagai perlambang tiga dunia, yakni Bhur - alam bawah, Bwah - alam tengah, dan Swah - alam atas, atau alam Bhur (Bumi), alam Bwah (Langit), dan alam Swah (Nirwana).
Lokasi bukit dari Pura Bhur Bwah Swah ini bersebelahan dengan bukit letak Pura Lempuyang Luhur, utara Karangasem.
2/3 - Religion Rituals Beliefs.
Canang Sari - The first thing I noticed In Bali was freshly offered flowers in a square palm leaf, along with a burning incense stick. You see it on the footpaths (sidewalks), at the entrance of commercial establishments, or inside. You have to be very careful walking. These are part of the rituals observed by Balinese Hindus. Each corner of the square is dedicated to the presiding God/Deity, as do the flowers - mostly marigolds and jewelweed flowers (similar to balsam). .
This small basket of flowers is taken at the billing table of Shady Shack (@theshadyshack
a vegan restaurant at Canngu. The restaurant serves delicious food in generous portions and well plated (or bowled!). We polished off everything we ordered. The battered mushrooms deserve special mention. More about Shady Shack will come up soon at @hariniandharsha
, when we talk about vegan and vegan-friendly eats in Bali. That is the new insta page of my blog. Please follow there for recipes and travel tales.
#baliindonesia #flowers #incense #religion #belief #hariniprakashphotography #theshadyshackbali #rituals #hindurituals #baliritual #natgeotravel #natgeoindonesia #culturetrip #customs
Bali Food: I was here 3 weeks ago, only to return 3 weeks later.. it's like I live there now. Was fortunate enough to find this hidden gem thanks to @cheechee___
and what an amazing few meals it has been! Cos of that, I was fortunate enough to also tapao this again for my family, 3 weeks later. All I can say is, thank God I don't live there cos I love #bebeklunakbangjoe
wayyyy too much to stay away and im getting fat only after a few days.
Lil story about bang joe: he's a lil old man with a lil old shop in the midst of a lil old street, cooking in a lil old kitchen by himself. He makes the best starchy omelette (or called fuyung hai) and fried chicken. Best of all, his dam chili is super addictive, spicy, painful, and tasty at the same time. Gojek, get a car and go tapao, or just go eat there. Imma make this my #baliritual #balifood #bebekgoreng #foodie #feedme #travellingfoodie #travellingbebeks #travel #baligulingbebs #friedchicksV3
Hand woven silver jewellery •
Sorting out design and finish with this silversmith has been such an honour
Spark in my eyes 🤩
has been a heaven for me 😍
Such an amazing experience to learn from this silversmith. @celuksilvervillage
is a traditional silver village in Bali and skills handed down to generations by family. Life & work is inseparable .. I love THAT life ❤️
Genau vor 1,5 Jahren brauchte ich diese hinduistische Opfergaben aus Bali mit. Die fragile Kunstwerke aus getrockneten Palmenblätter schienen noch nicht mal den Flug nach Deutschland zu überleben, doch die feuchte norddeutsche Luft und gute Pflege lassen die bunte Kunstwerke auf meiner Wand gut aussehen!
#bali #balikunst #balihandwerk #hindu #baliart #baliritual #balitradition
Pura Besakih is a temple complex in the village of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali, Indonesia. It is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. Perched nearly 1000 meters up the side of Gunung Agung, it is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung. The temple is built on six levels, terraced up the slope. The entrance is marked by a candi bentar (split gateway), and beyond it the Kori Agung is the gateway to the second courtyard.
The precise origins of the temple are unclear but its importance as a holy site almost certainly dates from prehistoric times. The stone bases of Pura Penataran Agung and several other temples resemble megalithic stepped pyramids, which date back at least 2,000 years.
It was certainly used as a Hindu place of worship from 1284 when the first Javanese conquerors settled in Bali. By the 15th century, Besakih had become a state temple of the Gelgel dynasty.
Let's visit together with @jahmelalibali
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Good holiday for a good life!
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BALI FOR ROOKIES: PEMEGAT RITUAL DURING CREMATION CEREMONY IN BALI.
Cremation ceremony in Bali are very well known world wide for it's uniqueness and magnificence, even David Bowie give his appreciation of Bali, and Indonesia as a whole, can be traced back to a trip he took with friend and collaborator Iggy Pop, which was recounted in the 1984 song “Tumble and Twirl.” The lyrics don’t indicate that Bowie had the opportunity to observe a Ngaben—the traditional Balinese cremation ceremony he was likely referring to in his will—but it’s no surprise that he admired this beautiful and elaborate ritual.
The Cremation or Ngaben ceremnony will begins with intercepting events.Before Ngaben's ceremony was held, in the morning, families and relatives and the surrounding community would gather and host the event. You can see how all the people are cheering to show their sincerity for the death of the ancestors. This begining procession or ritual called "Pemegat", which literaly mean "cut off", it's has meaning or philosophy to happily and cheerings to let the soul on it's journey to the others world and the soul finally gathering with holy ray of the creator. It can also mean releasing the spirit from the earthly attachments or human world it leaves behind. During the rituals it's will be a set of offering full of symbol and philosophy perapered, called " banten Pemegat". #cremation #ritual #baliritual #balitradition #bali #balibagus #adimelali #bali #cremation #love #life #travel #explore #truly_bali #deeply_bali #madly_bali #bowie #iggy_pop
BALI FOR ROOKIES : A BALINESE FUNERAL & CREMATION TRADITION Balinese funeral has three important parts: the funeral, cremation ceremony, and the purification of the soul.
A temporary burial occurs during the funeral service until it’s time for the cremation ceremony. Families may leave food, flowers, or other items as an offering to a shrine next to the burial site. The time before the cremation ceremony is sad for families since the soul hasn’t been purified yet.
To free the soul from the body for reincarnation, the body burns inside a coffin during the cremation ceremony. The releasing of the ashes into the water purifies the soul.
In Bali, funerals are important and expensive events whose size and expense depends on the caste, wealth and prestige of the deceased. They are festive occasions—that celebrate the release of the soul to god—with huge processions of flower-decked people and floats. Funerals can be very expensive, There are many stories about people being chased by debt collectors and having their motorcycle taken away because they took out big loans for a funeral and couldn’t pay them back.Ngaben—Balinese funeral cremation—aims cleansing the soul of the deceased so that it will be unified with the God. Ngaben is a very significant, month-long prepared ceremony. In Bali, each cremation take all the village members to work together to help the family administering the whole processes of the ceremony, and therefore such a ceremony often turns into a very big happening. The body is put in big chest and carried by 15-50 healthy men from the house through to the grave yard.The ceremony of cremation itself comprises three feast days. The first is used to purify the corpse from head to toes with holy water. The second to elaborate the offerings, some of them being high structures solidly built of wood. The third is the incineration. The body is then placed in the funeral tower ("Bade") which can take up to 12 meters in height, depending on the wealth of the family and the caste. They are often very artistic and the manufacture is extremely costly. 👇
Cucu dalem I Gusti Mde Putu & I Gusti Ayu Ketut Rai & Ni Gusti Ayu Rai, Putra dan Putri I Gusti Made Putu Tattwa & I Gusti Ayu Putu Suwati. Dumogi memargi antar 🙏. Kewajiban kami yang masih hidup semoga leluhur berkenan... #memukur #afterngaben #baliritual #bali #hindubali
The preparation of the ritual is the ritual 🎐