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Purnama

Every  purnama / sukla paksa or full moon, Hindu Balinese prays at the village temples and at their sanggah/mrajan (private temple) in the house compound. They bring simple offering such as flowers, incense and some fruits. On this day offering is dedicated to Sang Hyang Candra, the gods of …

Caru / Mecaru

Caru (Mecaru; Pecaruan) is Butha Yadnya ceremony, the ceremony for negative powers which cause disruption and disaster. This rituals is intended to harmonize bhuwana agung (macrocosm) and bhuwana alit (microcosm) and to neutralize all negative powers. Mecaru ritual is held at cross road, in the house compound and in …

Wara / Wewaran

Wara is name of day in Bali calendar. There are 10 groups of wara and each wara contain from only 1 day to 10 days. Length of one round depends on how many days in group, e.g. Panca Wara contains 5 days as literally the meaning of Panca …

Sasih

Sasih is one of the elements in Bali Calendar which use moon rotation cycle as calculation. Sasih literally means month. 1 sasih is about 29 – 30 days. Purnama (full moon) and Tilem (dark moon) are the important days in Bali Calendar.  There is ceremony on purnama and …

Wuku

Names of Wuku (30) Sinta Landep Ukir Kulantir Tolu Gumbreg Wariga Warigadean Julungwangi Sungsang Dunggulan Kuningan Langkir Medangsia Pujut Pahang Krulut Merakih Tambir Medangkungan Matal Uye Menail Perangbakat Bala Ugu Wayang Klawu Dukut Watugunung