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Glossary C-D

C – D (update periodically) Canang, canang sari (pronunciation ‘chanang’) : according to the late Ida Pedanda Gede Made Gunung, a Hindu priest, “canang” derived from the Kawi language. ‘Ca’ means beauty and ‘nang’ means  purpose. Chanang made from coconut leave and some flowers upon it. Chanang is used in …

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 …

Saka Bali Calendar

There are three kinds of calendar system which is mostly used: based on solar system and lunar system and combination of solar and lunar system.  Solar system is based on how many days the earth rotates around the sun; so 1 year has an average 365 days. The …