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Glossary O-P

O – P (updated periodically) Odalan : also known as piodalan or pujawali, is a celebration of holy day in a temple. In general, it occurs every 210 days based on wuku or pawukon in Bali calendar system. However, some temples celebrate their holy day based on sasih, which …

Om Swastyastu

Om Swastyastu is a formal expression of goodwill, said on meeting or in written message. It can also used when knocking the door of someone’s house for visiting. Saying Om Swastyastu followed by attached both palms in front of the chest. Om Swastyastu derrived from Sanskrit. Om is …

Odalan / Piodalan

Odalan is a commemoration ceremony of a temple. It’s like a birthday of a temple. However, not like international calendar which has 365 days in a year, Bali calendar has different system of calculation. It based on oton which recurs in 210 days instead of 365 days as in international calendar. So odalan recurs …