Lembongan Village Present Sacred Ritual of Sanghyang Grodog

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Sang Hyang Grodog dance ever passed dark period for 29 years. Some may think that the sacred culture already extinct. Then in 2012, this unique ritual revived after its apparent death for years.It’s much different to common sanghyang dance in Bali Island where the dancers loose their consciousness. There are more than 22 dancers and […]


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Paluang Car Temple, Unique and Sacred Holy Place

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The uniquenesses of Nusa Penida seem to be endless to be explored. Not only regarding the marine life and culture, the spiritual side is interesting. As Hindu predominately practiced by the people here, many temples spread to the entire island. On western cliff, there is unusual temple called Paluang temple, has a variety of oddities […]


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The Island’s Sacred Ritual Ceremony

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Almost the same with Hinduism in Bali, Nusa Penida also mixed with local tradition and culture, thus almost every day you can find ceremony or festival. The whole life will be accompanied by rituals from birth until death. The birth is celebrated through the ‘penyambutan, or welcome ceremony, three Month ceremony when the child is […]


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Jangkang, Rare Warrior Dance

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The nature wonder of Nusa Penida give inspiration in creating a culture in form of dance. It is much different than what we see in the mainland of Bali. One of the native dance is Jangkang which well known as dance of ancient warrior. Jangkang is sacred dance and has role in religious ceremony, mainly […]


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