Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com
  • HOT NEWS
Tourist Object: Legian Beach Festival VIII Takes Place Lively (Saturday, 13 September 2014 10:28)
Tourist Object: Happy Hours (Saturday, 13 September 2014 10:24)
Tourist Object: Anumana Bay View Jimbaran (Saturday, 13 September 2014 10:20)
Tourist Object: 3rd Lovina Festival Will be Held Again (Saturday, 13 September 2014 10:06)
Sport and Recreation: Spending Holiday with JSM (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:59)
Sport and Recreation: Buleleng Has Potential for Pearl Cultivation (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:40)
People: Yohanes Adi Putra: Making Balinese Food as an Icon (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:37)
People: Rhonda Lepsch (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:35)
People: Lidya Minanti Ready to Offer Discount Program (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:32)
People: Cokorda Istri Rai Lahriani: Keeping Image and Eco-friendly Aspect (Saturday, 13 September 2014 09:27)
Banner
You are here: Home News & Info Art & Cultural Invoke Safety of the World
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com










Invoke Safety of the World

Nawa Gempang Ritual Held in Pusering Jagat Temple, Pejeng

Invoke Safety of the WorldTo invoke safety responding to various natural phenomena occurred recently, Gianyar County organized the Tawur Nawa Gempang ritual in the Pusering Jagat Temple, Pejeng, Tampaksiring, Monday (Mar 17). The ritual was officiated over by Ida Pedanda Wayahan Bun from Griya Sanur Pejeng and Ida Pedanda Buda Jelantik from Griya Taman Sukawati. The offerings in use belonged to mid-level on the basis of manca sata, mepenangkab, chicken, white duck and white goat.

The ritual committee also doubling as the Assistant I of Regional Secretary of Gianyar, Cokorda Rai Widiarsa P., said the ritual was meant to invoke the safety of the world (universe) and avoid calamities or disasters. From the end of 2013 until early 2014, Gianyar in particular had been afflicted by a variety of disasters such as fallen trees, landslides, floods and other social calamities. “Hopefully, with the implementation of this ritual, we all can be avoided from any disasters,” he said.

Selection of the Pusering Jagat Temple, according to Cok Rai Widiarsa, was based on consideration that it denoted the center of Bali or the universe, so it was expected the earth or the universe was kept away from any dangers or disasters. Additionally, the Pusering Jagat Temple at Pejeng was also one of the sad kahyangan temples in Bali. It was based on historical and archaeological heritages which were currently stored in the Pusering Jagat Temple.

Ida Pedanda Wayahan Bun from Griya Sanur Pejeng, Tampaksiring, when giving sermons (dharma vacana) said the pelebah jagat ritual posed a ritually anticipative effort to invoke safety in response to various natural phenomena happened lately. It referred to the content of various palm-leaf manuscripts such as the Rogha Sanghara Bhumi, Lebur Sangsa and Ceciren Gumi Manut Catur Yuga. “The ceremony to invoke safety should be routinely performed so that the universe always gets protection from God Almighty,” said Ida Pedanda.

The ritual was attended by the Regent AA Gde Agung Bharata and Deputy Regent Made Mahayastra, representatives of provincial government, county/municipality across Bali and customary villagers of Pejeng. (BTN/015)

Leave your comments

Guest
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
0 characters
terms and condition.
  • No comments found

Check-in date

Check-out date

Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by ZooTemplate.com
Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by ZooTemplate.com

Gallery

Joomla Templates and Joomla Extensions by JoomlaVision.Com
image
image
image
image
img
img
img
img

Facebook

Subscribe

If you want to get / keep follow of the latest information from BALI TRAVEL NEWS, please register your email via SUBSCRIBE this form.

Twitter

Find US on Mobile Apps

appstore

googleplay