search.noResults

search.searching

note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
Shortly thereafter, the area’s youth are


ceremoniously recognized for their dedi- cated religious services to local temples and ^


U ôõ 3 ô 3 ôôõ


tion. This year’s 565 young men and women were charged with many tasks and partici- pated in important ceremonies throughout ô ô3 R K + ô ^ 3 S 3


emony, mesesedep, invoking the blessings of Lord Vishnu upon the youth. It was led by three women priests from three of the area’s important temples and held at the Puseh Temple. Such events are all-day affairs for the


youth and require great dedication. Partici- pants must stay actively awake all night and on into the next day, many while fasting. On the 27th, the youth performed the sacred manda dance for a full twelve hours through the night, ending at 6:00 the next morn- ing. Then, in the peileh ceremony, they cir- cumambulated the Bale Agung temple nine times. Offerings of rice, bananas and tradi- tional cakes were then carried to the temple on their head or shoulders, not by hand. On the final day, the 29th, all the dang-


sils were paraded 300 meters to Penataran Temple by the massive crowd of thousands. The youth are expected to observe mesaya- sayaan, which includes strict rules on how to


ô - 5 5ô ô -


ò


U ó SZ X õï ï 3


ö ï [ ïó


giant dangsil are made ready for the fes- P V1 ñ


öï P öï P 3ï ï :8 ö ï1Z ö 3 1 ï ó 3 ï1 öï 3 öï öï # ó ó


3ï1 ó 31 1 ïPï ï


­ ï 1Z S öï #ï


ó ïó1 ï1


J (far left) Two Q 1ï


below right) two of the many dehas—young Q ï Q


ïï 3ö


öï ñ ó SZ 3


3 )ï ï ï ï


of many smaller pratima palanquins in ï11


ï


S ï S


dress and behave. The young men are to wear only a sarong; the women sarong and shawl. No one is permitted to wear sandals or a head covering, nor watches or any jewelry. In procession, the seven giant structures


arrived at Penataran, carried by devotees from their particular village sponsors, then the medium ones and finally the smallest. The festival was then concluded with a grand celebration. This year’s event was attended by the governor of Bali and the ranking local ^


K ! 3 ô ô ô õ


culturally significant Usaba Dangsil is car- ried on into the future, as the people of Bun- gaya continue to give thanks for the welfare and prosperity of all our villages. ∏π


april/may/june, 2017 hinduism today 35


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76  |  Page 77  |  Page 78  |  Page 79  |  Page 80  |  Page 81  |  Page 82  |  Page 83  |  Page 84  |  Page 85