Where is bali located in asia? Bali is one of island in Indonesia, its called with Island of Thousand Gods. Every city has its appeal respectively. Likewise with Bali, which in the drill a lot of people as a tourist destination, save a myriad of uniqueness. Here we summarize 17 Unique Things You Can Only Find in Bali. Hope can be a complete reference when you go to Bali!
1. Watching Festival Mass Kiss in Banjar Kaja Sesetan, Denpasar
The tradition of kissing bulk or better known by the name Omed-omedan, this will held on day after Nyepi by residents of the village of Banjar Kaja Sesetan, Denpasar.
A couple of local young people will take turns to move forward to kissing and other residents will try to pull and push, then there will be a village elder who came to their flushed with water until dripping wet. This ritual is believed to local residents may hinder their village from the plague stricken.
2. Uniquely Trance Ritual Mass in Pura Petilan Kesiman, Denpasar
Pengrebongan ritual held in the temple Petilan Kesiman, 8 days after the celebration of Brass, is unique, because during the procession many Penyungsung Temple (Hindu) who experienced trance. At the same time dozens of people experience a trance and suddenly cried hysterically, dance, and stabbing dagger into the chest, the unique they do not hurt one bit.
3. Watching People Fighting Using Pandan Leaves in Tenganan
Once a year, you can witness the thrill of sacred ritual fight between youths in the village of Tenganan using thorny pandanus leaves, or better known by the name of Pandan War. This ritual is held as a form of homage to Lord Indra, the god of war most they will respect him. Like the war in the days of empire, they also wear a shield made of woven bamboo.
4. Saw Corpses lay on the ground in the village Trunyan, Kintamani
Trunyan residents in the village, Kintamani has a unique burial traditions, where they do not bury or burn a corpse (cremation) style Balinese Hindus in general. The bodies of only placed just above the ground surrounded by trees Menyan Taru. Surprisingly, the corpses there odorless. It is said that the tree fragrant Menyan Taru who neutralize the stench of corpses there.
5. The festive parade of Ogoh-ogoh
The day before Nyepi called Pengrupukan Day, Balinese Hindus will be parading the giant statues faced Spooky aka Ogoh-ogoh, surrounding villages and the streets of the city. Ogoh-ogoh is a representation of the character Bhuta Kala or evil giant. Even so, not infrequently we will find other forms of creation of Ogoh-ogoh “eccentric”, such as cartoon characters as if made spooky.