Thursday, February 9, 2012

Kuningan celebration

Kuningan feast day is celebrated every 210 days or 6 months in the Balinese calendar, exactly on Saniscara Kliwon Wuku Kunin-gan. (1 calendar month in Bali = 35 days)

On the holy day is told Ida Sang Hyang Widi down to earth to give blessings for the welfare of all people in the world. Often believed, the ceremony at the feast of Kuningan should be done before noon, before the time of the gods returned to heaven.

Kuningan is a series of ceremonies Galungan, 10 days prior to Brass.

On the day it was made of yellow rice, a symbol of prosperity and dihaturkan offerings as a sign of gratitude and eyelash suksmaning we as human beings (people) receive the gift of Hyang Widhi of clothing materials and food items were delegated by him to the people on the basis of love. In the tebog or selanggi containing yellow rice is planted a puppet (angels) which grace bestows prosperity to us all.