Thursday, October 25, 2012

Mecaru ceremony

Mecaru ceremony in Bali

Mecaru ceremony in Bali is a sacred ritual that is often held to harmonize the relationship between humans and the surrounding environment. Aiming to create mutual understanding and relationships that are conducive to the sustainability of the next life. In order to perform the mecaru ceremony humans can live in peace, harmony, between man and nature. Caru meaning beautiful, or harmonious.

Mecaru ceremony
Mecaru often performed by the Balinese at certain times, such as before the celebration of Nyepi, after the completion of construction of a house / temple, after a bad incident in a village, and so on. With the aim to purify any kind of dirt that is in the neighborhood of man, so that man can live in harmony in nature.

Mecaru ceremony serves to inculcate noble values ​and spiritual to mankind, especially the Balinese, in order to always maintain the harmony of nature, the environment and its contents. The meaning of the ceremony is the duty of human mecaru caring nature of God is likened to sports bodies in the embodiment of the universe and its contents.

In conducting the mecaru ceremony, usually use a lot of offerings. Offerings such as meat, chicken, cow, buffalo, depending on the degree mecaru ceremony. Sometimes can spend a very large cost. But apart from that, for a good, substantial funds are not a problem.

God provides many abundant natural resources, it is appropriate that we keep, and preserve, for the sake of our collective survival. From the mecaru ceremony, we as human beings are required to always remember, and give thanks for all that has been given by God to us all.

Meracu in Merajan