Congratulations Welcoming Galungan and Kuningan Feast Days

This time of Galungan and Kuningan falls on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 (Galungan Feast Day) and on Saturday, July 16, 2011 (Kuningan Feast Day). Hindus in / from Bali back to getting busy holding the preparations and execution as usually done in Galungan and Kuningan celebrations the foregoing, includes the preparation of the required materials relating to a series of activities to be implemented in the celebration of Galungan and Kuningan , preparation for ceremony, offering offerings and praying at Galungan and on the Feast day of Kuningan.

Galungan and Kuningan is a feast day for Hindus in / from Bali which is celebrated once every 210 days as “Victory Day Dharma / Virtue against Adharma / crime”.

In short meaning Galungan and Kuningan is the anniversary of the victory of Dharma against adharma or the victory of truth against untruth. The activities of like the party/ngelawar and penjor installation on penampahan day (a day before Galungan and Kuningan), and on Wednesday Kliwon Wuku Dungulan (Feast Day of Galungan) and also on Saturday Kliwon Wuku Kuningan (Feast Day of Kuningan) perform prays to holy places as gratitude for the gift of Almighty God.

Slang (in the language of Bali) for Hindus in/from Bali in celebration of Galungan and Kuningan which falls once every 210 days, one of which is “Rahajeng Nyanggra Rahina Jagat Galungan lan Kuningan, dumogi iraga sareng sami ngemangguhang kerahajengan antuk Asung Kertha Wara Nugraha Ida Sanghyang Widhi Wasa “, which basically meant to say” Congratulations Welcoming Galungan and Kuningan Feast Days, may we all find salvation thanks to the Grace of God the Almighty”.

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