|Melasti Ceremony in Tanah Lot|
after an improvement in the temple
They come with a ten four-wheel vehicles and several motorcycles. Their numbers are not too much because only one big family (kawitan) alone or not a village community. Arriving at public parking Tanah Lot, they walk to the Tanah Lot temple where the men took Pratima, banners, flags and other Hindu symbols. While the women took banten placed over their heads.
Melasti The ceremony was conducted at sea, because the sea is considered as a source of Amrita. cleansing symbolized by removing the chicken and black ducks. Namely, in the hope of escape from the nature of arrogance and greed towards a better direction. Bad character should be eliminated in order to get the water of life, and build a true brotherhood that reaches peace life on earth.
In addition to pray and take tirta in sea water at Melasti Ceremony various sacred objects, such as Pratima a symbol of the god, Barong and spear guns helped purified. Through a series of Hindu Melasti Ceremony hoping for the sanctity and blessing themselves to face the life in the future.