November Highlights in Tanah Lot PDF Print E-mail

tipeNovember is considered as rainy month that some tourists who crave to spend holiday in a beach may face disappointment. Indeed, due to climate change, the weather is hardly to be predicted. For some days harsh rain may occur but in the days before and after, it could be very lovely sunny. It is suggested not to plan to spend whole holiday in a beach in rainy season. Besides, Tanah Lot is not all about beach, right? What people really need to do in Tanah Lot just relax and do…. nothing. However, in case you would like to take a look, the information below may be useful.

November, 6th 2010

Tilem Sasih kalima it's the day of a 'new moon', are special days for the Balinese in Tanah Lot. Tilem celebrated once every 30 days, as well as the full moon. Full moon is the day when the moon is shining bright. While Tilem also called new moon, when the dark. The distance between the full moon and is at odds Tilem 15 days. Full moon is often identified with the brightness, while Tilem termed the dark.

In Tilem day is are also the temples ceremonies which are mostly held in every major temples and also the family shrines around the beraban village Tanah Lot. In this day Hindus in Tanah Lot make offerings to the offer to the God where is put in mrajan / sanggah, and placed on the ground at the entrance to the house compound.

November, 13th 2010

Tumpek Uduh/Tumpek Pengarah, On this day, Balinese devote to Sanghyang Sangkara, a god of plants to celebrate the birthday of plants. Essentially, this day is the day when a message to take care of plants is spread in Bali. Besides, Balinese also instruct to the trees to provide a lot fruits as Galungan and Kuningan day is 25 days left. How? By tapping each tree three times and say that Galungan and Kuningan is only 25 days left then pray that the tree will provides so much fruits.

November 17th 2010

Idul Adha, has meaning as a sacrificial animal slaughtering as a token offering to the Lord. Animal sacrifice is used include goats, cows and buffaloes. On that day Moslems to pray and celebrate with family and gathered  with their relatives. After that they will use the moment to take a vacation with family. One of the attractions of their goal is to Tanah Lot. On the feast of  Idul Adha is Tanah Lot especially crowded domestic tourists visited the celebrated Idul adha. starting from 9 o'clock in the morning visitors began coming to the Tanah Lot.

November, 21th 2010

Purnama  Sasih Kanem, In full moon on sixth month based on Balinese calendar, there are some temples which are going to face its birthday. For this reason piodalan will be held in Pura Panti Pasek Gobleg-Buleleng, Pura  Pasek Gelgel, Pura Dalem Balinkang-Tabanan, Pura Majapahit-Denpasar, and some temples in Lombok. Visit Bali and be the witness of how marvelous Balinese in preserving their culture.

November, 23th 2010

Anggara Kasih, occurs every 35 days when the day 'Anggara' (Tuesday) of the 7-day week (Saptawara) of the Balinese Pawukon Calendar system coincidences with the day 'Kliwon' of the 5-day week (Pancaware). On this day Hindus including Tanah Lot makes banten and ngerainin in temple around villages.

Anggara Kliwon, also known as Anggara Kasih, is a reoccurring, auspicious cleansing day for the mind of the individual family members and for the physical world and all creatures that inhabit it. At Anggara Kliwon the Balinese Hindus meditate and pray to Dewa Ludra for support to cleanse one's mind and the physical world in which one is reincarnated.