February 4th, Tumpek Landep, Taking place on the Saturday of Landep in the second week of the Pakuwon, Tumpek Landep is a day of offerings to the weapons of war in Bali. These include guns or other weapons and in particular, the sacred kris. Family members who own such a weapon take it to the family temple where it is unsheathed. It is then sprinkled with holy water and presented with offerings of woven coconut leaves, flowers, and fruits. Prayers are offered by a priest or a balian as they know the exact mantras. Although on Tumpek Landep it is originally specified for weapons of war, you will notice as you travel around the island or in the tourist areas motorcycles, trucks and cars adorned with offerings. These were thought to be lethal weapons and as such are included on this day.
In Hinduism, there are various symbols used for worship of God and its manifestation. One of them is Banten / upakara or offerings. Banten is a symbol of yourself, the symbol of the sovereignty of God and a symbol of the contents of the universe. On the basis of this Lontar Yadnya Prakerti banten has three meanings. Banten meaningful as a symbol of man, both physically and inner, meaningful to represent the many faces of God's omnipotence and banten also symbolizes the existence of the contents of this universe of planets, the contents space.
All religious ceremonies in Tanah Lot using this Banten facility. One of them is Mecaru ceremony. Mecaru ceremony is part of the ceremony Bhuta Yadnya, the ceremony for harmonizing between man and the Bhuta Kala.