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Three Months Baby's Ceremony is one of the Balinese Hindu rituals to celebrate the age of baby with the purpose of to recognize the world for the young baby. Before the age of three months, the baby is still believed own the clean soul, holy and not yet recognized the world and with this ceremony is known to the world. This ceremony is a part of Human Ceremonies which is the procession is according to the local resident believed. One part of this ceremony is "Ngangkid". The meaning of this ngangkid ceremony is to request sweeping to the God which is in the sea. Imploringly holy water which its meaning as sweeping of the baby from all coherent dirts in baby's body or named harsh body (Stula Sarira).  

 

Here, baby realized as small bole which swept away to middle of the sea then lifted or "diangkid" from the sea by priest and the parent of baby to continent so that its referred as Ngangkid. Yesterday at Sagara Kidul Tanah Lot there are a family which perform three month baby’s ceremony. Tanah Lot Temple with its blue ocean that named "Sagara Kidul", besides as one of famous tourism object in Bali, also often as one place in surrounding Beraban village to performed religious ceremony. In Hinduism, each religious ceremony usually have relationship with ocean according to belief with guard of the ocean in hinduism people named Ida Bathara Dalem Sagara or Ratu Tengahing Sagara.