|Manis Galungan Holiday in Tanah Lot|
On Umanis Galungan day, Thursday, October 24th, 2013, many visitor enjoying their holiday at Tanah Lot Bali. Most of them are domestic visitor from local Bali and some are foreigner. Most visitor that came to Tanah Lot, have been visiting Tanah Lot before. Besides to seeing unique temple and beautiful sunset, they also want to shoping at Tanah Lot Art Market. Seen from amount of visitor, amount of visit for this moment are increase compared with day before. Because of the holiday, most people usually spent their time with their family while they having vacation. Amount of visitor to Tanah Lot increase and more crowded on evening during sunset. Because of the situation, parking area fullfilled with vehicle.
Umanis Galungan takes place the day after Galungan Day, at the Thursday of Dungulan, the 11th week of the Pawukon calendar. The purpose of this day is to cleanse the bhuana alit (= the micro cosmos, the individual human being) in a physical and spiritual sense. After the ceremony, people perform the so called nyurud (= the taking back the offerings and sharing them with the family members) as a symbol of obtaining blessings from Bhatara Hyang Guru.
Tanah Lot Bali will fulfilled by visitor until next November. Beside there are religious ceremonies at the temple. On November 2rd, 2013 there is religious ceremony at Pakendungan Temple. And on November 6-9th, 2013 there is religious ceremony at Tanah Lot Temple.