September 2, Budha Cemeng Merakih, or Budha Wage is a reocccuring auspicious day for meditation and cleansing the mind of negativity. At this day, which is also known as the day of Sang Hyang Mankik Galih who descended as Sang Hyang Ongkara Mreta to the physical world, the Balinese Hindus pray to Dewa Sang Hyang Sri Nini for prosperity and protection with special offerings. The intended cleansing of the mind starts with a special ceremony called metirtha gocara which is performed with a canang offering and wangi-wangian, sweet smelling incense and flowers at the sangga of the family temple and the plankiran (wall temple) of the bedroom.
Tanah Lot is always fulfilled by visitor both domestic or foreigner tourist. In Tanah Lot, visitor have many activities. Specially is watching the holy snake. Holy snake is one of legend in Tanah Lot Temple. People believe, all snakes (sea snakes) in Tanah Lot Temple with white and black relief were holy snakes that guardiance the Temple from the evil or bad things. It was begin from the history of Tanah Lot Temple where Dang Hyang Nirartha do the "Yoga Semadi" in Tanah Lot area and he created snakes from his belt to protect him from bad things that created by "Bendesa Beraban" while he do Yoga Semadi.