Tumpek Krulut in Tanah Lot PDF Print E-mail
Tumpekklurut28NovSaturday Kliwon / Saniscara Kliwon called Tumpek Klurut. Tumpek Klurut commemorated as a form of saying thanks for the gift of Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa in the form of sounds - sounds (gamelan). On this day the people to offer worship and the cult of bhakti in his manifestation as the Sang Hyang Iswara and hopefully pleaded blessing gamelan art can always be fortunate and meaningful so that it can be a means of guiding people to achieve balance and harmony.

Tumpek Krulut is a part of Tumpek cycle which comes about every month based on the Balinese calendar system. This is a special day to pay homage to the musical instruments, masks and dance costumes used in some religious ceremonies. During this special day, special offerings offered in every shrines of all temples in all over the Bali island. The use of gamelan in the Hindu ritual activities basically means that really important.

Gamelan not only as an entertainer but have a very deep meaning. Gamelan is a symbol of Bathara Iswara able to bring the vibrations in a ceremony. In particular ceremony, god Yadnya, Pitra Yadnya, or Manusa Yadnya, Rsi Yadnya and Bhuta Yadnya, gamelan is not just to create excitement alone, but is a unity in the ceremony.


Tumpek Klurut warning meaning other than as a prostrate devotion to Ida Sang Hyang Widhi  also to preserve the art tetabuhan. Percussion preserve also for cultural arts. In philosophy cult sounds when Tumpek Krulut control implies TRIGUNA (satwam, rajas, and tamas) and three clan of dharma, artha and kama. When the strains further understood tones are natural process towards harmonization. It hopes to achieve harmonization of this nature should be reflective and pleaded with God in its manifestation as Ciwa. At Tanah Lot seen many Hindus who brought offerings to pray in  Tanah Lot temple in this day.