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On Monday, February 11, 2008 held mepepada ceremony at Puseh Temple, countryside of Beraban. This ceremony as part of Karya Agung Ngenteg Linggih ceremony that held today, February 12, 2008. Mepepada is procession bring all devoting like "bebantenan", animal, and any other, encircling "piadnyan" or the place of ceremony, counted three times. It must be three times, because this symbolise the Hindu people time submit to curtsey to Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa (God), every day. All of animal  that used for devoting, will be slaughtered later, and believed if the animal born again, it become better creature of its degree.

Before the top ceremony executed, there are topeng dance performance. Topeng means something pressed against the face-a mask. Topeng masks survive from the 1 6th century. Today's mask play, commemorating historical exploits of local kings and heroes, was influenced by the traditional Gambuh dance. Often called the "chronicle play", Topeng stories are drawn from the babad literature, genealogical histories of important noble families, set in the villages, kingdoms and temples of Bali.

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