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Penjor is one important Balinese religion instrument at the ceremonial occasion usually stood on the home ground often on the roadside and decorated in young coconut leaves. A Penjor is offering in the form of decorated bamboo pole whose gracefully curving upper end is said to resemble both the tail of the Barong, symbol of goodness, and the peak of the sacred mountain, Mount Agung.

Penjors decorates Bali’s roads in each of Balinese household for the Galungan till Kuningan end, and also used in conjunction with important temple ceremonies, and life-cycle rituals.The top part of penjor is hanging the beautifully plaited palm leaf creation called “sampian” which usually done all night by Balinese womans. 

 

 
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