June 24, 2021

Siat Sampian Tradition In Bedulu Village, Gianyar Bali

The Siat Sampian tradition is a unique procession held by the community in Bedulu Village, Blahbatuh, Gianyar Regency. The word “siat” means war, while “sampian” means arrangements of coconut leaves or “janur” used during ceremonies. The Sampian is believed to be a symbol of the weapon of Lord Vishnu used to fight evil or Adharma.

June 13, 2021

Mbed Mbedan Tradition In Semate Village (Mengwi), Badung Bali

Mbed Mbedan Tradition is a hereditary procession held by the community in Semate Village, Abianbase, Mengwi, Badung Regency. The tradition is believed as form of respect for the holy man (Rsi) who contributed to the existence of Semate Village.