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Purnama Kedasa – 10th Full Moon

Bali, Bali, Indonesia

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Purnama Kedasa

Celebrated this year at April 11th.

This special full moon is considered highly significant amongst Balinese Hindus. Known as 'Purnama Kedasa' in the local tongue, the day coincides with many major temples celebrating in festive rituals, attended by thousands of devotees. The famous mother temple, Besakih, holds a special ceremony known as 'Betara Turun Kabeh' on this special day, inviting the gods and deified ancestors for their blessings. A 'melasti' or purification pilgrimage usually takes place on the preceding Sunday, with processions carrying heirlooms and temple objects to sanctified water sources.

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Event Times and Dates:

April 11, 2017 - April 11, 2016