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Bali Local Customs: 251 reviews and 398 photos
You may encounter the
Balinese who caresses his
These prized pets of theirs,
are allowed to either roam around
on the grounds of their home,
or you will see them kept in
what is called guwungan
a woven bamboo dome.
Cocks are bred to become
the pride and joy for their owners
so that they may become champions
of the much anticipated cockfights in the village.
These cock fights are powerful in the Balinese rituals.
Certain rituals such as the butukala
require a blood sacrifice to be spilled on the ground
and this is where the cockfights come in.
Even though gambling cockfight is against the law in Indonesia,
this is the one time it is accepted.
But in some cases,
the rules get bent and
the gambling begins by getting out of hand
and into the arena with large amounts of money used for betting.
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