"Bali Hindu Marriage by Devie Aristiani Luh." Bali Off The Beaten Path Tip by goutammitra

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  Devie and her husband just after marriage.
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  • Devie and her husband just after marriage. - Bali
      Devie and her husband just after marriage.
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  • The Bali Hindu Marriage ceremony in progress! - Bali
      The Bali Hindu Marriage ceremony in progress!
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  • After the ceremony is over, saluting the Almighty! - Bali
      After the ceremony is over, saluting the Almighty!
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  • The Brahmin Priest reciting Sanskrit mantras. - Bali
      The Brahmin Priest reciting Sanskrit mantras.
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  • A ritual Husband feeding the wife after marriage! - Bali
      A ritual Husband feeding the wife after marriage!
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I have always been wanting to write about Bali Hindu marriage but I had no input to write about Bali Hindu Marriage. At last my friend Devie Aristiani Luh, who is a qualified engineer and a Business Entrepreneur, came to my rescue after my request. She obliged me by sending a full write up with the pictures of her marriage! I am really very much grateful to Devie for enlightening me and our VT friends on Bali Hindu Marriage! Needless to say , this tip is dedicated to Devie Aristiani Luh! I don't see there is much of difference in Hindu Marriage of India and Bali. Though with time The Indians have added songs, dances , many additional rituals as per the demand of the region but in Bali, it is almost the same which was in practice some 7/800 years ago!

Bali custom wedding is tinged with reverence to God as the creator, all stages of marriages performed at the groom's house, because the people of Bali impose patriarchal system. So in the conduct of marriage ceremonies of all costs incurred for the celebration is the responsibility of the family of man - man.

The series of traditional Balinese wedding stages are as follows:

Ngekeb ceremony
The event aims to prepare the bride of teenage life being a wife and homemaker, to invoke the blessing of God Almighty to be willing to reduce happiness to this couple and they will be given the grace of a good offspring.
After that in the afternoon, the whole body of the bride was given scrubs which made ​​of peacock leaf, turmeric, ylang flowers, and rice that has been refined. A container of water is also supplied flowers for both bride and groom shower in the front of house.
After the show finished bathing and shampooing, Bali custom wedding will be followed by a ceremony at the bride's room. Offering had been provided earlier in the room. Once inside the room, the bridge is usually no longer allowed out of the room until her husband arrived to pick candidates. At the event pick-up is done, the bride's entire body from toe to head will be covered with a thin piece of yellow cloth. It is a symbol that the bride had been willing to bury the past as a teenager and is now ready to live a new life with her ​​life partner.

Mungkah Lawang (Open Doors)
An envoy tasked Mungkah Lawang knocked on the door where the bride was three times while accompanied by a song that sings Malate Bali. The song is content of a message that says if the groom had arrived to pick up the bride and begging immediately opened the door.

Mesegehagung ceremony
Arriving home the bride and groom in the yard of the groom, both down from the stretcher to prepare for the ceremony was none other Mesegehagung meaningful as an expression of welcome to the bride. then both of them on crutches again into the bridal chamber. The mother of the groom will enter the room and told the bride that the yellow cloth that covered his body will soon be opened to exchange kepeng satakan pierced with rope yarn Bali and usually amounted to two hundred kepeng

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The ceremony aims to cleanse or purify the bride and groom themselves of negative energy in both. The ceremony was led by a customary holders or Balian.

Mewidhi Widana
By wearing a wedding greatness, they carry Widana Mewidhi ceremony led by a Sulingguh or Ida Peranda. This event is a traditional Balinese wedding improvements to enhance the self-cleaning has been done on the wedding ceremony - the previous event. Furthermore, both toward merajan the shrines to pray for permission and blessing of the Almighty. The event was led by a stakeholder of merajan.

Mejauman Ngabe Tipat Pillow
A few days after the wedding, the couple officially became husband and wife, then on the day that has been agreed by both, families will join the bride and groom bring them to the bride's parents home to perform the ceremony Mejamuan. The event was carried out to beg leave to both parents and relatives of the bride, especially to the ancestors, that from that moment the bride has legally become a large part in her husband's family. For this farewell ceremony the groom's family will bring a number of luggage containing a variety of snacks such as cakes cakes Balinese cushions, apem, alem, cerorot, possum, nagasari, kekupa, rice, sugar, coffee, tea, betel nut, a variety of fruits and a typical Balinese dishes.

That's all about Bali Custom Wedding.

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