Balinese Villagers Perform Grebeg Ritual to Guard The Village from Evil Traits and Bad LuckAdd to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
Young members of the village community eat a meal together at Duur Bingin temple before walking around their village with painted bodies during the Grebeg Ritual on March 16, 2016 in Tegallalang Village, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Tegallalang villagers are well-known for their "Gerebeg" ritual, it is a ceremony conducted every 6 months according to balinese calendar, to guard the village from evil traits and bad luck. In this ritual, young folks and children paint their faces or bodies. They will march across the village as a symbol to woo away the wicked spirits.
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