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Bongan Gede Villager Preserving Mesuryak Tradition in Kuningan Day
Mesuryak tradition hold every Kuningan Day in Bongan Gede sub village, Bongan Village, Tabanan District, Tabanan Regency, Bali Province. Mesuryak tradition starting on 09.00 AM until 12.00 AM on Saturday January 5, 2019. It was running well and glory.
“The aim of mesuryak tradition to deliver the ancestral spirits return to heaven,” said I Nyoman Parwata as chairman of Bongan Gede village custom. He added, since ten day from Galunga Day to Kuningan Day, the ancestors were at home, in Kuningan Day to time to deliver ancestral return to the heaven. “We inter joyfully delighted with cheering, throwing money into the air that grabs a lot of people, " Parwata said. The amount money for offering in mesuryak day, depending on the economic villager capacity.
Mesuryak tradition, starting with prayers of villager in each house, then continued prayers in Temple of Khayangan Dalem. Its continue prayer in family temple. Mesuryak then proceed to bring all such ceremonial offerings, including offerings that symbolic as Raja Duwata (ancestors) to the gate of the house respectively. It’s time to mesuryak. Money as offering then thrown into the air and the villagers greeted with happiness. (Balitopnews.com / Made Donny )