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Sunday, 11 October 2009

Meaning Galungan and Kuningan

According to the meaning of the language, it means war Galungan. In Sundanese there Galungan word that means war.

Hindu Dharma Parisadha concluded, that the ceremony Galungan Pawedalan means universal or Oton Gumi. Does not mean that Gumi / Universe was born on the day of Buddha Keliwon Dungulan. But the day was set for Hindus in Bali to offer college suksemaning idepnya before Ida Sang Hyang Widhi the creation of the world and everything in it. On the day that the people grateful for the gift of Ida Trance Wasa Widhi who has been pleased to create everything in this world.

In a series of warnings Galungan, since we Redite Pahing Dungulan visited by Kala-tiganing Galungan. Sang Sang Kala Tiga Bhuta is Galungan, Sang Sang Bhuta Bhuta Dungulan and Amangkurat. Mentioned in the literature-literature that: they are a symbol of self-centered (keletehan). So in this case the people of war, not against enemies of the physical shape, but when keletehan and adharma. Struggling, fighting between the dharma to beat adharma. Judging by the names, presumably it can be interpreted as follows:

1. The Bhuta Galungan.
Galungan means war / battle. Based on this, should we mean that on the day we Redite Pahing Dungulan bhuta new arrivals (when) the attack (we had just been attacked).

2. The Bhuta Dungulan.
He visited us on the day Pon Dungulan Soma next day. The word means bow Dungulan / beat.

3. The Bhuta Amangkurat
Wage Anggara Dungulan day we dijelang by the Bhuta Amangkurat. Amangkurat equal to rule the world. Intended major world domination (Bhuwana Great), and the small world is our own bodies (Bhuwana Alit).

In short, our first attacked, then lowered, and finally mastered. This is what will happen, really keletehan will dominate us, if we passively to these attacks. In this context Sundari-Gama taught that in these days people jnana anjekung den prayitna Nirmala, lamakane den kasurupan. Let the people take courage not to be affected by bhuta-bhuta (keletehan-keletehan) the heart. This is the essence of Abhya-Kala (mabiakala) and metetebasan done on the Penampahan day.

On the day Wuku Saniscara Keliwon Brass (Tumpek holidays or Brass), Ida Widhi Trance of the Gods and Pitara-pitara down again to earth to bestow gifts of these basic needs.

On the day it is made of yellow rice, a symbol of prosperity and dihaturkan offerings, offerings of thanks and eyelash suksmaning we as human beings (people) receive the gift of Hyang Widhi of clothing materials and food are all delegated by him to his people on the basis of love - love. In the tebog or selanggi containing yellow rice is planted a puppet-wayangan (angels) who bestow grace on us all prosperity.

Thus briefly details in celebrating Galungan and Kuningan in the implementation of the inner aspect. Adapun kesimpulan dari makna Hari Raya Galungan dan Kuningan:

- In a welcome and celebrate the feast days were, cheer up grace Hyang Widhi within the limits of religious ethics and national concern.
- Explain the liver, in order to become Cura, Dira and Deraka (brave, strong and sturdy), in the face of life in the world.
- Save and use the simplest of the cost.
- Last and most important is that even beg Hyang Widhi grace with sincerity.