The fascinating Balinese wedding
Holy blessing: The couple receive a blessing from the priest of the ceremony. (Photo by Anggara Mahendra)
Wedding day: The couple perform a prayer again, which they will be doing a lot during their wedding procession. (Photo b...
We are ready: The traditional work simulated through 'dagang-dagangan' symbolizes the couple's readiness to walk on marr...
Let's work: 'Dagang-dagangan' is one of the wedding rituals in which the couple simulate the traditional work. (Photo by...
Symbolical ritual: The man stabs the knitted leafs to simulate his manliness. (Photo by Anggara Mahendra)
New family member: The bride pray at her husband's family temple for the first time since she became part of the family....
Having fun: Balinese wedding does not have any stage for the couple to sit on, so they are free to roam around the party...
Giving gifts: The women helping to carry the dowries to be given to the other family. (Photo by Anggara Mahendra)
Put a ring on it: The couple exchange rings with each other. (Photo by Anggara Mahendra)
Pray first: The whole procession starts with the couple praying to ask for blessings. (Photo by Anggara Mahendra)