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Balinese dancer and a Barong ~ Bali, Indonesia (Photo by Jim Zuckerman)

Balinese dancer and a Barong ~ Bali, Indonesia (Photo by Jim Zuckerman) Barong Dance

The mighty Barong lion, danced by two men. Barong is a Protector and fights Evil, in the mythologies of Bali, Indonesia.

Barong is a figure in the mythology of Bali. He's the ruler of the spirits, head of the hosts of good, and adversary of Rangda in the mythological practices of Bali.

Barong is a lion-like creature and character in the mythology of Bali, Indonesia. He is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda, the demon queen and mother of all spirit guarders in the mythological traditions of Bali. The battle between Barong and Rangda is featured in Barong dance to represent the eternal battle between good and evil. This elaborate Barong is kept in a pavilion in the inner courtyard of Pura Taman Ayun, the royal temple of the Mengwi…

Barong is a lion-like creature and character in the mythology of Bali…

The Barong and his friend the monkey - Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia

Well I didn't know what I was expecting but the Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia turned out to be an interesting experience and worth a visit

Balinese Barong Painting Original A Raka Weda Petulu Ubud Bali Rangda Vintage

Balinese Barong Painting Original A Raka Weda Petulu Ubud Bali Rangda Vintage

Padangbai Barong Dance: An Exorcism Ceremony #indonesia

Padangbai Barong Dance- Indonesia

Padangbai Barong Dance- Indonesia - A Cruising Couple

Kris Barong dance performance in Bali, Indonesia. This dance tells the story of the fight between Barong (good spirit) and Rangda (evil spirit) We enjoyed watching it in a little village called Batubulan.

Kris Barong dance performance in Bali, Indonesia. This dance tells the story of the fight between Barong (good spirit) and Rangda (evil spirit) We enjoyed watching it in a little village called Batubulan.

Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia - The servants (dancing girls) of the Rangda - although there is a good chance I have got that wrong!

Well I didn't know what I was expecting but the Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia turned out to be an interesting experience and worth a visit

Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia - Rangda is an evil demon queen (the thing with teeth) that can be seen below sneaking up on one of the servants of Dewi Kunti.

Sahadewa Barong and Kris Dance, Bali, Indonesia - Rangda is an evil demon queen (the thing with teeth) that can be seen below sneaking up on one of the servants of Dewi Kunti.

Rangda Bali

Rangda Bali

Barong & Rangda Dance - good against evil (picture by Peggy Mooney)

Barong & Rangda Dance - good against evil (picture by Peggy Mooney)

Rangda Dance - Google Search

Rangda Dance - Google Search