Galungan, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia - Galungan is the most important feast for Balinese Hindus. Celebrate the victory of good over evil while honouring the creator of the universe and the spirits of ancestors
Blessings at the Pura Tirta Empul (Tirta Empul Temple), Bali, Indonesia
Nusa Dua Temple, Bali Photograph by Ariyoshi Rita/photolibrary.com Indonesian women take part in a procession to Nusa Dua temple in southern Bali, carrying offerings atop their heads. Southern Bali is also known for its beaches and five-star hotels.
Villagers from Manuaba northeast of Ubud travelled to Masceti Beach near Sanur on 29 February 2016 for a Melasti purification ceremony for their temples' sacred objects, including this barong, in preparation for Nyepi - Balinese New Year - on 9 March.