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Galungan in Bali - Galungan is a Balinese holiday that occurs every 210 days and lasts for 10 days. Kuningan is the last day of the holiday. Basically, it is the celebration of good over evil.)

Galungan in Bali - Galungan is a Balinese holiday that occurs every 210 days and lasts for 10 days. Kuningan is the last day of the holiday.

Bali traditional village - the giant poles of bamboo are called penjor and used during times of celebration namely Galungan and Kuningan

Bali traditional village - the giant poles of bamboo are called penjor and used during times of celebration namely Galungan and Kuningan

A Hindu 'penjor' outside a temple in Balangan, Bali. The penjor is a tall, curved bamboo pole decorated with coconut leaves with an offering at the base. This is one of the media used by Hindus in Bali as part of almost every important ceremony, especially for the anniversary temple celebrations.

The 'penjor' is a bendy bamboo pole covered in coconut leaves with a bamboo leaf pendant hanging off the end. Almost every house or temple had one outside during the Galungan holiday. More info here, courtesy the Bali advertiser:

Red and white penjor decorate Bali streets in celebration of Merdeka , Indonesia's Independance Day

Red and white penjor decorate Bali streets in celebration of Merdeka , Indonesia's Independance Day

Penjor are placed in front of each Balinese household for the Galungan holiday

Penjor is an offering in the form of a tall, decorated bamboo pole whose gracefully curving upper end is said to resemble both the tail of.

Penjor are placed in front of each Balinese household for the Galungan holiday

Penjor is an offering in the form of a tall, decorated bamboo pole whose gracefully curving upper end is said to resemble both the tail of.

Pendant offering on a 'penjor'

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Penjor on Galungan Day

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"Penjor" @ Ubud, Bali - Indonesia Photo courtesy of Rizki Amelia, February 2013

"Penjor" @ Ubud, Bali - Indonesia Photo courtesy of Rizki Amelia, February 2013

Penjor - Means to Give Thanks to The God and a Symbol of The Greatness of God • TOP HOLIDAYS BALI

Penjor - Means to Give Thanks to The God and a Symbol of The Greatness of God

祭礼時には伝統的なペンジョールが村道を彩る。The penjor is a tall, curved bamboo pole decorated with coconut leaves with an offering at the base. #バリ島 #bali #penjor

祭礼時には伝統的なペンジョールが村道を彩る。The penjor is a tall, curved bamboo pole decorated with coconut leaves with an offering at the base. #バリ島 #bali #penjor


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