Tumpek Landep Balinese Metal Ceremony on 16th Mei 2015

It is Tumpek Landup day today, where the Balinese bless all their tools. You will see offerings on all the cars and motorbikes on the streets.

Bali Culture Information

appy16th Mei 2015 is a special day set aside on the Balinese calendar to give thanks to Sang Hyang Pasupati, Lord of heirlooms, for the creation of metal goods. On that day, specific offerings are made in the home for kitchen implements, garden tools and metallic parts of machinery, vehicles and the like. Builders generally take a day off to make offerings for their work tools. This special day for Balinese Hindu people is called “Tumpek Landep” day, devoted to Sang Hyang Pasupati, Lord of heirlooms, weapons and metal tools for proper function and magical power. The celebration is held at every house compound and temple.

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