The Ngaben (cremation rite) is a sacred right of passage in Bali. The Hindu-Balinese believe the body is impure, a temporary shell, having no significance at all, except as a container of the soul and its anchor to the earth. All thoughts at the time of death are concentrated upon the spirit and its passage to heaven. The body is just there to be disposed of, and, instead of grieving, the Balinese prefer to throw a great celebration, in the process hastening their dead friend’s soul to oneness with god.
There many kind of traditional ceremonial in Bali which each of the village has their own way to implement. The philosophies which contained the each of the ceremonial is to implementation the thanks to the almighty god Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa, where the form by doing the upakara yadnya. There are so many kind of upakara yadnya in Bali which each of the upakara has they own purpose with many kind of offering to the god in form of Banten. There some symbols are contained in the Banten which
Bali, the island of the god with it’s beautiful scenery, wonderful frienly people, lush greenery and cultivated fields, make Bali over well known all over the world for what it is. There are so many temples around, make the island so spiritual and live. There are celebration in Bali called Odalan which is celebrated every 210 days; 6 months in Balinese calender. Two different odalan are celebrate every year, small one which can be last 2 days and big one which normaly last three days long. When the big Odalan