Nyepi 2014 celebration. The Day of Silence, also known as Nyepi, is the start of Caka – the Bali year. This is a religious ceremony that is bigger and more lavish than any others. There is a deep mythology that is completely different to any others in the Indian sub-continent. The origins date all the way back to the mythical times of the evil spirits, Gods, superheroes and witches.
|One of the Evil on Nyepi||The Hero||Offerings to Lord Baruna|
Melasti: Throwing Impurity and Taking Holy Water of Life
There will be some ceremonial for celebrating Nyepi Day (the Start of CAKA – Balinese New Year), such as Melasti, Ogoh Ogoh, etc.
|Melasti Parade||Melasti Offering||Lord on Melasti|
The Day of Silence Nyepi 2014 in Bali
|Amati Lelungan - No Travelling At All||Pecalang -
|Amati Geni - No fire / light,
nor electricity on Nyepi Day