Ngaben

  • to conduct a cremation ceremony; to cremate
Media
ngaben
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

"Manut sakadi kaprecayan para jana Baline, upacara ngaben wantah silih tunggil dasar sane pinih mabuat sajroning gagelaran kadiatmikan utawi 'kehidupan spiritual' jadmane. Maduluran antuk upacara pangabenan, atman manusane kelepasang saking angga sarira, mangda prasida ngungsi suarga tur manresti malih ka jagate."
[example 1]
"Accord­ing to Bali­nese Hindu beliefs, the cre­ma­tion cer­e­mony, or ngaben, is one of the most impor­tant steps in a person’s spir­i­tual life. It is through cre­ma­tion that the soul is released from the body to ascend to heaven to be reincarnated."

  1. Elemental Productions (permission from Robert Lemelson): http://elementalproductions.org/portfolio/films/