Kesanga

  • ninth month of the Balinese Saka (lunar) calendar, occurring about March
  • the day after Tilem (new Moon) of Sasih Kesanga is the start of the Balinese lunar year and is called Nyepi
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Usage Examples

Pangerupukan kalaksananyang ring Sasih Kesanga, di ngorahang Nyepi bin mani
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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Ring rerahinan sane rauh arahina sesampun Tilem Kesanga (manut warsa Saka) niki, krama Hindu ring Bali makasami sinarengan ngamatiang lampu arahina jangkep.

In English:   On this day, which is celebrated a day after tilem kesanga (the new moon’s day of the ninth Saka lunar calendar), the Balinese Hindus communally shut all electricity down for 24 hours.

In Indonesian:   Di hari suci yang dirayakan sehari setelah Tilem Kesanga (tilem di bulan kesembilan dalam kalender Saka) ini, umat Hindu di Bali serentak mematikan lampu selama 24 jam.