Kwangen

  • offering conical container made of banana leaf in which are placed flowers, two Chinese coins (pis bolong), a decorative leaf, a porosan silih-asih (containing areca nut, betel leaf, and lime) and a fan-shaped cili made of young coconut leaves
  • this is held between the fingers when praying as one would hold flower petals
  • it is only used on special occasions
Andap
kwangen
Kasar
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Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Rahajeng semeng. Sane mangkin rahina Saraswati, titiang jagi ngaturang bakti masrana antuk kwangen, canang, sareng dupa.
Good morning. Today is Saraswati day, I will pray by offering kwangen, canang and incense.

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