Nyekah

  • sometimes incorrectly called a , held after the regular cremation
  • its purpose is to purify and elevate the spirit of a dead person to the highest level so that it can then be installed in the family temple as a deified ancestor
  • most elaborate nyekah is called mukur, w.v.
Entry word
nyekah
Andap
nyekah
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

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Maligia inggih punika upacara Nyekah (cingak entri upacara “Nyekah”) sane ageng.

In English:   Maligia is a large Nyekah ceremony (see entry of the "Nyekah" ceremony).

In Indonesian:   Maligia adalah sebuah upacara Nyekah (lihat entri upacara “Nyekah”) yang besar.

In Balinese:   Maligia inggih punika kruna anggen nyambat upacara Nyekah sane kalaksanayang majeng ring para ratu utawi wangsa menak ring Bali.

In English:   Maligia is a term for the Nyekah ceremony among Balinese aristocrats.

In Indonesian:   Maligia adalah sebuah istilah bagi upacara Nyekah di kalangan bangsawan Bali.

In Balinese:   Dudonan upacarane pateh sakadi Nyekah kewanten doh agengan.

In English:   Basically, the procession in this ceremony is the same as Nyekah in general, but on a larger scale.

In Indonesian:   Pada dasarnya, prosesi dalam upacara ini sama dengan Nyekah pada umumnya, namun berskala lebih besar.

In Balinese:   [BA] Sasampun upacara ngeseng layon (ngaben), biasane kalanturang antuk upacara Nyekah utawi Nyekar.

In English:   [ID] After cremation ceremony (ngaben), it is commonly proceeded to Nyekah or Nyekar.

In Indonesian:   [ID] Setelah upacara kremasi (ngaben), biasanya dilanjutkan dengan upacara Nyekah atau Nyekar.
[[Word example text ban::[BA] Sasampun upacara ngeseng layon (ngaben), biasane kalanturang antuk upacara Nyekah utawi Nyekar.| ]]

In Balinese:   Nyekah inggih punika upacara maka pralambang nyekarang utawi ngaluhurang atman sang sane seda.

In English:   Nyekah is a symbolistic ritual to pay homage to the deceased member of the family.

In Indonesian:   Nyekah adalah sebuah upacara simbolis untuk menghormati arwah sanak keluarga yang telah meninggal.

In Balinese:   Nyekah inggih punika pangapti kapining atma sane sampun matilar mangda ngamolihang genah sane luwih.

In English:   Nyekah means a hope that the departing soul will attain good place.

In Indonesian:   Nyekah berarti sebuah harapan bahwa roh yang meninggal akan mendapatkan tempat yang layak.