Taksu

  • the shrine is properly called the kemulan taksu. Balian taksu is a spirit medium to whom people go for consultation about illness, family problems, lost objects, etc
  • spirit, spiritual force that allows someone or something to direct his talent or its power toward effective ends. It enables the person who possesses it to develop his talents effectively i.e. so that they have a positive effect upon others in that they will be attracted to him and what he does
  • spirit and shrine in the family temple dedicated to the this spirit that gives one the power to perform certain acts
  • it can be taken as the spirit of one's profession or talent
  • or it can be taken to mean the spirit that allows one, for example, to communicate with supernatural forces
Andap
taksu
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

Praginane ento ngelah taksu. Ento mawinan igelanne melah gati.
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(Bali kaloktah ka dura negara, sami seantukan taksu.)
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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Kakawiannyané kawedar ring koran Bali Post, Nusa Tenggara, DenPost, Warta Minggu, Santan, Simponi, Swadesi, Suara Karya, Sinar Harapan, Media Indonesia, Karya Bhakti, Suara Nusa, Fajar, Zaman, Top, Aktuil, Sarwa Bharata Eka, Varianada, Canangsari, Buratwangi, Merdeka Minggu, Baliaga, Taksu, lan Majalah Éksprési.

In English:   He is famous for modern poetry and keeping audiences on the edge of their seats.

In Indonesian:   Dia terkenal dengan puisi modré, membuat para penonton sungguh ingin melihat.

In Balinese:   Cakepan sané sampun kamedalang wiadin madaging kakawian dané luiré: Hujan Tengah Malam (1974), Kisah Sebuah Kota Pelangi (1976), Kabut Abadi (1979) sareng Diah Hadaning, Antologi Puisi Pendapa Taman Siswa Sebuah Episode (1982), Antologi Puisi Asean (1983), Antologi Puisi LIA (1979), Kalender Puisi (1981), Antologi Festival Puisi XI PPIA (1990), Spektrum (1988), Taksu (1991), Antologi Potret Pariwisata dalam Puisi (1991), Antologi Puisi Kebangkitan Nusantara I (1994), Antologi Puisi Kebangkitan Nusantara II (1995), Antologi Puisi Kidung Kawijayan (1995), Antologi Puisi Kebangkitan Nusantara III (1996), Antologi Puisi Pos Nusantara Lokantara (1999), Aab Jagat (2001), Perani Kanti (2002), Onyah (2002), Somya (2002), Sagung Wah (2002), Macan Radén (2002), Berkah Gusti (2002), Sang Bayu Telah Mengiringi Kepergiannya (2002), Puisi Modré Samar Gantang (2002), Antologi Puisi HP3N Nuansa Tatwarna Batin (2002), Bali sané Bali (Pupulan Durmanggala, 2004), Awengi ring Hotél Séntral (2004), Pakrabatan Puisi Tegal DIHA Tebawutu (2004), Kesaksian Tiga Kutub (puisi lan cerpén, 2004), Léak Raré (2004), Léak di Bukit Pecatu (2005), Léak Satak Dukuh (2006), Ketika Tuhan Menyapaku (2006), Dipuncakmu Aku Bertemu (2008), lan Jangkrik Maénci (2009).

In English:   His father was named I Gusti Gedé Pegug and his mother Gusti Ayu Nyoman Rerep.

In Indonesian:   Ayahnya bernama I Gusti Gedé Pegug dan ibunya Gusti Ayu Nyoman Rerep.

In Balinese:   Kakawian-kakawian dané sané marupa kartun lan satua cutet naanin kamuat ring Majalah The Archipélago, Énglish Corner, Bali Écho, Harian Nusra, Majalah Sarad, Majalah Poléng, lan Majalah Taksu.

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In Indonesian:   I Wayan Sadha memiliki banyak pengalaman mengenai réalitas sosial karena ia pernah bekerja sebagai nelayan, buruh, dagang, tukang kebun, fotografer keliling, sampai menjadi wartawan dan yang paling terakhir menjadi kartunis dan pengarang.

In Balinese:   Pakaryan-pakaryan sané kasinahang ring “The Illuminating Line”, sujatinnyané boya sios wantah prakanti “Catalog Raisonne” majeng ring silih sinunggil paméran sané mabuat indik pakaryan-pakaryan Lempad, sané madué taksu lan kaluihan dahat mautama.

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In Balinese:   Suang-suang gangsing sane pacang sareng ring pacentokan puniki musti kapasupati dumun mangda ngamolihang taksu.

In English:   But lately, this game has become increasingly attractive to residents from several neighboring villages.

In Indonesian:   Namun belakangan, permainan ini semakin diminati warga dari beberapa desa tetangga.

In Balinese:   Tatujonnyane inggih punika mangda taksu pratima punika mawali tur dados kasungsung olih para wargine.

In English:   The aim is to return the sacred energy into the pratima so that it is worthy of being worshipped by the people.

In Indonesian:   Tujuannya adalah agar energi kesucian yang berada dalam pratima itu kembali dan layak dipuja oleh para warga.

In Balinese:   Sasampun taksu pratima-pratima puniki tedun tur ngrasuk ring tapel, barong utawi rangda punika, upacara raris kalanturang antuk mlaspas tur sarwa dudonan sane sampun kacumpuang olih para panglingsir desane kalih sang sulinggih.

In English:   After the pratima in the form of masks, rangdas or barongs have been repaired (see entry “Nebas Sesuhunan”), those pratima cannot just be directly worshipped in a temple.

In Indonesian:   Setelah pratima berupa topeng, rangda atau barong selesai diperbaiki (lihat entri Nebas Sesuhunan), pratima ini tidak bisa begitu saja langsung distanakan di pura.

In Balinese:   Dudonan acarane alangkung suwe, mawit saking melasti (pabersihan ring witning toya) nyantos pasupati (ngerasukang taksu) majeng ring barong sane wawu puput.

In English:   The procession is quite long, starting from melasti (purificatory ritual in a source of water) up to pasupati (soul-giving ritual) for newly-made barongs.

In Indonesian:   Prosesinya berjalan cukup panjang, mulai dari melasti (ritual penyucian di sumber air) hingga pasupati (pemberian jiwa) untuk barong yang baru dibuat.

In Balinese:   Ritatkala ngigel, ipun taler nenten madue taksu tur nenten prasida nyikiang raga sareng igel-igelane punika.

In English:   Pawintenan Saraswati is performed for a student who wants to study religion, spiritual literature or Balinese script writing.

In Indonesian:   Pawintenan Saraswati dilakukan untuk seorang siswa yang ingin mendalami ilmu agama, kesusastraan spiritual atau menulis aksara Bali.

In Balinese:   Pawintenan gong inggih punika upacara pininget mantuka ring para penabuh tradisional minakadi gambelan, gender wayang utawi selonding mangda ipun sareng sami ngamolihang taksu ritatkala nabuh gambelan.

In English:   Pawintenan gong is a special ceremony for the musicians of traditional musical instruments such as gambelan, gender wayang or selonding so that they have “taksu” (aura and charisma) when playing the gambelan.

In Indonesian:   Pawintenan gong adalah upacara khusus bagi para penabuh alat musik tradisional seperti gambelan, gender wayang atau selonding agar mereka memiliki taksu (aura dan karisma) ketika menabuh gambelan.

In Balinese:   Lontar puniki kadadosang acuan ritatkala makarya palinggih taksu ring suang-suang jero.

In English:   Tutur Gong Wesi is a philosophical palm-leaf manuscript (lontar) which contains teachings about the worship of Bhatara Dalem.

In Indonesian:   Tutur Gong Wesi adalah lontar filsafat yang memuat ajaran mengenai pemujaan kepada Bhatara Dalem.