tumpek Wayang

  • A special day to give blessings to shadow puppet art. The offering is given to God Iswara, requesting everlasting, fun, and meaningful shadow puppet art. [Dispar Karangasem]

If a child is born in this week (wuku), a wayang performance will be done to protect the child. This may take place when the child is already a bit older -but always in the Wayang week, preferably on the Tumpek Wayang day. It falls on the Saturday of the 27th week of the Pawukon calendar.

Andap
Tumpek Wayang
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

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Tree of life

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Tumpek Wayang ceremony for 7-year-old Yulia in Sudamala, Bangli

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Gamelan Gender is played during the Tumpek Wayang ceremony

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Shadow puppets

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