Tumpek Wayang

tumpek Wayang

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  • 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.

Tumpek Wayang
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Tree of life

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

Gamelan Gender is played during the Tumpek Wayang ceremony

Shadow puppets

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