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Birth, Laie, Death, And Reincarnation in the hinosis

There are thirteen ceremonies relating to life from conception to death, but not including death, which each have four elements: clearing of evil spirits, cleansing with holy water, bubbling of essence, and prayer. These ceremonies mark major events in a person’s life, including birth, puberty, teeth filing, and marriage. A newborn baby is believed to …

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The Balinese Belief

Balinese Hinduism is an amalgamation of Indian religions and indigenous animist customs that existed in the Indonesian archipelago before the arrival of Islam and then Dutch colonialism. It incorporates many of the core beliefs of Hinduism into the arts and rituals of the Balinese people. In contemporary times, the Indonesian Ministry of Religion officially referred …

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Balinese Hinduism

The population of the Indonesian islands is predominantly Muslim (about 85%). The island of Bali is an exception where 80% of its inhabitants identify with Hinduism (about 1.7% of the total Indonesian population). Upon its independence from Dutch colonial rule, the Indonesian Constitution of 1945 guaranteed freedom of religion to all its citizens. After the …

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