|Tipat Bantal War Tradition|
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Tipat Bantal War Tradition in the Boat Village Bali, the ritual takes place at the village temple was preceded by a prayer ceremony shared by the entire village. At the ceremony, and also the customs of going to sprinkle holy water to plead for the safety of the citizens of Tipat Bantal-War participants (ketupat war). Not long after ward, some men took off shirts and shirtless. They are divided into two groups and stand facing each other. In the future they have available tipat and pillows (confectionary from the flour and coconut sticky rice .
Ketupat war is intended to ship villagers to do "Tajen Pengangon" beg salvation and well-being of mankind. This tradition is often also called the Aci Rah Pengangon by local people.
Custom Bendesa, Anak Agung Gede Dharmayasa Ship, said the meaning of this ritual is the tipat bantal and it has to be thrown to the top of the group and the two sides are expected to meet. Tipat is a symbol of feminine and bantal is symbol of masculine. The meeting between the tipat and bantal is masculine and feminine meetings. Men and women when meeting will bring forth life.
This war is becoming more exciting when the audience is standing on the sidewalk took and throw tipat it. Sometimes there are oftentimes ketupat stray towards the audience. Some of the residents who watch these cushions and tipat, the body feels pain like slapped hard objects. However, no one is angry and when the war ended, every one shook hands with full of joy.
War Tipat cushions is an annual tradition held since the year 1337 by locals in the village of custom boats, Mengawi, Badung Regency, Bali. The war is unique every year once required the villagers Aboard, according to the commandment of the Ki Kebo Iwa since the year 1341 a.d. which is an expression of gratitude to the Lord, citizens over sustenance and favors that have been given. The trust carried out hereditary from one generation to the next until now still remain preserved.