Barong spirit (positive, protective power) meets divine witch Rangda, enclosed in golden box, night ceremonies in village Taro, Bali, archipelago Indonesia

Barong spirit (positive, protective power) meets divine witch Rangda, enclosed in golden box, night ceremonies in village Taro, Bali, archipelago Indonesia. Later, the mask of divine witch Rangda will be taken out of the golden box, a villager will put on the mask and incarnate the goddess in half-trance. Rangda is also connected to Hindu godess Kali. Ceremonies for Rangda in Taro lasted all night, aprox. from 11pm to 5am. Spiritual cosmos of Balinese Hinduism,  rooted in local acient animism, consists of dual power, positive (Barong) and negative (witch Rangda), good and evil as a nescessary balance. Both opposite powers are worshipped and respected.
Barong spirit (positive, protective power) meets divine witch Rangda, enclosed in golden box, night ceremonies in village Taro, Bali, archipelago Indonesia. Later, the mask of divine witch Rangda will be taken out of the golden box, a villager will put on the mask and incarnate the goddess in half-trance. Rangda is also connected to Hindu godess Kali. Ceremonies for Rangda in Taro lasted all night, aprox. from 11pm to 5am. Spiritual cosmos of Balinese Hinduism, rooted in local acient...
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