cock fight ( tajen or ngadu) outside temple in village Taro, Bali, before night ceeremonies for Goddess Rangda, archipelago Indonesia.

cock fight ( tajen or  ngadu) outside temple in village Taro, Bali, before night ceeremonies for Goddess Rangda, archipelago Indonesia. Three ritual  cock fights were allowed this night - blood of the fighting cocks dripping on ground sooths demon spirits. Ceremonies for goddess 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.
cock fight ( tajen or ngadu) outside temple in village Taro, Bali, before night ceeremonies for Goddess Rangda, archipelago Indonesia. Three ritual cock fights were allowed this night - blood of the fighting cocks dripping on ground sooths demon spirits. Ceremonies for goddess 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...
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