men with torches prepare to carry two death bodies through the village,, leaded by a villager incarnating devine witch Rangda in half-trance, village Taro Central Bali, archipelago Indonesia

men with torches prepare to carry two death bodies through the village,, leaded by a villager incarnating devine witch Rangda in half-trance, village Taro Central  Bali, archipelago Indonesia. 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.
men with torches prepare to carry two death bodies through the village,, leaded by a villager incarnating devine witch Rangda in half-trance, village Taro Central Bali, archipelago Indonesia. 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...
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