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Bali 37 The colors of life


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Philosophy of color in Bali is called 'Panca Maha Butha' and the five elements of the color contains water, fire, air, soil, plus one element of the Akasa or aether or an empty space. Color composition Bali called 'Rajah Nawasanga', which consists of nine color (sanga = Nine), which is connected with the name of god and the direction of the wind.

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  • 3. in Bali the color becomes a necessity insymbolize the religion elements or ritualrelationing to God. If the color associated withthe arts, the art of the Balinese is the breath oflife. The whole life of the Balinese can’t beseparated with the arts. The Balinese usingcolors as symbols in all religious ritual that held,this proves that the Balinese people reachedhigh level of public awareness in art. Hemerocallis `Bali Hai
  • 4. The Hindu religion teachingmainstream in Bali is SiwaSidhanta, the main philosophyof this sect told that Siwa as aplace of supreme god, andsome even think that GodAlmighty is Siwa.According to the teachings ofShiva Sidhanta this universe isSiwa, so all the material thingsin this universe is the body ofSiwa. Siwa in Bali symbolizedby five color called Brumbun orPanca Warna (five-colored).
  • 5. The color combination is represented in five colors (five color) are: Red(Brahma), Black (Wisnu), white (Iswara), Yellow (Mahadeva) and Blue(Sambhu). This color-adjusted to the color in the ‘Rajah Nawa Sanga’. Allthis five color mixed together to become as bethara Siwa.Application of this color is usually on the offerings made in accordance withthese colors, such as caru manca warna (five-colored sacrifice), segehanmanca warna (five-colored offerings) and my else. This color is also appliedto the holy flag at large Religion on ceremonies or even a sacrifice chickenfor the ritual purpose, must have five colored furs called Siap Brumbun.
  • 6. Barong Dance Ubud Pura Dalem Jagaraga
  • 7. Wreathed Hornbill(Aceros undulatus).This hornbill is foundin tropical forestsfrom East India toSouthwest China,Southeast Asia, Javaand Bali. It eats fruit,insects, and smallanimals.
  • 8. Tajen is the name for theBalinese cock fight. Balinesecock fights are often calledTajen by the Balinese, is agamble, as the rooster whouse traditional media, whichcompeted for the winner.Balinese cock fight (Tajen) issynonymous with Balinesemen. Many Balinese,especially the men whoenjoyed Tajen. In fact, theBalinese cock fight hasbecome an opiate that isdifficult to remove. That canhave a negative impact playersthemselves, and for family. Thetajen (cock fight) is animportant part of BalineseHindu traditions, but it is also aform of gambling forbidden bylaw. In spite of the prohibitionthis practice is widespread andpartially tolerated by the police.
  • 9. Bali is very easy tofind these illegalgambling. Almostevery village inBali, there isperformances ofthis Tajengambling. Becausethe Balinese cockfight is part of thelife of the Balinese,who has beenthere since timeimmemorial. Thatbecame a traditionuntil now.
  • 10. Tirta Gangga literally means water from the Ganges and it is a site of some reverance for the Hindu Balinese. Strictly, the name refers to the water palace built here in 1946 by the King of Karangasem. It is though widely used to refer to the general area which includes the water palace and some particularly stunning rural areas around.Tirta Gangga
  • 11. Pura Dalem Jagaraga, North coast, Bali
  • 12. Pura Besakih Temple
  • 13. Pura Besakih Temple
  • 14. Wedding ceremony
  • 15. If there is anycolor that cansymbolize allaspects ofHinduism, itssaffron - the colorof Agni or fire,which reflects theSupreme Being.As such, the firealtar is regardedas a distinctsymbol of ancientVedic rites. Thesaffron color, alsoauspicious to theSikhs, theBuddhists andthe Jains, seemsto have obtainedreligioussignificance muchbefore thesereligious cameinto being.
  • 16. Fire worship had its origin inthe Vedic age. The foremosthymn in the Rig Vedaglorifies fire: "Agnimilepurohitam yagnasya devamrtvijam, hotaram ratnadhatamam."When sages moved fromone ashram to another, itwas customary to carry firealong. The inconvenience tocarry a burning substanceover long distances mayhave given rise to thesymbol of a saffron flag.Triangular and often forkedsaffron flags are seenfluttering atop most Sikhand Hindu temples. WhileSikhs regard it as a militantcolor, Buddhist monks andHindu saints wear robes ofthis color as a mark ofrenunciation of material life.
  • 17. Playing the Jegong, a giant upright bamboo gamelan.Ubud
  • 18. In Western Culture coloring processes is based on the physical andpsychical approaches, and then in the east are generally coupled withsymbolic elements and supernatural philosophy. The philosophy of color inBali is an example of this. Color composition approach in Bali made ofthose three things (physical, psychic and supernatural).In the golden age of Bali Empire at XV century philosophy has been knownabout the color. The Philosophy of color which been use by the people ofBali, has lived as long as Greece civilization. Because the philosophy ofBali probably originated from the India Hinduism philosophy, which has growth, experienced and take the long journey. Philosophy ofcolor in Bali is called Panca Maha Butha. Aristotle says elements of the color contains of water, fire, air and soil, while in Bali plus oneelement of the Akasa or aether or an empty space. Color composition Bali called Rajah Nawasanga, which consists of nine color (sanga= Nine), which is connected with the name of god and the direction of the wind.
  • 19. Text : Internet Pictures: Internet & Nicoleta Leu Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Arangement: Sanda Foişoreanu The Balinese bamboo music