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Nyepi celebrations, Bali | Photography

Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia
Balinese New Year also called the 'Day of Silence' is celebrated in March according to the traditional calendar. The Hindu festival of Nyepi begins a few days before. Various religious ceremonies are held during this period on the island of Bali.
Balinese people in traditional white clothes wait for religious ceremony commemorated to Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese people pray during religious ceremony commemorated to Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese people pray during religious ceremony commemorated to Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese people take blessings in the temple during religious ceremony commemorated to Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Religious procession at the Tanah Lot Temple during Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia. 
Balinese people carry jempana or wooden litter at the procession during Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
The religious procession during Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese people carry jempana at the religious procession during Nyepi celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
'Ogoh-Ogoh' statues prepared for the parade during Balinese New Year celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Balinese women in traditional clothes carrying ceremonial boxes with offerings on their heads, Bali, Indonesia.

Balinese women carrying religious offerings to the temple, Bali, Indonesia.
The group of Balinese men transporting an Ogoh-Ogoh statue at the parade during Balinese New Year celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
The group of Balinese men transporting an Ogoh-Ogoh statue at the parade during Balinese New Year celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Performers waiting to go on stage at Ogoh-Ogoh parade during Balinese New Year celebrations, Bali, Indonesia.
Nyepi celebrations, Bali | Photography
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Nyepi celebrations, Bali | Photography

Photo reportage from the Balinese New Year Festival, Bali, Indonesia. Religious events, processions, offerings, prayers, and the Ogoh-Ogoh parade Read More

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