Galungan is about the victory of dharma over adharma. The series of Hindu religious ceremonies that are performed during this 10-day Festival Period are generally considered to be the most important ones of Hindu Bali. During this period the followers of the Balinese Hindu Dharma religion focus on the importance of living a life based on dharma

The day before Galungan is called Penampahan-a Balinese word which means slaughter. Some people usually slaughter pig as a symbol of laziness and other bad habits and use the meats for offerings given to the evil entities so that they won’t annoy the harmony of the universe.

On Galungan Day itself, the Balinese make offerings, decorate their houses and temples, the whole family is usually gathered and pray and visit temples together. The most noticeable characteristic of Galungan is a decoration called penjor. Penjors are large bamboo pols  decorated with coconut leaves, fruits, seeds, tubers, and coconuts which represent the content of nature and you’ll se penjors raised outside the Balinese homes.

The day after Galungan is called Manis Galungan; it is a day to remember the joy of Galungan, Balinese usually go visiting their relatives this day or spend time with family.

The day ten days after Galungan is called as Kuningan, and indicates the end of Galungan celebrations.

On Galungan Day, the Balinese make offerings, decorate their houses and temples, the whole family is usually gathered and pray and visit temples together. The most noticeable characteristic of Galungan is a decoration called penjor. Penjors are large bamboo pols  decorated by coconut leaves, fruits, seeds, tubers, and coconuts which represent the content of nature and you’ll se penjors raised outside the Balinese homes. Galungan fall this month on 28th May 2018