TUMPEK LANDEP

tumpek-landep

Tumpek Landep is a ceremonial day at which offerings are mad efor objects that are made of metal. The ceremonies start in the morning hours at the village temple when people gather for special prayers and blessings. Afterwards, at the home compounds, additional ceremonies and blessing follow at which offerings are made for the holy family keris that most families own, but also for cars and motorbikes. Any other objects that contain metal, such as phone and computers may be subject to these ceremonies. Most Balinese people truly believe that this ceremony and blessing will bring them luck and keep them safe in traffic.