Making Penjor

Penjor (Balinese: ᬧᬾᬜ᭄ᬚᭀᬃ) is a symbol of Naga Basuki which means welfare and prosperity.For Balinese Hindus penjor is a symbol of the mountain which is considered sacred.

Penjor should be installed right on the day of penampahan galungan, after 12 noon. This means that on the day of penampahan galungan we as humans fight against dirty thoughts, fight against negative traits, and ego traits. After successfully winning the war against these thoughts and traits then as a sign of victory is installed penjor as a symbol of “victory”.

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