A peek into a traditional Balinese wedding

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Nothing like an ‘ordinary’ wedding; high priests, incense, rituals, an overflow of food and offerings. A few aspects from a traditional Balinese/Hindu wedding.

Throughout their lives the Hindu people in Bali participate in several ceremonies that mark different stages and periods. In this case the groom is from a western country and wasn’t raised with the Hindu standards.

So before marring his Balinese sweetheart, the groom had to catch up and perform all the functions a Hindu man has to do, in the presents of a high priest.
The elders of the village are the witnesses and after a lot of rituals and blessings the wedding celebrations can finally start.

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