Friday, June 3, 2011

Omed Omedan, Mass Kiss Ceremony Afther Nyepi

Perform in Nyepi Holiday, Hindu people in Denpasar, Bali, on Thursday (18 / 3), perform a unique tradition, which is named Omed omedan. This tradition, believed to ward off disaster.

the young people met in a way be held to attract each other and hugged each other after prayers together. Quite often, someone tries to kiss her partner in front of the public.
Although many young men and women involved Omed-omedan participants who hugged and kissed, but local people do not regard this tradition as pornography.
The local Indigenous Head said, sacred Tradition, which has been carried down from generation to generation, since the 17th century, from the hustle and happiness caused participants, it is hoped, could make the village environment, protected from all kinds of epidemic diseases, and disasters.

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