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SARASWATI CEREMONY | UBUD | BALI

Saraswati Ceremony is the celebration of the revelation of knowledge or science (vidya). This celebration is based on calculations of Balinese Calendar, exactly on the day of Wuku Watugunung Saniscara (Saturday). celebrations are done in place of an education such as schools, libraries and other places. Celebration is done by praying together by the school community

 

Saraswati is the Shakti (wife) of Brahma. Saraswati is symbolized as a goddess who stands above the lotus with the swan (Hamsa) and peacock next to her. Have four hand with a sitar / Veena and ganatri on both the right hand, the left hand bring literature / books and one left hand to play guitar.

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Taken on June 15, 2012