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Full Moon Ceremony at The Oberoi, Bali

May 9, 2017 Resort News No Comments Email Email

Purnama, or ‘full moon’ in Bali is a special day for ceremonies and festivities. Temples all over the island celebrate this special day hosting splendid ceremonies. Balinese believe that Purnama is a propitious day when Gods descend to the earth and give their blessing. On this sacred day, the same celebration is performed at the resort’s temple, where the staff will gather together to make offerings and pray.

Guests who stay at The Oberoi, Bali can join the ceremony with worshippers at our authentic Hindu temple. Dressed in Balinese sarongs, guests will receive a traditional Sanskrit blessing for health and prosperity from a Pemangku (Hindu priest), accompanied by flower offerings.

The experience concludes with a romantic dinner on the moonlit shore. (chargeable and booked in advance)

Duration: 45 minute ceremony, followed by dinner
Price: IDR 3,425,000 (per couple, including taxes)

According to Balinese calendar, Full moon marks the 15th day of the month whilst the last day of each month called Tilem, which means ‘dark moon.’

The following is the list of full moon (Purnama) dates in 2017:

  • Wednesday, May 10th 2017
  • Thursday, June 8th 2017
  • Monday, July 10th 2017
  • Monday, August 7th 2017
  • Wednesday, September 6th 2017
  • Thursday, October 5th 2017
  • Thursday, November 2nd 2017
  • Monday, December 4th 2017

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