Tumpek Pengatag ~ blessings for the grass, trees, crops and plants.

Today is Tumpek Pengatag, where the Balinese Hindus celebrate and bless the plants and trees. This is held 25 days before Galungan on the Balinese calendar. Balinese Hindus give their offerings to plants as an expression of gratitude for the food and many roles plants play to assist in life.
Blessings take place all over the island throughout villages and temples, with people creating arrangements of flowers and fruits as offerings. Whether Hindu or not – Tumpek Pengatag is a day to remind all people to respect, take care of, and live in harmony with nature .

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