Ogoh - Ogoh at Lombok

One day before Hari Raya Nyepi, there tradition done by Hindu people in Lombok island which is called Ogoh - Ogoh parade.

  1. Ogoh - Ogoh is a sculpture work of art made from paper or cardboard to portray the force of the universe.
  2. This figure is usually depicted as a great scary figure. Ogoh - Ogoh will be paraded in the middle of Mataram City as a starting point, then the sculpture will be paraded along the area and at the end back to its respective temple.
  3. Ogoh - Ogoh is believe to invite a negative spirits and demons to enter into it and then after it will be burned. This ceremony believed to reduce the negative energy surrounding the island and also prepration to enter Hari Raya Nyepi with new clean condition.
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