The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony Mount Bromo

The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony Mount Bromo

The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony Mount Bromo

The existence of The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony Mount Bromo has the most important meaning for tengger people. This ritual the known as a sacred celebration of the Hindu religion, Not only the Hindu community in the tengger area but also all Hindu religions on Java Island and Bali participate in the Yadnya Kasada ritual celebration for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony.

The Yadnya Kasada Ceremony on Bromo mountain has the main purpose to cure various unwanted occurrences like diseases, problems experienced and to appease the nature from all disasters by the communities through an ancient Hindu mantra have recited by Hindu physicians.

These temple ceremonies are prayers to ask for blessings from the Gods and take place during the night into dawn.

The Yadnya Kasada Ritual Mt Bromo

Mount Bromo Yadnya Kasada celebrated every year between July – August month exactly at 14th day according to the traditional Hindu lunar calendar. During one month before the ritual celebrated, The Tenggerese tribes from all villages scattered across the area will gather at the Luhur Poten Temple at the foot of Bromo volcano while waiting for the time information for the ritual.

The ritual activities for ancient ceremony hold on full moon time. This Yadnya Kasada ritual tour package has major to honor Sang HyangWidhi, the Almighty God, Roro Anteng, as a daughter of King Majapahit and Joko Seger, as the son of Brahmana kingdom.

The Yadnya ceremony ritual Mount Bromo is a Hinduism god offering to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa and the ancestors, especially Roro Anteng and Joko Seger. This traditional ceremony was held in Pura Luhur Poten located 300 meters before Crater. Tengger tribe’s ritual aimed at raising the shaman or healer that exist in every village in the vicinity. In this festival, the Tengger tribe would throw offerings of vegetables, chickens, even money, and some other kind of natural resource to the inside of the Crater.

The Yadnya Kasada Mount Bromo derivation was from the Tenggerese tribes, descendants of princes Majapahit kingdom since the 13th century, living in the highlands of Cemara Lawang. Though the majority of Javanese have converted to Islam, this unique community still clings to their beliefs from the ancient days of Majapahit till today. Like the Hindu Balinese, the Tenggerese worship Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa, (the almighty God), along with the Trimurti gods, Siwa, Brahma, and Visnu, with added elements of Animism and Mahayana Buddhism.

One distinct feature that sets the Luhur Poten Temple apart from other Hindu temples in Indonesia is that it is constructed from natural black stones from the nearby Bromo volcano, while Balinese temples are usually made from red bricks.

Right on the eve of the 14th month of the Yadnya Kasada Ceremony, the Tengger tribe would together carry offerings of livestock and agriculture to Pura Luhur Poten and wait until midnight time when the shaman ordained elders. Next, prepared offerings were brought to the top of MT Bromo crater to be thrown into the crater as a symbol of the sacrifices made by their ancestors.

For the Bromo Tengger tribe, After The Ritual finishes, They throw all their offering form into the Crater as a form of vows or gratitude for livestock and agriculture are abundant. In the crater appeared to have waited for many beggars and Tengger population living in the interior.

Interestingly again, they long ago had come here even deliberately set up temporary residence in the vicinity of Bromo tengger national park and hope to get the Ongkek – Ongkek containing offerings of fruits, livestock, also money.

Activities inland residents who are in the crater of Mt Bromo you can see from the evening time until noontime the day before the ceremony hold.

Mount Bromo tour package from Surabaya, Malang, Banyuwangi :

Best time to enjoy The Yadnya Kasada tour at Bromo mountain

The best time to enjoy The travel package for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony Mount Bromo is 3 days and 2 nights. Most domestics and foreigners enjoy the Ritual processing from starting your tour until the finish ceremony, especially for photographers who always come before the Yadnya Kasada celebrated.

Some tourists make Camping around the temple while seeing Mount Bromo Milky Way, because at this time normally the sky is clear before the moon appears.

Mount Bromo Yadnya Kasada Ceremony is the most important time for Hinduism people. It only celebrated annually by the tenggers community.

If You need to enjoy Mount Bromo tour package for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony time activity, Hope You bring mountain clothes (jackets, Gloves, Hat, and other equipment) because the temperature in this Mountain reaches 03 – 05 degree centigrade at night.

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