Yesterday we had Melasti ceremony, or purification of the Pratima, one of the most important ceremonies in Hindu rituals. Melasti is generally done three days before Nyepi day or it depends to the local custom countryside rule. The ceremony passed Bali Mandira yesterday around 5 p.m.
At the Melasti celebration, all Hindu people troops carry the holy symbol of Hindu religion to the sea to be cleaned. The parade is also accompanied by the gamelan. [Read more on balistarisland.com]