Festival Time for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mount Bromo

Festival Time for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mount Bromo

Festival Time for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mount Bromo

Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mount Bromo celebrated once in every year. The existance of Yadnya Kasada Festival have the most important means for tenggerese tribes. They celebrated a greatest ceremony Yadnya Kasada or the javanese volcano festival to cure various diseases, problems experienced and to appease the nature from all disasters by the communities through an ancient Hindu mantras have recited by Hindu physician. Festival Time for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony is always go on at between at 14th - 15th on July - August month, according javanese calender. The Yadnya Kasada Ritual Ceremony is always hold in full moon time. 

In addition to its natural beauty is amazing, Mt Bromo has cultural appeal, namely Yadnya Kasada or Yadnya Kasodo Festival. This ceremony is a god or offerings to Sang Hyang Widhi and the ancestors, especially Roro Anteng (daughter of King Majapahit) and Joko Seger (Son Brahmin). This traditional ceremony held in Pura Luhur Poten at midnight time to early morning. Tengger tribe’s traditional ceremonies aimed at raising the shaman or healer that exist in every village in the vicinity of Mount Bromo. In this festival Tengger tribe would throw offerings of vegetables, chickens, and even money to inside of Bromo Crater.

Mount Bromo National Park is resided by tengger tribes or a descendant of princes Majapahit kingdom since the 13th century, living in the highlands of Mt Bromo, 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.

Right on the eve of the 14th month Kasada Bromo, 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 brought to the top of the crater of the mountain to be thrown into the crater as a symbol of the sacrifices made by our ancestors. For Tengger tribe, the offerings were thrown into the crater Bromo as a form of vows or gratitude for livestock and agriculture are abundant. In the crater appeared to have waited many beggars and perch population living in the interior. Interestingly they long ago had come here even deliberately set up temporary residence in the vicinity of Mount Bromo and hope to get ongkek ongkek containing offerings of fruits, livestock, also money. Activities perched inland residents who are in the crater of Mt Bromo you can see from the evening time until noon time the day before the Yadnya Kasada Ceremony celebrated.

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Information for Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mount Bromo
The best time to enjoy a festival of Yadnya Kasada Ceremony is 3 days and 2 nights. Most visitors from domestics and foreigners enjoy the processing of Yadnya Kasada Ceremony in Mt Bromo, especially for famous portrait photographers. Before you start enjoy the ritual at night, You can also possible admiring Mount Bromo Sunset from the high peak named "Mentigen Hill" in afternoon at 04.30 - 05.20 PM.

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