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Ngaben – The Cremation Ceremony in Bali

What is Ngaben? Ngaben, a Balinese sacred ceremonial ritual, is one of the most important cultural events. It’s a cremation ceremony where families send off the deceased known to enter the “next” life. In Hindu, ngaben means to separate the soul from the body, which is done in this ritual through cremation. Before the main ceremony begins, family members of ...

October 5, 2018 Activities, Bali Culture, Bali Style, Culture