Purification "melukat" ceremony
Purification and cleansing body and soul by nature with holy water blessing
Like the body and mind, the soul can also dirty and polluted. Every thought, word and deed that we do directly affects the state of the soul, it’s purity and cleanliness. Likewise, when there are influences from outside, it can also affect the state of the soul. Analogy like the body, even we are not doing activities, the body still gets dirt, dust and germs, as well as the soul. So it’s obligatory to cleanse the body and soul with natural energi regularly. One way that is believed by Balinese people is Melukat (purification ceremony). Melukat comes from the word “su” which is mean “good” and “lukat” which is mean “purification”. So literally melukat means self-purification in order to be good, in case body and soul purification. Hindus in Bali perform the melukat ceremony with holy water to obtain wellness, goodness and cleanse the soul from negative things such as nightmare, illness, anxiety, burdens on the mind and so on.
Taman Beji Griya Waterfall is one of the sacred place used by Balinese to perform the purification ceremony which is believed by community also be able to cure ilnesses and beg for offspring. Beside that, Taman Beji Griya Waterfall is also a Beji which is a holy place by community around the place intended to ask for the holy water as part of Balinese traditional ceremonial. Therefore the atmosphere of the Taman Beji Griya Waterfall is still very natural and maintains its authenticity. The purification ceremony at Taman Beji Griya Waterfall is the only place where the waterfall is a part of the purification process. Many people also meditate and contemplate in the cave.
At Taman Beji Griya Waterfall, the purification ceremony includes 5 stage, namely :
- Purification in the shower which is in a hidden canyon in the cave.
- Purification in the springs.
- Release emotions in the waterfall.
- Purification in the shower in the pool.
- Purification with young coconut water by the priest.
Benefits of Holy Purification ceremony at Taman Beji Griya Waterfall for cleansing mind, soul and body from dirty mind, heart as well as saturations from daily routine and also to clean or release influence of black magic or negative energy. People who have performed a Purification ceremony, They will feel convenience, peaceful, happy, generous and smooth in all things. So for the people of Bali, Taman Beji Griya Waterfall is a place for self-cleaning, calm down, healing place, and also relaxation in one place.
May goodness, wellness, health and peace come from all directions.