Bali, Sekala and Niskala: Essays on society, tradition, and craft

Bali, Sekala and Niskala: Essays on society, tradition, and craft

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These two volumes present erudite yet informal essays on the visible -- sekala -- and the occult -- niskala -- elements of Bali's cultural life. The essays cover a wide range of topics, from magic and trance healing to cockfighting and seaweed farming. The author, who has lived on Bali for 28 years, is widely recognized as a self-taught guru of Balinese folk traditions.The word lebak is known to almost all Balinese, but most prefer to use sat us telung benang, which expresses the ... from 201 to 399, using some of the combinations of irregular number words previously described. For example ... The hypothesis is that there was a gold coin in common use that was worth 400 pis bolong.


Title:Bali, Sekala and Niskala: Essays on society, tradition, and craft
Author: Fred B. Eiseman, Margaret H. Eiseman
Publisher:PeriplusEdition - 1990
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