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17Sep

The Balinese celebrates the Pagerwesi ceremony every six months according to the Balinese calendar. Pagerwesi, literally means ‘iron fence’ is the day when Balinese strengthening the space around themselves to ward off evil spirits. Pagerwesi is also a day, which an ancient battle between good and evil is celebrated. Philosophy of Pagerwesi is to remain the Balinese people to keep holding tight brotherhood, culture, and land so they can not easy to be attacked by enemies. On this day, Balinese make and present special offerings to the Sanghyang Pramesti Guru (God as Supreme Teacher) as a sign of gratitude to the God as Supreme teacher and the gods of nine directions for their meditation.