Jumat, 06 Mei 2011

Tenganan Village

Tenganan Pegringsingan is the name of a village on the island of Bali which are located in the eastern district of this island, namely the district Karang Asem. More precisely Tenganan Pegringsingan located in the village of Manggis. If you want to visit Tenganan Pegringsingan, you will walk through the distance is approximately 65 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport. And one thing that interesting of this place is easy to reach this place by public transport or even with tour and travel vehicles. For the tourists that you can enjoy the facilities here are food stalls, toilets, art shop, and also a wide parking area. Other places of interesst that were located about three km.

Tenganan is one of the ancient village owned by Bali, which is often known as "Bali Aga". There are some stories that will give us information about the history of the village of Tenganan Pegringsingan. Some say if the word Tenganan derived from the word "middle" or "ngetengahang" which means "move to the middle area." The origin of this word is related to the coastal migration into rural areas. Which area is located in the middle of the hill between the hill and the hill Kangin Kauh. Other versions say that if people actually came from the village Tenganan Peneges. That is a place located in Herzliya, near the village of Bedahulu. And Based on folklore, in the days of old when King Bedahulu lost one of his horse. People see it move to the east. And in the end the horse was found dead by Ki Patih Tunjung Biru,the the King's ministry.As a reward the king will give a long land,as long where the smell of dead horse can be smelled. So Ki Patih Tunjung Blue finally cut the dead horse into small pieces spread it as far as he could. Thus finally Kipatih Tunjung Biru gets ample land. Geringsing is a weaving activity, which these villagers do this almost every day, and the results of their traditional clothes that wore during traditional ceremonies were held.
Their Tenun clothes result of his own called Tenganan Pegringsingan songket fabric. That has value selling well. Gringsing word is divided into two syllables. The word "gering" which has the meaning of death and the word "sing" means not.

As one of the ancient village of Tenganan Pegringsingan identical with religious activities. Many events held in the village temple that attracts tourists to come to this place. One of the most interesting event is the "mekare-kare" or "war pandan" This is an event battle or a war with the thorny pandan leaf uses sebai weapon. This event is always in order to celebrates sasih which is fifth or fifth month in bali calendar. In addition there are a lot of clothes and other unique cultures that can be found in this village, in Tenganan Pegringsingan. So for those of you who want to visit this island you may able to insert the wonderfull Tenganan Pegringsingan into your travel agenda.
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