Sanghyang

Sanghyang

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sanghyang is a sacred Balinese dance, based on the idea that a force enters the body of an entranced performer. The force, identified as hyang, is important spiritual entities in ancient Indonesian mythology. Sanghyang dedari is a dance performed by pre-pubescent girls, similar in some ways to the Legong dance. Often the girls are carried on the shoulders of men, and trance is associated with this ritual. Sanghyang jaran is a dance performed by boys who ride coconut palm hobbyhorses (Kuda Lumping) in and around a fire. Trance is also associated with this ritual.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Placpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136306670
  • 9786136306674