Yogyakarta. Before the ceremony of Nyepi Day Saka New Year 1937 (2015 M), Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia (PHDI) Yogyakarta did a National Tawur Kesanga Ceremony on Friday (20/3/2015) in Prambanan Temple yard, Sleman, Central Java. The ceremony was begun with read a Weda scripture, a report from National Head Committee and the Centre of PHDI General Head (Darma Wacana), greets from Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, and greet from the President of Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo.
“Tawur Kesanga Ceremony for Hindus is a sacred ritual, as a media for existence and also as an introspection to live the life,” said Joko Widodo on his reception.
The opening ceremony series of National Tawur Kesanga Ceremony was continued with Yad ballet. The ceremonial was closed with Kirab Budaya and Ogoh-ogoh festival which was paraded from Prambanan Temple to Malioboro and continued with attractions in 0 Kilometer.