|Sesaji on our boat to Terunyan Village, Lake Batur|
|This sesaji was found on the steps of the temple in Tanah Lot|
About 95% of Bali population adheres to Hinduism. Balinese Hinduism is strongly influence by animism and nature and as such they see the manifestation of supreme spirit in huge trees, mountain, unique grounds, demon, ogres and could be anything. The people of Bali have to abide by their religion and custom strictly. Compliance are closely monitored by the Custom Police (Polis Adat) and any defiance act will be subjected to punishment.
There are thousands of temples known as pura in local language and every village in Bali has at least 3 temples and in many instances there could be more. Therefore, it seems that you will be meeting temples almost in every space in Bali. Balinese performance of art, music and drama incorporate their religious rituals which usually take place outside the temples wall. Every performance begins with the preparation of sesaji by the spiritual leader.
|Sesaji at Tampaksiring|
|Sesaji with flowers and biscuits in Uluwatu|
|Sesaji at Villa Chempaka balcony|
|Preparing sesaji before Barong and Keris (Demon and Dagger) Dance|
|Sesaji at Dreamland Beach|
|Preparing Sesaji container at Kintamani|
|The huge tree becomes an object of worship|
|Preparing sesaji before Kecak Dance|