Nyepi Laut Celebrate In Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan And Nusa Penida
- 14 September 2018
The entire marine activity in the region of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan in Klungkung regency, Bali, on October 12, 2011 will be stopped for a day related to the implementation or Segara Nyepi or Nyepi Laut (Seas Nyepi).
Segara Nyepi Rituals is not only apply for fishing activities only, but also happen to marine transportation activities to and from the area of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Including all tourism activities.
Implementation of Segara Nyepi is a form of homage to the Dewa Baruna who is the ruler of the seas and oceans. Besides it, the implementation of Segara Nyepi is also a form of maintaining the relationship between humans and the natural surroundings.
Segara Nyepi is the time to Dewa Baruna do the Tapa Yoga Semadi (meditation), so that when we disturb it will be a disaster. During that time, people of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan are prohibited to perform the activity at sea for one day.
Segara Nyepi falling on sasih Purnama Kapat or fourth full moon based on Balinese calendar, this ritual has been performed in the region of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan since 1600 or during the reign of Dalem Waturenggong