The Galungan festival

Updated On Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST
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A Balinese Hindu prays as she celebrates the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

A Balinese Hindu prays as she celebrates the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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Balinese Hindus carry offerings as they celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

Balinese Hindus carry offerings as they celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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Balinese Hindus carry offerings as they celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

Balinese Hindus carry offerings as they celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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Balinese Hindus arrive to celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

Balinese Hindus arrive to celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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A Balinese Hindu devotee sprinkles holy water (R) as a woman (C) carries offerings during the celebration of the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

A Balinese Hindu devotee sprinkles holy water (R) as a woman (C) carries offerings during the celebration of the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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Balinese Hindus arrive to celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

Balinese Hindus arrive to celebrate the religious festival of Galungan at Jagatnatha temple in Singaraja, on the Hindu majority island of Bali. Galungan, based on the Hindu saka calendar, is the most important festival in Bali and symbolizes the victory of Virtue (Dharma) upon Evil (Adharma). AFP Photo /Sonny Tumbelaka

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A Balinese father prays with his son during Hindu festival of Galungan, celebrating the triumph of good over evil at a temple in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati
Updated on Feb 01, 2012 02:40 PM IST

A Balinese father prays with his son during Hindu festival of Galungan, celebrating the triumph of good over evil at a temple in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati

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