Javanese Tedak Siten Ceremony



Usually the ritual is organized in the morning in the front yard of the house. Except the parents and the family, some elderly people also present to give their blessing to the child. The required sajen / offering symbolizes a prayer to God to receive His blessing and protection, to receive blessings from the ancestors, to get protection from evil and to ensure that the ritual ceremony can be held in a good and safe atmosphere.

After the preparations have been done, the family (the parent, the child, and the relatives) and invitees gather together at the place of the ceremony.



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