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Galungan

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Galungan is a Balinese holiday celebrating the victory of dharma over adharma. [1]

8 relations: Balinese Hinduism, Balinese mythology, Balinese people, Diwali, Pawukon calendar, Swanti (festival), Tihar (festival), Tropical year.

Balinese Hinduism

Balinese Hinduism (Agama Hindu Dharma; Agama Tirtha; Agama Air Suci; Agama Hindu Bali) is the form of monotheistic Hinduism practiced by the majority of the population of Bali.

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Balinese mythology

Balinese mythology is the traditional mythology of the people of the Indonesian island of Bali, before the majority adoption of Hinduism.

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Balinese people

The Balinese (Indonesian: Suku Bali) are an Austronesian ethnic group native to the Indonesian island of Bali.

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Diwali

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere).

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Pawukon calendar

The Pawukon is a 210-day calendar that has its origins in the Hindu religion in Bali, Indonesia.

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Swanti (festival)

Swanti (Devanagari: स्वन्ति) is a five-day festival of Nepal which is one of the year's greatest celebrations for the Newar people.

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Tihar (festival)

Tihar (तिहार), also known as Deepawali and Yamapanchak or Swanti (स्वन्ती), is a five-day-long Hindu festival celebrated in Nepal and in the Indian states of Assam and Sikkim including in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.

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Tropical year

A tropical year (also known as a solar year) is the time that the Sun takes to return to the same position in the cycle of seasons, as seen from Earth; for example, the time from vernal equinox to vernal equinox, or from summer solstice to summer solstice.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galungan

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