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Sarasawati Day

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SARASWATI

This year's Saraswasti Day falls on Saturday, March 17th 2018 which happens to be the same day as Seclusion Day (Nyepi) the new year of Çaka 1940.  Saraswati Day is celebrated devoting to the Goddess of Knowledge, Art and Literature, and to mark this tribute, books of knowledge and Sanskrit manuscripts are blessed and special offerings are made together as a form of gratitude for knowledge and wisdom.

This year, the ceremony will need to commence after the Ogoh Ogoh parade ends and finishes around 5 AM before Nyepi is observed at 6 AM.  Happy Saraswati Day and may the whole island is blessed to start a new year of Çaka

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Earlier Event: March 16
THE NEW YEAR'S EVE OF ÇAKA
Later Event: March 17
SECLUSION DAY