×

This search is sponsored by Fabergé

Recherche
Search in :

Pawukon calendar

Javanese-Balinese calendar which consists of 210 days and is still in use today.The museum at Le Locle owns 85 Balinese calendars.Two main calendar systems exist in Bali. One, of Indian origin, is the Saka calendar, based on the lunar/solar cycle. The other, the Pawukon, is of pre-Islamic Javanese origin. It is around this latter calendar, with no year zero, that the main rites and rituals of Balinese society are organised.The units of time represented on the calendars each have a character defined by the place they occupy o