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Thanksgiving for the water

  • Male villagers dressed in traditional costumes carry clay water jugs and cone-shaped offerings on carts during the Syukuran Banyu (Thanksgiving for the Water) ceremony. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Male villagers dressed in traditional costumes carry clay water jugs and cone-shaped offerings on carts during the Syukuran Banyu (Thanksgiving for the Water) ceremony. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A clay water jug is filled with water from the Pluneng water spring prior to the parade. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A clay water jug is filled with water from the Pluneng water spring prior to the parade. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A cone-shaped offering is paraded. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A cone-shaped offering is paraded. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Another cone-shaped offering of vegetables is ready to be paraded. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Another cone-shaped offering of vegetables is ready to be paraded. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Villagers ignore the scorching heat during the ritual. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Villagers ignore the scorching heat during the ritual. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  •  The parade continues at the Pluneng water spring. [JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    The parade continues at the Pluneng water spring. [JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A man and a woman ride on rafts during the Sri Mulyono and Sri Mulyani performance, depicting the harmony of the water spring in Pluneng village. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A man and a woman ride on rafts during the Sri Mulyono and Sri Mulyani performance, depicting the harmony of the water spring in Pluneng village. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Villagers dive into the water, creating sounds from splashing the water, which is locally known as ciblon. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Villagers dive into the water, creating sounds from splashing the water, which is locally known as ciblon. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

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