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Hindu students celebrate the `Goddess of Knowledge'

  • I Wayan Juniarta

    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Mon, August 3 2009 | 02:09 pm

PREMIUM Hindu students and teachers arrived at their schools dressed in traditional Balinese attire Saturday, to pay homage to Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge. Across the island, special offerings were placed on books and lontar manuscripts believed to be the earthly throne of the goddess. No classes were held in the majority of schools in Denpasar as most students and teachers gathered at ...