Holy Bali scriptures in usada Bali traditional medicine

https://doi.org/10.21744/ijllc.v7n6.1948

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Balinese medicine, Modre script, rerajahan calligraphy, Usada Bali, Wijaksara script

Abstract

Based on the study in this paper, several things were found as the results of the study as follows. The forms of Balinese script used by shamans in traditional Balinese medicine include scripts that are classified as: wijaksara script, modre script, and wresastra/swalalita script with various script equipment as attributes. The functions of Balinese script which are classified as sacred scripts used in traditional Balinese medicine are: as a symbol of God in its various manifestations, as a symbol of the universe, and as a symbol of the human body. The meaning of the Balinese script used in traditional Balinese medicine is: praying to God in various holy powers of God, asking for life energy so that the person being treated can be healthy as before, can absorb magical religious energy so that the medicinal infrastructure used to treat the sick has power religious magical efficacious to treat.

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2021-10-20

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Suweta, I. M. (2021). Holy Bali scriptures in usada Bali traditional medicine. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 7(6), 441-458. https://doi.org/10.21744/ijllc.v7n6.1948

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