Women face backlash after performing Bollywood dance at a Bali temple

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A video of a number of ladies performing a Bollywood dance whereas donning Balinese conventional clothes in entrance of a temple in Gianyar went viral lately, prompting backlash from locals.

Native retailers reported that the ladies within the TikTok video hail from Denpasar and Bandung, West Java and have become mates by means of a yoga group. Whereas the TikTok video is not accessible after the unique uploader’s account was set to personal, a duplicate of the 12-second clip has circulated broadly on social media.

The video depicts at the very least eight ladies sporting what appeared to be Balinese conventional clothes in white and yellow, whereas performing a dance to the tune of a Bollywood film soundtrack. The video was taken on the Samuantiga Temple in Bedulu Village, Gianyar.

Native Hindu authorities stated the dance was inappropriate as a result of the temple was meant for use for non secular functions solely.

A number of the ladies reportedly visited the temple over the weekend to carry out guru piduka (a standard ceremony to beg for forgiveness), which was overseen by locals, together with the temple’s supervisors. 

Bedulu Bendesa (conventional village chief) Gusti Ngurah Made Serana acknowledged that they settle for the apology.

The video was reportedly taken in March however was uploaded in early Could. The unique uploader acknowledged that the video was taken for their very own amusement after attending ngayah (group service) on the temple. 

The feedback on a number of Instagram posts concerning the incident both condemned the ladies or suggested individuals to be conscious of what they publish on social media.

It was not the primary time that anyone had dedicated a fake pas at Samuantiaga Temple. A few weeks in the past, one other video of a younger man exhibiting off a wrapped condom in his possession whereas attending a ceremony on the temple additionally went viral. 

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