Tenganan retains its ancient pre-Hindu customs through a strong code of non-fraternization with outsiders and the Tenganese people who move out of the village are not welcomed back, nor are their spouses if the village people get married to outsiders. Further, they enforced by the protection of its surrounding walls so they can preserve their local wisdom and custom. You can see that, it is a symmetrically laid out Bali Aga village with a walled homes and unique crafts. Bali Aga was the original inhabitant of Bali, before the arrival of Hindu Javanese.

Translate »