Published at Saturday, 25 May 2019. Heritage Shack. By Lukas Schubert.
Before this village was named Desa Pedawa, the name given to this village was Mount Tambleg, which meant innocent people. However, then the name changed to Gunung Sari which means fertile area. After experiencing a change of name twice, finally the name Pedawa which means Panjak Dewa was used as the name of this village since the 15th century. The indigenous inhabitants of the village of Pedawa, who are called Bali Aga people, believe that their ancestors came from the Lake Tamblingan area in Buleleng Regency, borders with Tabanan Regency.
Bandung Rangki and Sri Dandan have their own functions that are very unique and very influenced by the beliefs of the local community and their life patterns. The functions that exist in the shack include the basic functions of the house but all are integrated into a traditional Pedawa house building. The functions are:
There are two beds called Bale Gede and Bale Cenik. Bale Gede used by parents for sleeping and Bale Cenik used by kids for sleeping.
Desa Pedawa or Pedawa village is an authentic Bali village known by Balinese as the Bali Aga or Bali Mula. This village is inhabited by native people in Bali before the arrival of Majapahit Hindu (Siva-Buddha) people. This is proved by the existence of historical heritage in the Megalithic era in the form of two sarcophagus in this village area. Also It was found that Pedawa village did not have a caste system (social hierarchy), unlike villages in Bali island.
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