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THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES

Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil..

Abstract
Sacred and magical things cannot be separated from the breath of Balinese life. For Balinese, the occult things in
their life are the sign of the invisible universal energies that exist and live around them. These energies are believed
to be able to act constructively as well as disruptive, so that a series of efforts are needed in order to live side by side
in harmony. In ritual practice, the appeared occultations are the sign of presence or approval of god, bhatara, sacred
ancestral spirits, as well as energies from lower spirits. By the magic, a revelation was also sent down from God as
Sangkan Paraning Dumadi, the source of everything; Sang Hyang Titah as commanding; Sang Hyang Wenang as
the authority; and Sang Hyang Taya as the one who gave strength beyond the emptiness „sunya‟.
Balinese magic manifests in various forms of culture. Some have manifested themselves as rites, arts, and so on. In
terms of artistic practices, especially in dance, these magics can be found in the performance of Calonarang dance
drama (dramatari). The forms of magic that usually arise in Calonarang performances vary, one of them is in the
form of trance „karauhan‟. A dancer of rangda, barong, or even others, often goes into a trance when the
performance is held.

Key words: karauhan‟. A dancer of rangda, barong,


 
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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. JCR. 2020; 7(4): 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382


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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. JCR. 2020; 7(4): 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. JCR. (2020), [cited May 31, 2021]; 7(4): 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil. (2020) THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. JCR, 7 (4), 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. 2020. THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



Chicago Style

Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. "THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil.. "THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.4 (2020), 2474-2480. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382



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Dr. Komang Indra Wirawan, S.Sn., M.Fil. (2020) THE MAGICAL CHAIN OF CALONARANG DANCE DRAMA PERFORMANCES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (4), 2474-2480. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.04.382