THE SURA EVE IN PANCURAN PITOE

CLEANSING

Pancuran Pitoe, or the seven showers, is a geothermal water source radiates directly from Mount Slamet. Locals perform cleansing ritual in the Hijriya new year eve as a common practice of Kejawen, a Javanese religion.

Visitors should walk 2,5 km to reach the shower site. Many locals sell foods to host resting pilgrims and tourists.

Two locals serve hot tea and snacks

Pathway to the site

The drip of springs between the rocks around the shower site.

One of the spot that is iconic to the site is this geothermal waterfall.

A pilgrim recites the prayer while others waiting in the que before the shower.

THE CLEANSING

They shower with repetitive and continuing movement while reciting prayer and ending it after the seventh return. It is believed that the rituals cleansed the soul from bad luck and curse. #stellerid

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