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Sculpture of Barong

Sculpture of Barong

Barong, the friendly dragon, a lionlike mythical creature, is the antagonist to the evil (Rangda, the widow-witch) which he battles again, using his p ower of white magic, in an eternal fight. The storie of this fight is told in the Barong and Rangda Dance at temple ceremonies.

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(c) Frieder Edelhäuser 2005