Experience a spiritual cleansing ritual or “Melukat” in Balinese aimed to cleanse the spirit.

Join us for Melukat, a deeply spiritual tradition that is just one of Bali's many magical rituals which involves using water as a ritual cleanser.

Melukat is just one of Bali’s magical rituals which involves using water as a ritual cleanser. The aim is to cleanse both body and mind, to refresh the spirit and dissolve away any negative influences. It is also believed to cure non-medical diseases and sickness of the spirit. In technical terms, Melukat derives from the old Javanese word “lukat” which means to “cleanse” or “purify” while the Indonesian meaning is “to let go” or release something within us. Self- purification is sought by many Hindus and in India, the devoted throng to the banks of the holy Ganges River with a similar purpose.


Melukat derives from the old Javanese word “lukat” which means to “cleanse” or “purify” while the Indonesian meaning is “to let go” or release something within us.

Below our lush jungle gardens, you will find The Beji, an ancient spring of rejuvenating holy water just footsteps from mystical Wos River that is protected by Mythical dragons and the Wos River Temple.

Dressed in traditional Balinese attire, you will be guided through chanting and offering by a local priest. While chanting, the priest will purify you with holy water as a blessing to your body and soul.

At the end of the ritual, you will be given lucky charm bracelet "Tridatu" as a symbol of the Three
Goddesses Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer.

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Capella Ubud, Bali

Jl. Raya Dalem, Banjar Triwangsa 
Desa Keliki, Kecamatan Tegallalang 
Ubud, Gianyar 
Bali 80561, Indonesia 

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