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Stock photo of Supernatural creatures in the form of Rangda the mythical Leyak and demon queen of the witches carried into a Bali ceremony surrounded by hordes of Balinese Hindu men dressed in white ceremonial clothes. This is the part of the Pengerebongan ceremony, a unique Balinese ceremony which takes place in Kesiman village of Denpasar City in Bali. The ceremony consists of masses of people giving offerings to the Gods, praying to these supernatural creatures and receiving blessings before the unusual ritual of Sakral takes place. The Sakral ritual is a self stabbing ritual which involves men and women in trance parading around the temple with scores of people and the supernatural creatures of Rangda and Barong to the rhythm of Gamelan music with some of the men attempting to pierce their flesh with sharp knives!