Understanding Sitting Culture of Balinese Traditional Society
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- Balinese traditional society, sitting culture, caste hierarchy
The position and placement of sitting down for traditional activities for Balinese society is being followed. Balinese people possess various names for sitting positions for men and women, that must be recognized and understand by members of the community. It is mentioned that to sit on the floor if conducting various sacred or profane activities, and discussion with priests/members of royalty. The result of descriptive qualitative analysis showed, the position and sitting posture matters towards one’s distance and angle, and determined through caste hierarchy. The shape of traditional Balinese house really takes into account the sitting concept, which is the distance between humans in relations to the space organization in conducting activities. The obedience of this sitting ethics has impacts for the experience, towards one’s moral values, not only about appreciating caste hierarchy, but also the commitment to live harmoniously amongst members of society.
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TY - CONF AU - Sangayu Ketut Laksemi Nilotama PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Understanding Sitting Culture of Balinese Traditional Society BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Creative Media, Design and Technology (REKA 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 251 EP - 256 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.57 DO - 10.2991/reka-18.2018.57 ID - KetutLaksemiNilotama2018/11 ER -