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Tarung

Tarung
Houses in Tarung, Waitabar
Houses in Tarung, Waitabar
Tarung is located in Sumba
Tarung
Tarung
Location in Indonesia
Tarung is located in Indonesia
Tarung
Tarung
Tarung (Indonesia)
Coordinates:
CountryIndonesia
RegionLesser Sunda Islands
ProvinceEast Nusa Tenggara
RegencyWest Sumba
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA / UTC)

Tarung, (Dutch: Taroeng) is a populated area in Waikabubak, West Sumba, Indonesia. Tarung is home to the ritual of Wula Podhu, a several-week period of austere rites and rituals in November that ends with a day of offerings, song and dance.[1]

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A dead tree worship site in Taroeng (Tarung), West-Sumba

References

  1. ^ Indonesia Justine Vaisutis Lonely Planet, Jan 1, 2007 page 599