Wood Carved Barong Hanging Mask By ZENDA IMPORTS
For the balinese people, Barong is the symbol of health and good fortune, in opposition to the witch, Rangda. Barong is a symbol of righteousness and justice.
- size 11″ x 10 ”
- hand carved in Bali, Indonesia
Barong is a panther-like creature and character in the Balinese mythology of Bali, Indonesia. He is the king of the good spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda, the demon queen and mother of all spirit guarders in the mythological traditions of Bali. The battle between Barong and Rangda is featured in the Barong dance to represent the eternal battle between good and evil.