Strengthening the Sense of Teamwork Among All Employees Through Odalan Ceremony

22 July 2019

Strengthening the Sense of Teamwork Among All Employees Through Odalan Ceremony

Bali, Indonesia, July 2019 – Together with Sugihan Bali on Friday, July 19, 2019, favehotel Kuta Kartika Plaza carries out regular prayers that held every 6 months. This time the ceremony was focus more on the enthusiasm to strengthen the cooperation between employees. All employees, including non-Hindu helped and to be one of committees in this ceremonial event.

The series of odalan ceremonies began with Tirtayatra on July 16, 2019 to Pulaki and Melanting Temple which was attended by 12 employees including Ms. Ratna Dewi as the Hotel Manager. The ceremony continued on July 18, 2019 which invited all employees to gather and work together to prepare all the stuff that was used during the ceremony, such as: penjor, gebogan and cleaning Padmasana or hotel temple. The unique tradition at favehotel Kuta Kartika Plaza is the making of gebogan carried out by each department.


The series of events closed on July 19, 2019. Began with praying and getting holy water at 07:30 to several temples, followed by making chicken satay, lawar, and garangasem which are made by hotel employees. Then at 1:00 p.m. we picked up all the stuff (banten) that we used during the ceremony. After all the series of ritual ceremonies ended, all employees will gather to eat all the food and fruit that have been presented to Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa.
"Odalan at favehotel Kuta Kartika Plaza is not intended only for Hindu, but all employees, no matter what their religion, they are involved in this ceremony. We believe that if we do good and make teamwork as our priority, what we aspire to, both for personal and for the progress of the hotel can be realized, "said Ratna Dewi, Hotel Manager at favehotel Kuta Kartika Plaza.