Tajen Rules Balinese Cockfighting

Repost – Gameness til the End Tajen – Balinese Cockfighting Cockfights, which in Balinese are known as tajen, meklecan or ngadu, are required at temple and purification (mecaru) ceremonies. No one knows when they started. The Tabuh Rah ritual to expel evil spirits always has a cockfight to spill the blood. Tabuh Rah literally means…

Tajen Taji Rules and Overview of Bali Indonesia Cockfighting

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfighting In Bali By Fred B. Eiseman, Jr. Written Especially For Wasantara-Net Introduction In 1981 the government of Indonesia, presumably motivated by high moral principles, decreed that all forms of gambling, including cockfighting, would henceforth be illegal. The results of this law have been about the same as anywhere…