Tajen cockfighting is a game that is very popular on the island bali.Tajen origin of red drum, one Yadnya in the Hindu community in Bali. Main purpose is to harmonize human relations with Bhuana supreme in this world.
This Yadnya sequence of the ceremony that the ingredients using sacrificial animals, such as chickens, pigs, ducks, buffalo, and various other types of pets.
Other activities undertaken in the Balinese rituals, especially those related to the ruler of the universe, red drum have guidelines which rests on the base of literature. Red drum that are often organized in a series of ceremonies Butha his Yad even so much as mentioned in various ejection. Red drum is also significant as a ritual which yadnya blind blood dripping to the earth symbolized as a plea of humanity to Sang HyangWidhiWasa to avoid distress , then a shift in the meaning of ritual and percussion or tajen this then leads to gambling .
For example, in the palm of Shiva Tattwapurana which, among other states, in tilemKesanga (when the moon did not appear in the ninth month calendar Bali).Bathara Shiva holding yoga, when it is the obligation of man on earth giving, then held the cock fight and implemented Nyepi day. Given sacrifice is the Dasa Kala Earth, because if not, wo man on this earth.
The offerings done by nyambleh (neck cut after the sacrificial dimanterai). Previously was done ngider and war supplies sata with pecans, eggs, and coconut. Sata war is cock fight in a series of holy sacrifice performed three parties (telungperahatan), which symbolizes the creation, maintenance and destruction of the world. Sata war is a symbol of the struggle of life.
This tradition has long existed, even since the time of Majapahit. When it uses the term hack gulu chicken. Finally percussion rah spread to Bali which stems from runaway people Majapahit.
Indeed Tajen event or cockfighting in Bali is well known and popular among the people of Bali , especially by the men , although obviously gambling is illegal, but in some places cockfighting is still ongoing though clandestinely to avoid the authorities. As a tourist destination of the world, people's habits to enjoy this Tajen , too often enjoyed by tourists who may also be directed by the driver or tour guides to know that tradition.