Earth's Sacred Wonders

Balinese Hindus Hunt Demonic Spirits

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 59s Video has closed captioning.

On the island of Bali in Indonesia, Hindu devotees believe that demonic spirits stalk the land, and that every year they must be hunted down. The hunters use spirit traps to catch them, and then destroy the spirits with fire. The final step is the Day of Silence when everyone on the island is required by law to stay indoors and keep quiet.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: TV-G

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