Trunyan in Bangli district, located close to tourist attractions Kintamani has a unique tradition of death ceremonies. This community of Bali Mula or Bali Aga which is a term for people who settled on the island of Bali have existed long before the advent of Hinduism. The villagers who died were not buried and not burned. The bodies wrapped in cloth and placed on the ground. Then the body was protected by a triangular-shaped woven bamboo. Then left to rot. This tradition is called Mepasah.
Surprisingly, no foul smell. That said, a large tree that emit scent in this area are able to reduce the stench. This large tree is referred to as Taru Menyan. There are three places that Sema Wayah cemetery for people who died of natural causes. Then Sema Nguda for babies who died and Sema Bantas for people who died of unnatural like an accident.
Generally, tourists are invited to Sema Wayah location. These tombs are reachable only by boat, rising from residential areas Terunyan village or from the shore of Lake Batur Bali. But tourists usually departs from the shores of Lake Batur from Gianyar. Then the boat ride to the east.
The funeral procession was fairly unique. Because the body was transported by boat to get to the location Sema Wayah. Sema Wayah it can only be accessed by boat. Arriving at Sema Wayah, tourists can go down in the beautiful pier along the path to the cemetery. Large trees would be welcome. Then will appear the skulls lined clearly visible. Sometimes, tourists could see the bodies of the newly laid. Including its treasures.