February 6th, 2016 | 0 Comments |
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Nyepi day 2013 = Caka year 1935
FOR THE NEXT WEEK, PLAN AHEAD
This an intense period of ceremonial activities performed by Balinese Hindus. Some ‘disruptions’ (by Western standards) are inevitable. To the Balinese, they are not ‘disruptions’ at all, but an
integral part of Bali’s spiritual life. They are opportunities for contemplation, purification and celebration. Respect that, and consider these as an opportunity to further understand Balinese
culture. Plan ahead – and you will enjoy the coming week even more.
SUNDAY 6 MARCH 2016 – MELASTI PILGRIMAGES
The Melasti processions take place today, three days prior to the Saka New Year (Nyepi). Participants walk along roads from temples to (more…)
Real Balinese culture & It’s Sacred Events.
One must experience the real Balinese culture and its sacred event once in their life time. The silence day happen to be celebrated once a year and all people are very excited to celebrate the coming day. The ceremony chain are three days, starting the day before Nyepi / silence day and come to an end the day after.
Day 1. Pengerupukan Day on 8 March 2016.
On the day before Nyepi Balinese people will (more…)
When you attend a Balinese ceremony you get the true essence of what Bali is all about.
It is about family.
The Balinese gather often to worship in such a way that the group is as one family. The children and elders are given the highest of respect and all are blessed as a unit. It is this coherence that will keep this culture alive and well.
Thank you Bali, for sharing this amazing gift with the world.
The Melasti processions take place today, three days prior to the Saka New Year (Nyepi). Participants walk along roads from temples to the coast, where purification rituals take place on the beaches.
Location: The beaches of (more…)
Enough is enough !
Friday, October 12, 2012, the emotional atmosphere suffocating overshadowed Garuda Wisnu Kencana Park, Bali. People in tears sharing hugs. At the edge of the pond, where wreaths laid Cambodia, a mother dressed in black and veiled knees. Two hands up, say a prayer of the soul that still hurt.
Still in the same location, a (more…)