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Parade of Sanggah Penjors

Recently, my blogging friends Terri and James over at Gallivance impressed me with their glowing tribute to the Balinese flower-mandala.

So much so that I felt inspired to gather up a little collection of my own – an array of shrines, called… 106 more words


Unique Culture, Share What Do You Have With The Others

As we know Bali is the best tourist destination in the world offering interesting culture and unique Balinese daily life. Culture can’t spread from Balinese people daily life like dance, subak irrigation system and many more. 225 more words


Bali 'Kuningan' The Ancestors depart..

Here’s a brief video at our villa in Ubud.  The end of the Balinese very special ‘Ancestor’s Ceremonies’ – Kuningan 20 days after Galungan.

The Balinese believe that the ancestors return to Bali twice a year on Galungan.   100 more words

Travel Tips

Time to say Goodbye in Bali!

Today is one of the two most sacred days in the Balinese Calendar (Kuningan.)  Today is the day when the Ancestors who have been dwelling on Earth for the past 10 days since (Galungan) to return to the Heavens. 86 more words

Travel Tips

Penjor town

While most of us worry about our career or terrorist acts, in Bali they have something else on their mind. Preparations for Galungan, a once in a year ceremony to honour to spirits of familymembers that passed away. 524 more words

Yoga Life, Yogi Mind

Six Degrees from Silence

What a difference a day makes.

It’s an exceedingly rare occurrence (and becoming ever more so) to experience quiet in this town. Ubud is forever abuzz, attracting tourists, yoga enthusiasts, healing-seekers and expats to its center at a lightning-fast pace. 337 more words

Random Thoughts

Selamat Hari Raya Galungan & Kuningan

Hari raya Galungan dirayakan oleh umat Hindu setiap 6 bulan Bali (210 hari) yaitu pada hari Budha Kliwon Dungulan (Rabu Kliwon wuku Dungulan) sebagai hari kemenangan Dharma (kebenaran) melawan Adharma (kejahatan). 752 more words