Thursday , 26 November 2015

Around Bali

Bali Beach – Southern Coast


There is no shortage of beaches on the island of the gods. Here are top picks beach from Bali’s Southern Coast – their name might be a bit unfamiliar compared to other beach in bali, but you’ll find each beach alluring in its own way. BALANGAN BEACH Rocky cliffs flank this beautiful beach, and surfers and sun worshippers alike come …

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Fascinating Facts of Balinese Life


Balinese life is really amazing. it won’t say that it is an easy life per se, what with the countless ceremonies that Balinese have, and it would take a lifetime to tell you all about what the people do here in Bali. But to give you a glimpse into Balinese lives and the meaning behind some of our beliefs and …

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Balinese Wedding Tradition

Balinese Marriages

In addition to the funeral ceremony (ngaben), one of the interesting religious and customary activities of Hindu-Balinese to know is pawiwahan or wedding ceremony. The same like others customary, in Balinese society pawiwahan ceremony is a form of sacred and noble commitment because in essence it is a testament to the ceremony before the Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa and the …

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Balinese names, sacred and special


Shakespeare has said, what is the name? It is not happened for Balinese. In Bali, name is everything. Balinese tradition believes that name can determine the destiny. Therefore, in Bali there is a proverb “gajah mati meninggalkan gading, manusia mati meninggalkan nama” (elepant dies leaving tusk, human passed away remaining name).  A meaningful sentence that explained the name is very …

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