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saraswati day in bali
saraswati day in bali

There is usually something festive kicking off in Bali. The island of gods could quite…

melukat water purification ceremony in bali ancient water rituals buddhist purification ritual
“melukat’: ancient water rituals: purification ceremony in bali

Ancient Water Rituals Ancient Water Rituals | Traditional healing? Spiritual cleansing? Karmic purification? YES, PLEASE!…

kecak tari sanghyang fire traditional dance in bali
kecak tari sanghyang fire traditional dance in bali

Hypnotic and spellbinding, you may remember Kecak from the 1992 film “Baraka”. A chorus of…

barong dance in bali
barong dance in bali

In Balinese mythology, Barong or Barhuand is a sacred lion-like animal considered to be the…

penjor - what does it represent?
penjor – what does it represent?

Walking through the streets of Bali during certain religious Hindu holidays such as Galungan and…

kuningan holiday in bali
kuningan holiday in bali

Hindu celebration of the end of Galungan in Bali One of the most important holidays…

galungan holiday in bali
galungan day in bali

a Hindu holiday celebrating the victory of good vs evil Believed to be the triumph…

bali is heaven for massages
bali is heaven for massages

Bali is famous for its massages, and visiting a spa is one of the main…

go nuts for coconuts!
go nuts for coconuts!

For years coconut oil has been misunderstood because it contains saturated fat. However, coconut oil does…

join the nyepi celebrations & unique balinese new year
join the nyepi celebrations & unique balinese new year

where you can witness something you won’t find anywhere else in the world? March is…