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"melukat': water purification ceremony in bali
“melukat’: water purification ceremony in bali

Traditional healing? Spiritual cleansing? Karmic purification? YES, PLEASE! The team at YOGI TIMES jumped at…

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 holiday in bali

hindu celebration of the victory of good vs evil Believed to be the triumph of…

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…

what is an ogoh-ogoh?
what is an ogoh-ogoh?

creatures seen the night before the balinese day of silence in baliIf you have experienced…