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Bali Island is a beautiful island blessed by the unique local cultures, hospitality of the people, strong customs, religions and stunning panoramas. From this fact, Bali has a very strong appeal for everyone to visit the island and make this island as the most tourist destinations in the world. Bali is also undoubtedly one of the world’s most well-known tourism treasures. Balinese never fail to welcome visitors with warm and genuine smiles. Bali Golden Tour is now presenting to provide complete and comprehensive range of the information about Bali in a single site that will bring you the knowledge of the island of god in paradise. We will keep update for information about unique culture and ceremony in Bali.
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About Bali Island
Bali Island, Being one of the most beautiful tourist spots in Asia, Bali is attracts more than 1.000.000. Bali is situated between the island Java and Lombok. Bali is a small tiny island, stretching approximately 140 km from west to east and 80 km from south to north. The tallest volcanic mountains is Mount Agung
Hindu Offering, In Hinduism, food plays an important role in rituals and worship, and the food offered to the gods is called “prasada”. The Sanskrit word “prasada” means “mercy,” or the divine grace of God. we can offer our food to God with devotion before eating it, not only are we not implicated in the karma involved in acquiring the food
Balinese Temple, Unlike temples in Java, temples in Bali (called pura), become parts of the life of Balinese who mostly are Hindu religion. Balinese temple is a place of worship for Hindu. Each Hindu family has family temple at their house to worship Hyang Widhi and their ancestors
Bali Kecak Dance
Kecak dance performance presents the dance as an introduction to the story, vital music to accompany the dancers movements, the music generated from a combination sounds of members “cak” which were about 50-70 people all of them will make music in akapela. The story is a fragment from the Ramayana
Bali Barong Dance
Barong is a character in the mythology of Bali. He is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda in the mythological traditions of Bali. The fight between Barong and Rangda is also the topic of traditional narratives, usually performed in the temple of the dead. The most famous is the story of Calonarang
Bali Nyepi Day (Silent Day)
Nyepi, Every religion or culture all over the world has their own way to define and celebrate their new year. The same thing also occurs in Bali, however the Balinese use different calendar systems to define a new year of the Saka Hindu, Westerners open the New Year in revelry, however, in contrast, the Balinese open their New Year in silence
Balinese Galungan Ceremony
Galungan is a sacred ceremony that gives spiritual strength to be able to distinguish between life force coming from adharma and which budhi atma is the voice of truth (dharma). It also gives the ability to discern giant orientation and orientation of God . It must be realized that life is happy or emo life has the ability to master the giant orientation.
Bali Perang Pandan Tradition
Perang Pandan is specific to Tenganan village only. The word ” perang pandan” is a two words noun in Indonesian language, This war dance in Tenganan village is called ” makare-karean ” This event is carried out during the ceremony of the temple called ” Ngusaba ” It is strange because this kind of ceremony is also known by the rest of Balinese,
Balinese Wedding Ceremony
Balinese Wedding is unforgettable momentum for the human being where the procession is followed by Hindu rituals, custom regulation and the perfect day based on Balinese Hindu Calendar. A marriage couple will use the beautiful uniforms during the procession. A couple’s marriage will not be acknowledged in the society if it is carried out without a traditional sacred ceremony
Ogoh-Ogoh (Giant Puppet)
The name ogoh-ogoh is taken from Balinese “ogah-ogah” which means something which is shaken. Ogoh-ogoh is made in form of Bhuta Kala or evil spirits and creatures who like to disturb human’s life. Bhuta Kala is usually symbolized as a giant creature / Rakshasa with scary and ferocious appearance, also often symbolized in other forms such as mythological creature like Garuda, dragon etc.
Balinese Ngaben Ceremony
Ngaben or Cremation Ceremony, is the ritual performed in Bali to send the deceased to the next life. The body of the deceased will be placed as if sleeping, and the family will continue to treat the deceased as sleeping. No tears are shed, because the deceased is only temporarily not present and will reincarnate or find his final rest in Moksha (freeing from the reincarnation and death cycle).