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L Hotel, Seminyak, Bali
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 11:54 | No Comment
L Hotel, Seminyak, Bali

A STAR IS BORN

L Hotel and Resort SEMINYAK, BALI

Architecturally structured by Popo Danes ,Quinessentially designed by Meriem Hall , Lushly landscaped by Dewa Kusuma

L Hotels & Resorts, the first Quintessential home grown …

Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed
Thursday, 20 Oct, 2011 – 13:47 | No Comment
Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed

Especially for Balinese and the victims’ family, bomb terror in 2002 recalls a bad memory of sad night when they lost their family. But for Umar Patek, the suspect of this terror, he must undergo …

Pengerebongan – Ngurek
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 12:34 | No Comment
Pengerebongan – Ngurek

Men from within the crowd begin to trance as a higher spirit invades their bodies. Some of the Men attempt to stab their chests with traditional daggers known as keris. Strangely enough no one is …

Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California
Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California

Your Weekly Dose of Beauty: Series of Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California

SONG OF DHARMA

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Photo courtesy by I Gede Oka Artha Negara & Bagus Mantra & Ketut Manjoel

asian art museum sf …

Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties
Tuesday, 28 Dec, 2010 – 13:41 | No Comment
Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties

Rejang dance is conducted in slow procession style, the dancers move with extreme grace and delicacy. It is a dignified and elegant affair. Compare to other Balinese dances, rejang is the most dream-like dance, surpassing …

Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs
Tuesday, 9 Nov, 2010 – 9:18 | No Comment
Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs

Dear Members and Fans,
Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs.

Within just one beautiful year, we have been accomplishing quite significant progress. We believe that it is the power of “us” that help us to …

Peliatan’s Royal Cremation: Farewell to Ida Dewa Agung Peliatan
Wednesday, 3 Nov, 2010 – 17:21 | One Comment
Peliatan’s Royal Cremation: Farewell to Ida Dewa Agung Peliatan

Thousands people of local and foreigners jammed the main road of Peliatan village- Ubud, on Tuesday November 2nd. They paid their last respect to the late King of Peliatan, Ida Dewa Agung Peliatan who passed …

BALI Photography GUIDE
Tuesday, 5 Oct, 2010 – 17:27 | One Comment
BALI Photography GUIDE

Dear Members and Fans,
Thanks for your continous support for Bali Photography  Guide (BPG). We are existing because of your votes. Here are TOP THREE and best pictures of the month from each catagory:
TOP THREE PICTURE:
[BEST …

Pratima
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 7:31 | No Comment
Pratima

Pratima – small stone figures which portray religious personages. These serve as receptacles or vehicles for deified ancestors or the various manifestations of gods during their visits to earth.

The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010
Monday, 2 Aug, 2010 – 13:54 | No Comment
The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010

Annually, kites festival is held to appreciate the traditional entertainment –flying kite-that is usually done by the young Balinese. This kite festival is held in many regions in Bali such as Sanur, Kuta, and Tanah …

Sanur Village Festival 2010
Monday, 2 Aug, 2010 – 6:46 | 2 Comments
Sanur Village Festival 2010

Following our four consecutive successful celebrations, we are proud to announce the return of Sanur Village Festival set for August 4 – 8, 2010 taking place at Segara Ayu beach and Inna Grand Bali Beach …

Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center
Thursday, 22 Jul, 2010 – 4:51 | No Comment
Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Your Soft Opening Dose of Beauty: The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Face Landscape
Wednesday, 23 Jun, 2010 – 12:40 | One Comment
Face Landscape

Month of June and July in Bali was filled with exhibitions and art festivals. One of them is very interesting exhibition of photographs taken by IB Putra Adnyana (Gustra) entitled ‘Face Landscape’

Bulantrisna Djelantik

Legong Legacy
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 20:55 | No Comment
Legong Legacy

Photo Exhibition by  I Ketut Widiatmika – Legong Legacy
Inauguration: Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 18:30 pm
To Public: 11 –  20 June 20, 2010 from 10:00 to 18:00 pm
Venue : Bentara Budaya Bali

Rejang Pamendak, Pura Luhur Watukaru
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 8:20 | No Comment
Rejang Pamendak, Pura Luhur Watukaru

Dedication of ‘Rejang Pamendak’ dance held at the Pura Luhur Watukaru was associated with celebration of the temple on Umanis Galungan. One day before celebration, procession of ‘nyanjan’ was performed in Bale Agung in the Middle …

Melasti of Samuan Tiga Temple to Masceti Beach
Monday, 10 May, 2010 – 6:01 | No Comment
Melasti of Samuan Tiga Temple to Masceti Beach

The uniqueness of the procession ceremony of  Samuan Tiga Temple, other than siyat sampyan, is to carry out Palelastian after the summit of Karya Padudusan, a day ahead of  panyineban end of the ceremony.

Siyat Pajeng
Tuesday, 4 May, 2010 – 8:05 | No Comment
Siyat Pajeng

It is still associated with three days after the peak ceremony of  Karya Padudusan Agung at Samuan Tiga Temple. When Pralingga Ida Bhatara Manca return to each temple (parhyangan), at the same time, also conducted …

Maombak-ombakan at Samuan Tiga Temple
Monday, 3 May, 2010 – 10:01 | 4 Comments
Maombak-ombakan at Samuan Tiga Temple

The third day after the peak of Karya Padudusan Agung in Samuan Tiga Temple held ceremonies Pangeremek ritual at the same time Ida Manca Bhatara Budal means God returns to each temple (parhyangan).

Sarad of Baris Gede and Rejang Dewa Gede
Sunday, 2 May, 2010 – 10:11 | 2 Comments
Sarad of Baris Gede and Rejang Dewa Gede

It is not only in the dance or wewalen but displayed as well as an ornament on the sarad cake.

Tedung Gayah
Sunday, 2 May, 2010 – 7:12 | No Comment
Tedung Gayah

Tedung Gayah as part of Sarad (Upakara Gayah) or sometimes called Sate Bingin made of dough and meat preparations and arranged to resemble a structure of padma completed with Tedung or umbrella. Tedung Gayah is …

Padudusan Agung at Samuan Tiga Temple
Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010 – 9:21 | One Comment
Padudusan Agung at  Samuan Tiga Temple

Beginning with some preliminary ceremony, the ceremony associated with  Padudusan Agung at  Samuan Tiga Temple, morning to afternoon (10:00 to 13:00), 27 April 2010, the ceremony lasted Caru / Tawur in bancingah west of  …

Sanggar Tawang
Saturday, 24 Apr, 2010 – 7:05 | No Comment
Sanggar Tawang

Sanggar Tawang which was specially designed temporary buildings for the highest level of ceremony at a temple. Although it was temporary, it’s including the main building because it only produced for a ceremony and was dismantled …

Wayan Nondri
Friday, 23 Apr, 2010 – 7:55 | No Comment
Wayan Nondri

In the decade of the ’70s was almost unheard discourse about women who became masterminds of Bali Wayang Kulit performances. Along with the development of formal education such as the ISI, channeling efforts tradition in …

Nampyog and Siyat Sampian
Wednesday, 21 Apr, 2010 – 19:54 | One Comment
Nampyog and Siyat Sampian

Many interesting rituals that are considered sacred and well known is hold in Samuan Tiga Temple such as Siat Sampian and Nampyog. Based on sacred text it is said during the reign of King …

Architecture ‘behind the mirror’
Monday, 19 Apr, 2010 – 13:53 | No Comment
Architecture ‘behind the mirror’

Not because it was obsessed by reflection, but I ‘presented’ stunning scenery while going home after the ceremony ‘nyineb’ at Pura Agung Besakih, 9 April 2010 ago.
‘Tedung’, fabric ‘lantaran’ the white one line on the …

Topeng Sidhakarya
Sunday, 18 Apr, 2010 – 8:04 | No Comment
Topeng Sidhakarya

Dedication Tupeng Sidhakarya by Jro Mangku Mas, Bangli district police members at a ceremony in Panyineban Ngusabha Kadasa Ulun Danu Batur, 9 April 2010.

Clothing Geringsing …
Thursday, 15 Apr, 2010 – 7:05 | No Comment
Clothing Geringsing …

Text of the Village Tenganan Pageringsingan were destroyed in the fire that destroyed Tenganan in about the 1840s. Tenganan linkages with Bedulu forwarded through stories from parents to children.
Bedulu and Tenganan story still seems to be …

Franz Kienmayer
Tuesday, 6 Apr, 2010 – 7:51 | One Comment
Franz Kienmayer

The Illustrated London News 1932.
Painting of  Franz Kienmayer  (German, 1886-1963).

Aftermath of the Silent Day
Thursday, 18 Mar, 2010 – 13:45 | No Comment
Aftermath of the Silent Day

Nyepi or “silent day” has just passed and right after Nyepi , Bali enter Kadasa the tenth month of Balinese lunar calendar. Kadasa is a special month Balinese since it is believed to …

Melasti, Segara Klotok, Klungkung
Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010 – 11:18 | 2 Comments
Melasti, Segara Klotok, Klungkung

Nyepi Saka New Year 1932 will fall on Anggara Pon Ukir, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. This series of rituals Nyepi Melasti ceremony begins with the water source (sea and river) by almost all villages in …

Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem
Monday, 7 Dec, 2009 – 14:34 | No Comment
Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem

Colossal megibung at Taman Ujung Sukasada Karangasem broke the world record of largest communal eating, 19,768 people participated in this megibung (communal eating) event. The participants came from all over Karangasem regency. The participants of …

Echo Beach Canggu
Friday, 27 Nov, 2009 – 9:48 | One Comment
Echo Beach Canggu

Echo Beach in Canggu is good destination to spend your sunset time, stunning sunset view, great beach side restaurants and cafes, surfing, great atmosphere and vibes; a nice getaway from hubbub of Kuta and …

Tanah Aron
Monday, 23 Nov, 2009 – 15:05 | 2 Comments
Tanah Aron

Among other things which are named after or have anything to do with Balinese national hero I Gusti Ngurah Rai (i.e. Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ngurah Rai by pass, or Margarana Heroes Burial Park), Tanah …

Food Festival at Kuta Carnival 2009
Monday, 28 Sep, 2009 – 17:05 | No Comment
Food Festival at Kuta Carnival 2009

The last two days of Kuta Carnival were marked with a culinary festival that catered more than 30,000 visitors. Dozens of noted restaurants and cafes located around the Kuta region, such as Queen Tandoor, Papas …

Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 13:45 | One Comment
Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro

British ex Prime Minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie and children visited the Elephant Safari Park at Taro today. They were welcomed by the park owner Nigel Mason and his son Jian. Nigel, who is …

Pengembaran Rahwana
Thursday, 13 Aug, 2009 – 6:26 | 11 Comments
Pengembaran Rahwana

I Nyoman Mandra
Pengembaran Rahwana . 1986
Rahwana Challenge. 1986
Natural paint on cotton cloth
95,5 x 114,5 cm

Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 8:09 | No Comment
Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Photo News: Tawur Kesanga
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2009 – 0:00 | No Comment
Photo News: Tawur Kesanga

Photos of Tawur Kesanga ceremony at Puputan square in Denpasar, Sunday, March 18, 2007.

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A day prior to Nyepi, or Balinese New Year, the great Tawur Kesanga ritual is held all over Bali.

Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial
Monday, 4 Aug, 2008 – 12:06 | No Comment
Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial

On Saturday, 2nd August 2008, a memorial ceremony was held in Ujung Water Palace as a tribute to the late Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik; son of the last king of Karangasem, founder of Walter …