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History and New Leader of Bali  

by on Monday, 21 July 2008One Comment | 2,482 views

The victory of duo, Mangku Pastika and Puspayoga in governor election of Bali, not just give the island of Bali new leaders but also, for the first time, Balinese who had been lived outside Bali has a chance to lead Bali. Yes Made Mangku Pastika is a Balinese that joined transmigration program and relocated outside Bali, and now after years of living outside the home island he come back to lead Bali.

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However, this is not the first time Bali is led by Balinese who had been lived outside Bali. The history has it, Airlangga, a Balinese prince, wedded to a princess from the Kingdom of Kahuripan in East Java. He enthroned as a king of Kahuripan and lived there but in 12th century, his descendants came back to Bali and reign over the paradise island for centuries, with the title “Jaya” (means victory) in their names.

The legacies of these kings in Balinese social and religious life are the celebration Galungan and Kuningan holiday, the introduction of Pawukon calendar which supplemented the Caka solar calendar that have been used by Balinese for centuries.

One of the kings from this dynasty, Jayapangus, married a Chinese princess. This marriage was not just improve the volume of trade between Balinese and Chinese but also gave some influences to Balinese culture such as the introduction of pork-based dishes to Balinese culinary, Chinese coin, and Barong Landung (the sacred gigantic puppet)

The historical event has been repeated, Mangku Pastika, a Balinese who had been lived outside Bali will led the island of God, and it is hoped that Mangku Pastika will bring significant improvement in all aspect of life in Bali as the descendants of Airlangga brought to the paradise island of Bali in the past.

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  • One Comment »

    • Matthew Joseph said:

      We at Now Property Bali are proud of the Governor who has and is doing so much for the people of Bali. A true modern day hero, he has been responsible for leading the police team who captured the “Bali Bombers”, while in office as the Chief of Police.

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