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PURNAMA or full moon in Bali is a special day for ceremonies and festivities. Hundreds of temples all over the island celebrate this special day hosting splendid ceremonies. Balinese believe that Purnama is a propitious day when Gods descend to […]
Every culture and religion in the world has its own way to define and celebrate the coming of the New Year. The Hindus of Bali welcome the New Year based on the traditional Saka Calendar with the ritual of Nyepi. […]
Pagerwesi is the day when the Balinese strengthen their minds and souls against evil forces. Etymologically Pagerwesi derives from the two Balinese words pager and wesi, which means fence and iron. The iron fence is a symbol of strong self-protection […]