On Wednesday(21/3/2018) Balinese people held a Pagerwesi Ceremony, which is falls every Wednesday Kliwon wuku Sinta(twice a year). This event is celebrated to glorify Ida Sanghyang Widhi Wasa with his manifestations as Sanghyang Pramesti Guru (God as the teacher of the universe) and containing philosophy as a symbol of firmness of faith. Pagerwesi derived from...Read More
Omed-omedan is a ceremony was held by tennager of Banjar Kaja, Sesetan, Denpasar. This event was held a day right after Nyepi Day, on the “Ngembak geni” day, to welcome the new year saka(Balinese Calendar). Omed-omedan comes from the Balinese language which means pull and push. The origin of this ceremony at the time supposedly...Read More
Happy Silent Day 2018, New Year Saka 1940 From Best Bike Bali Cycling Tour Balinese people believe that the New Year of Saka is the time to invoke Ida Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa (The Almighty God) to sanctify Bhuana Alit (human nature) and the Great Bhuana (the universe). Therefore, the Balinese people were required...Read More
Prior Nyepi celebration, Some of Balinese people doing Melasti ceremony. Melasti, as a sacred Hindu ritual, was meant to cleanse all of world from all the filth of sin, through the symbolic act of acquiring the Tirta Amerta(the water of life). Balinese people believe, that considered as the source of Tirta Amerta could be...Read More
My 2nd trip with Greenbike Cycles. They only take a small group riding so everyone can chat with each other. The ride starts with a pancake breakfast followed by a ride thru jungle, local villages & rice fields & ends with a great buffet lunch.