THE SIGNIFICANCE AND RITUAL BEHIND THE CREATION OF BALINESE OFFERINGS

  The Balinese Hindus believe that the spirit of the gods is present in all things, from everyday objects to nature. For this reason, it is very important for humans to foster good relationships with the spirit world, and to remember to give thanks in the hope that the good spirits will bring fortune, prosperity and health to all the family. It is also necessary to appease the bad spirits so that they will stay away. Offerings to the gods are an integral part of…Continue Reading “THE SIGNIFICANCE AND RITUAL BEHIND THE CREATION OF BALINESE OFFERINGS”

TURTLE RELEASE PROGRAMME AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT

The Green Sea Turtles that inhabit Indonesia’s coastal waters are now considered an endangered species. Sadly, this is because of harvesting for meat, eggs, and shells.  Additionally, their existence is threatened by the loss of nesting grounds, water pollution, and entrapment in fishing equipment, marine debris and plastic bags. Yet the strength of the sea turtles’ maternal instincts makes them seem invincible. Turtles are believed to have an expected life span of 80 years or more; it takes 15 – 30 years for the female…Continue Reading “TURTLE RELEASE PROGRAMME AT INTERCONTINENTAL BALI RESORT”