kuningan


Hari Raya Kuningan

Today in Bali is Kuningan. Occurring once in every 210 days in the Balinese cycle of days, Kuningan is the end of the most important of the regular religious ceremonies for the 10-day Galungan period. During this period the deified ancestors of the family descend to their former homes. They […]


A Commemorative Temple – Pura Sada: Kapal

Bali is renowned worldwide not only for its beautiful beaches and stunning sunsets but also for its culture and magnificent temples. There are over a thousand temples on the island and each with its purpose in the community. Then there are those temples with a specific purpose such as the […]


Kuningan

Today in Bali is Kuningan. Occurring once in every 210 days in the Balinese cycle of days, Kuningan is the end of the most important of the regular religious ceremonies for the 10-day Galungan period. During this period the deified ancestors of the family descend to their former homes. They […]


Official Holidays for 2009

It’s always good to know when the official holidays are in Bali because some dates, like Nyepi, you are losing virtually a day of your holiday having to be in the hotel and in silence. Other major events like Galungan and Kuningan can see shops close for days on end […]


Galungan in Bali: When the Dharma is winning

Galungan is a Balinese holiday that occurs every 210 days and lasts 10 days. On this day, most locals head back to their villages for a day to participate in ceremonies with their families.  Kuningan is the last day of the holiday. Galungan means “When the Dharma is winning.” During this […]