Posts Tagged 'Hindu'

Nyepi Day of Silence Balinese New Year Ogoh Ogoh

Nyepi Day of Silence Balinese New Year Ogoh Ogoh

The world is a global place and with varied interests and beliefs. Some of us party on December 31st in full throttle to bring in the New Year while others celebrate in silence. The Balinese New Year is called Nyepi, which is a day of silence. This custom is regarded by all citizens of the island nation to bring in the New Year. The calendar systems used by the Balinese for religious purposes is indeed much different from the Gregorian ...

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The Lost Dutch East Indies

Dutch East Indies is the name of a Dutch colony, which comprised the area now known as Indonesia. The colony was created after the dissolution of the VOC in 1798. The VOC was a trading company that several islands, regions and cities in Southeast Asia in his possession. VOC from these countries traded mainly in spices such as nutmeg, mace, cloves and cinnamon, but later also manufactured rubber and tobacco. Due to fierce competition from the British and the French ...

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The Sacred And Famous Tanah Lot Temple

One of the best places in Bali to see, the Tanah Lot temple in Bali is known for its mystical self and called the baby of the seas. Located on the beautiful fringes of Beraban, Tabanan Regency in Kediri and around thirty kilometers from Denpasar, one must visit the Tanah Lot temple in Bali. One of the hotspots for tourists from all across the globe, the temple offers the human eye a treat of the wonderful sunsets, every evening. Don’t ...

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