CELEBRATION OF DAJUMA TEMPLE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali culture bali

CELEBRATION OF DAJUMA TEMPLE

On March 31st, took place an important ceremony at Dajuma, called Piodalan / Puja Wali, aimed at honoring our main temple. Every temple in Bali has its own Piodalan day, based on when the temple was inaugurated. Two references are … Read More

DISCOVER THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF WEST BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

DISCOVER THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF WEST BALI

Because we share the same love for West Bali, its unique lanscapes, people and culture we decided to go for a close partnership with the Five Pillars Foundation, a community development organization which offers to our guests thematic journeys covering … Read More

CULTURAL PARADE OF WEST BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

CULTURAL PARADE OF WEST BALI

Last week, a few kilometers from Dajuma, took place in Negara, the capital city of the Regency of Jembrana, a cultural festival giving the opportunity to all surroundings villages to celebrate Balinese traditions, among them the clothing is particularly important. … Read More

OFFERINGS ON THE BEACH Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

OFFERINGS ON THE BEACH

All around Bali is the tradition of offerings called “canang” (pronounce “chanang”). Every day, in every place, private, public or professional, Balinese are used to dispose these small square baskets made from cut coconut leaves, filled with flowers accompanied by … Read More

BEAUTIFUL KITES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Beach Culture Dajuma People West Bali

BEAUTIFUL KITES

Another beautiful tradition in Bali is the kite celebration. Every year mainly in July and August, Bali sky is covered of these colorful kites driven by kids as well as by adults. The kite in Bali has a strong meaning: … Read More

PEKUTATAN DANCING SCHOOL ON DAJUMA STAGE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

PEKUTATAN DANCING SCHOOL ON DAJUMA STAGE

From their youngest age, Balinese children are initiated to traditional Balinese dances in every village of the island. Among many other customs of their rich culture, dancing takes a particular importance: because it is not only a demanding and codified … Read More

Happy Galungan Day Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Happy Galungan Day

Galungan is a great day for Hindus, that comes every six months. During this period one can see these beautiful decorations called Penjor along the roads, everywhere in Bali. Penjor itself means a manifestation of gratitude of Balinese people to … Read More

OFFERINGS TO THE GODS Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

OFFERINGS TO THE GODS

Bali is a beautiful island, full of history and culture. Among all its traditions, there is one consisting in making offerings to the gods that surprises most tourists. Three times a day, the Balinese meticulously prepare charming small baskets called … Read More

SARASWATI CELEBRATION Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

SARASWATI CELEBRATION

Last Saturday, the Balinese people celebrated Dewi Saraswati, the Godness for science, knowledge, arts and wisdom. The day before, they did a mental preparation while cleaning and rearranging their books because, on Saraswati day, the books are blessed and the Balinese people … Read More

At this year's twilight, we would like to say THANK YOU to our guests! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

At this year’s twilight, we would like to say THANK YOU to our guests!

2014 has been rich for Dajuma from many points of view: completion of the renovation program of our cottages, 4 stars ranking from the Indonesian Association of Hoteliers, nomination to the Green Tec Awards and the World Luxury Hotels Awards … Read More

Christmas & Galungan Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Christmas & Galungan

This year is particular in Bali as the the celebrations of Galungan and Christmas fall almost at the same time : 17th and 25th. Perhaps a sign that religions are sometimes converging. In any case it makes sense for Bali … Read More

Metatah Ceremony Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Metatah Ceremony

In the Hindu religion there are 5 great elements belonging to Mother Nature: earth, water, air, fire and space. The humankind being part of it, each of these powers must be strongly linked to the humans, our bones to the … Read More