How the villagers of Pekutatan celebrate Independence Day Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali independence bali

How the villagers of Pekutatan celebrate Independence Day

In August, all Indonesia is keen to comemorate the independence day. Many funny activities were held on this occasion. Having no desire to break with this fine tradition, Pekutatan Village held its own activities, prepared and organised by its villagers. … Read More

BALI MORE BALINESE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

BALI MORE BALINESE

Part of the large Indonesia and its 279 Million inhabitants, welcoming 4 millions foreigners every year, one’s may fear that the small island of Bali could be losing step by step its brilliant culture and traditions. This was before the … Read More

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNINGAN Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNINGAN

Galungan celebration will start in a few days, on July 24th. It happens every 210 days when the ancestral spirits visit the Earth until they return 10 days later for Kuningan on August 3rd. In Dajuma, we are used to … Read More

SECRET BALI: A NEW GUIDE LIKE NO OTHER... Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

SECRET BALI: A NEW GUIDE LIKE NO OTHER…

Dajuma has the privilege to be neighbours of Mark and Narina, a dynamic couple of modern adventurers, lovers without moderation of people, culture and nature. After a successful career in South Africa as writer, editor and photographer, Narina decided in … Read More

CELEBRATION OF SARASWATI AT DAJUMA ON MAY 11th Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

CELEBRATION OF SARASWATI AT DAJUMA ON MAY 11th

Saraswati Day is held in honor of Saraswati who is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning. The goddess Saraswati is depicted as a beautiful four-armed woman, playing a wina (guitar) and holding up scriptures, often seated … Read More

NYEPI, “Art in Rituals” Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

NYEPI, “Art in Rituals”

This week Balinese people are happy and excited to welcome the Balinese New Year Caka 1941, known as NYEPI DAY on March 7, 2019 with various preparations. One of the important and interesting element prepared is Ogoh-Ogoh. It is a … Read More

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY GALUNGAN Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY GALUNGAN

This year, both events will occur almost together, Galungan being on December 26th. By celebrating the victory of Dharma over Adharma, Galungan marks the time when the ancestral spirits visit the Earth. The last day of the celebration is Kuningan … Read More

DRAGON FRUIT SEASON Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali cocktail dajuma restaurant dragon fruit

DRAGON FRUIT SEASON

What a strange fruit this Dragon Fruit, also known as Pitaya in the Americas! It is one of these emblematic tropical fruits from the cactus which makes so surprised our guests from abroad. Surprise because of its external appearance looking … Read More

"JINENG": A PEARL OF THE BALINESE HERITAGE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

“JINENG”: A PEARL OF THE BALINESE HERITAGE

The Traditional Storage Jineng is one of the traditional Balinese buildings which is inherited from the elders. In the past Jineng was built as a rice barn/rice storage and other harvests. The part under the storage is usually used for … Read More

Dajuma Cultural Experience: Jagatnatha Temples Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Jagatnatha Temples Jembrana

Dajuma Cultural Experience: Jagatnatha Temples

In Bali there are three famous public temples called Jagatnatha Temples respectively located in Denpasar, Buleleng and Jembrana regencies. In Jembrana regency, it is situated in Negara City, 25 km from Dajuma. Its erection started in 1996 and was completed … Read More

Indonesian Independence Day & Negara City Anniversary Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Indonesian Independence Day & Negara City Anniversary

To celebrate the independence day on August 17th, Puri Dajuma is used to decorate the lobby and the main gate with red and white ornaments, the colors of the Indonesia flag. All the people in the villages or in the … Read More

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNIGAN! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNIGAN!

On May 30th, Bali celebrated the day of Galungan, which commemorates the triumph of Dharma over Adharma, or good against evil. During 10 days until Kuningan on June 9th, nice bamboo poles called “penjor” decorated with young coconut leaf line … Read More