WOOD CARVING ART IN BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali balinese art

WOOD CARVING ART IN BALI

Wood carving is one of the ancestral art praticed in Bali by skilled carvers trained in numerous schools in the island. In Pekutatan, we are lucky enough to have some of them happy to share their know-how with our guests … Read More

KUKUL ANOTHER INTERESTING TRADITION OF BALINESE CULTURE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali dancing music

KUKUL ANOTHER INTERESTING TRADITION OF BALINESE CULTURE

Kulkul is a traditional communication tool of the Balinese people. It is a big wooden bell installed at the top of decorated towers erected in the middle of each village in Bali. Inherited from the ancestors one can find it … 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

SELAMAT IDUL FITRI! EID MUBARAK! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

SELAMAT IDUL FITRI! EID MUBARAK!

Like everywhere in the world, Indonesia celebrated last week the end of the Ramadan, called Idul Fitri in this country. After one month of fasting, our muslim staff was happy to celebrate this important event by visiting neighbors and family, … 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

PLANTING A THOUSAND TREES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

PLANTING A THOUSAND TREES

Last Friday, our guests (Anna and Robert from the Netherlands) had a great experience with the villagers surrounding Dajuma. The Police in Jembrana Regency together with the authorities of Pekutatan sub-district held an event entitled “Planting a Thousand Trees”, to … 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

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