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

NYEPI & MELASTI at DAJUMA Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Bali Culture Dajuma

NYEPI & MELASTI at DAJUMA

Last saturday, took place the Balinese New Year 1940 in the Saka calendar, the famous holy day called Nyepi. Imagine the island totally quiet, the airport closed, and all Balinese families staying at home, praying and meditating for one full … Read More

NYEPI IS APPROACHING Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

NYEPI IS APPROACHING

The famous “Day of Silence” called Nyepi in Bali, will take place this year on March 28th. Celebrating the New Year in the Saka calendar, this event is probably the most interesting in terms of Balinese traditions. All of the … Read More

NYEPI CELEBRATION

NYEPI CELEBRATION

Nyepi is probably the most extraordinary celebration in Bali. Can you imagine a full day of silence commemorated every Saka new year which fell on March 9th this year, where people all around the island stay at home with lights … Read More

Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony

Bayu, one of our restaurant supervisor and the two children Ari and Ayu of our HR Manager Erly went last week through this important ceremony which takes place only one time in their life and called Mepetik. It consists in … Read More

Nyepi celebration at Dajuma Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Nyepi celebration at Dajuma

On March 31st, 2014, Dajuma celebrated Nyepi, the famous “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every Isaka Warsa (new year) in the Balinese calendar. Observed from 6 a.m. until 6 a.m. the next morning, Nyepi is a day reserved for … Read More

Nyepi ritual Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Nyepi ritual

This is our 3rd and last blog post on Nyepi ritual. As you may remember, Nyepi stands for one of the most important Hindu ceremony in Bali not only to purify everyone’s soul and body but also to chase away … Read More

Ogoh-Ogoh Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Ogoh-Ogoh

A month or so before the D-Day, every village prepares demonic effigies made of papier-mâché and bamboo called ogoh-ogoh. Those are taken by hand to the main island cross sections where they are put to fire while others make noise … Read More

Melasti Ritual Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Melasti Ritual

Bali is well known for the importance of the Hindu religion which is part of everyone’s life in the island. As such, rituals are common in Bali and some of them keep Balinese people busy in a way that looks … Read More