NEWS : About Bali
Bali Island is a small island and a part of Indonesia Archipelagos. It is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in the world with a lot of fascinations for tourist to come and see the cultures, Balinese life, beautiful coast, mountain, hotels, villas, resort and others.
It is a unique island which majority occupied by Balinese Hindu with their active and attractive ritual in daily social life. We can see a lot of the interesting one that we look for in the island from the traditional performance, adventures activities, exciting excursion, beautiful beaches and a lot of more.
Bali population based the census on 2001 has reached 3.156.392 and Balinese it self is not stay in Bali Island but also spread out through Indonesian island. Bali race is a group of community banded by the awareness or oneness of culture. The Balinese Traditional is much banded by the social live aspect like conduct the pray in the temple, to place in the certain area together etc. The Balinese were not able to develop and sustain their extremely complex agricultural economy for centuries on end without a very organized community structure.
Balinese Culture and Hindu Religion
The main religion practiced in Bali is a form of Hinduism called Agama Hindu Dharma, where the Hindu it self is consisted of some religious sect, but in Bali all of Balinese are Hindu Ciwa. The two religions (Hindu and Buddhist) arrive from Java and some extend from India during the 8 th to 16 th centuries. The main symbol of Balinese Hinduism is the Swastika or wheel of the sun. An important belief is that elements of nature are influenced by spirit, which has been appeased.
As such offerings (Sesajen) made from agriculture product are offered to this spirit. It is believed that Mount Agung is the abode of the gods and the ancestors. As such, it is revered as the `mother` mountain and is highly sacred to the Balinese. Balinese people have been well known as the agrarian and friendly people. They are holding the strong social life that are still be defended up to now and become the fortress from unfavorable external influence pressure.