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Ogoh-Ogoh parade in Bali Mandira

Today is the day of total silence all around the island due to Bali’s Lunar New Year. But yesterday there was no silence at all. Thousands of people crowded the streets to follow the ogoh-ogoh parade. You can see above

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No TV on Nyepi Day!

For a complete celebration on Nyepi Day, TV broadcast will be suspended in Bali, as shown in the release below: “We Would like to inform you that based on Bali’s Government Instruction on Nyepi Day (5th March 2011), we are

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Melasti Ceremony passed by Bali Mandira

Melasti Ceremony

Yesterday we had Melasti ceremony, or purification of the Pratima, one of the most important ceremonies in Hindu rituals. Melasti is generally done three days before Nyepi day or it depends to the local custom countryside rule. The ceremony passed

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Do you know what an ogoh-ogoh is?

ogoh-ogoh

Ogoh-ogoh is a statue especially built for the Ngrupuk parade, which takes place on the eve of Nyepi Day in Bali.  Ogoh-ogoh is a fictional character, normally having the form of mythological beings, mostly demons. The creation of Ogoh-ogoh represents spiritual aims inspired

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Three smiles and a cocktail

 

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Happy marriage for Andrew and Kellis!

 

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Nyepi Day (March 5th)

Bali has started the preparations for Nyepi Day. Nyepi Day is one of the most special days in Bali. Nyepi Day, meaning “The day of silence”, is a day of total silence, meditation and fasting, for some. Nyepi Day opens a new year

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Breakfast juice upgrade

The breakfast juices in Bali Mandira are about to be upgraded. A juice testing took place today, attended by a thirsty but selective committee consisting of Bali Mandira’s General Manager, Executive Chef, Food & Beverage Manager and Director of Marketing

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A new week in Bali Mandira

It’s Monday! A new week has started in Bali. After a rainy night, we have a beautiful sunny morning. The pool area is prepared for a new day of relaxation. The lounge chairs are waiting patiently for guests to finish

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Ridding the waves on Kuta Legian Beach

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