Om Swasti Astu

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A picture’s worth a thousand words ๐Ÿ™‚
If you ever visit to Bali, certainly no stranger to hear the word “Om Swasti Astu”
a common Balinese greeting, something like “shalom” or salaam. The traditional Balinese greeting is, naturally, a Hindu one โ€“ the hands are clasped in front the chest in a relaxed prayer position and the person says, โ€œOm Swasti Astuโ€, meaning ‘peace and greetings from God’

Sanur Kite Festival 2014

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Sanur Kite Festival – When the wind blows, size really does matter in Bali. The Balinese are crazy about kites, As with every facet of Balinese life, kite flying is steeped in religious symbolism. It was originally used as a way to pass on messages to the Gods, and traditional kites, which take the form of fish (Bebean) and birds (Janggan) depict Hindu deities. the festival has started on 18-20 June 14, Another festival will started at 11 Aug 14. come and see it.

Daily life in Bali Mandira