Tumpek Wayang 22/09/2018

This weekend starting 22/09/2018 marks the final and most sacred day of Tumpek, which takes place over six significant dates during every Pawukon year. Tumpek Wayang is a special day filled with blessings dedicated towards the traditional performing art form of shadow puppetry. Various offerings are made to the equipment and range of character puppets involved in the traditional theatrical art. Tumpek Wayang is one … Continue reading Tumpek Wayang 22/09/2018

Bali to bring in new rules for visiting temples after decline in ‘quality of tourists’ | World news | The Guardian

Visitors posing in bikinis and clambering over sacred Hindu structures prompt authorities to crack down Authorities in Bali have vowed to stop westerners in bikinis posing in front of sacred temples as they lament a decline in the “quality of tourists” visiting the island. Bali deputy governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Sukawati, known as Cok Ace, said the authorities had been concerned by a recent rise … Continue reading Bali to bring in new rules for visiting temples after decline in ‘quality of tourists’ | World news | The Guardian