CULTURAL BALI

Bali Calendar

Apart from the everyday Western calendar, the Balinese also use two local calendars, the saka calendar, this  is a lunar calendar starting every Nyepi.  The Pawukon calendar is a numerica calendar of 210 days per year. The Pawukon calendar (a piece shown above) is...

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Nyepi day /silent day

Nyepi is a balinese "Day of Silence" that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (Saka new year) according to the Balinese calendar (in 2014, it falls onMarch 31). It is a Hindu celebration mainly celebrated in Bali. Nyepi, a public holiday in Indonesia, is a day of...

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