http://www.balidiscovery.com/activities/9-day-8-night-in-depth-discovery-of-balinese-culture Home to the last outpost of an ancient Hindu Majapahit Empire that stretched across most of Southeast Asia, Bali’s daily life on the Island is dominated by its unique religion – Agama Hindu Dharma. Every Balinese village has at least three major temples that undergo a yearly anniversary requiring the participation and devotion of[…]
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Linguapax delivers a yearly award on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day (21 February). This prize is a tribute to outstanding action carried out in different areas in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism. In words of BASAbali’s founding director, Alissa Stern,[…]
Bahasa Bali merupakan jantung dan jiwa masyarakat Bali. Bahasa digunakan untuk memahami dunia di sekitar mereka dan menyebarkan tentang kesehatan, pertanian, masyarakat, interaksi sosial dan banyak lagi. Kita tidak bisa menunggu hingga gaung yang tersisa untuk membantu memperkuat bahasa lokal. Untuk itu masyarakat lokal dan internasional perlu bertindak selagi bahasa lokal masih memiliki dasar dan[…]
The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) elegantly relate to the Balinese philosophy of Tri Hita Karana: harmony of people with PEOPLE, harmony of people with NATURE, and harmony of people with the SPIRITUAL. Learn more about the importance of SDG.
Monocultures aren’t sustainable, whether it be with agriculture, or with humans.
Eve of Saraswati Day – November 27, 2015 This program celebrates Balinese, Indonesian and all of the world’s languages as we move into a culture where mother tongues can thrive — and be nourished — along with national and international ones. Monocultures of any type are not sustainable. We need to manage the world’s languages in[…]
Nice piece about the wiki in today’s Tempo: http://www.tempo.co/read/news/2014/10/06/058612187/Kamus-Wiki-Bali-Indonesia-Inggris-Diluncurkan
We’re not sure why having words in tattoos in Balinese script seems to be the rage, but we get lots of requests for translations for them. Send us photos and we’ll put them on our site!