Wednesday

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BALINESE RELIGION

Part 2: from the arrival of the Javanese Hindus until now

The Majapahit became kings op East Java. And in 1343 their first minister Gajah Mada conquered Bali. The priest Nirartha who lived around 1550, became great influence. He established rituals, the caste of Brahmana priests and founded important temples as Tanah Lot and Uluwatu.
 
From that time the Hindu priests had great influence as advisors of the Rajas, they were the judges in the courts en took the lead in the religion of the lower castes.
Exept those in some old villages who resisted these influences and preserved their old Balinese-Hinduism. The call themselves the Bali Aga, the Real Balinese.
 
Let’s have a look on the Balinese Hinduism as it exists nowadays.
 
Besakih
 
KlungKung
 
Kerta Gosa
The power of the Raja and the Priest
 
Museum
Short visit
 
Denpasar
We summarize the day with a visit to the Bali Museum
 
And a visit to the Puputan Monument, the all-time low in the relationship with the Dutch
 
€ 40 p.p., entrance fees and lunch included, minimum 3 person
 
On request the tours 
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BALINESE RELIGION part I and part II can be combined in a 2 day tour.


Detailed information is available at the front desk.
You can arrange tours before you arrive (send an email to info@paradiseonbali.com) or on site.

 

Take a look at our daytrips:


MONDAY - BALI’S WONDERFUL NATURE – ORIGINAL AND CREATED
TUESDAY - THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BALINESE RELIGION (1)
WEDNESDAY - THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BALINESE RELIGION (2)
THURSDAY - SINGARAJA IN COLONIAL DAYS
FRIDAY - THE WORLD OF DEWI SRI – THE HISTORY OF WATER AND RICE
SATURDAY - UBUD - A MUST SEE!


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