Being a Hindu

Lovely, some interesting information to help travelers understand the people of Bali.

Bali info

Bali is just one of 16,000 islands in Indonesia, and is the only island that is predominantly Hindu. The Balinese people are fiercely proud of their religion, and it plays a very important part of every day life. When they cook in the morning, a small token of the food is taken and offered up to the Gods, on a small banana leaf, and placed in front of the house. Later in the day, flower offerings are placed at certain points around the house, and blessed with water and incense. This is done every single day, by the females in the household. the only time they will not do it is when they are mensruating, and then one of the men will take her place. I have also taken on this role in my household. I enjoy taking time to go through the routine every day. It’s very peaceful, and…

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