24-Hour Quiet

Have you ever heard of Bali’s “Day of Silence”? In usual Balinese fashion, Nyepi is an intricate mix of symbols and ceremonies, celebration and reflection, community and the self, and tradition and new beginnings. View full article →
February 29, 2016

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Silence, purification and reflection: celebrating Nyepi in Bali

Happy New Year/Nyepi from the island of Bali! Almost every religion or culture on earth has a unique way to celebrate the New Year and the tiny island of Bali is no different. While a majority of the world’s population adheres to the Gregorian calendar and celebrates the New Year with revelry (and sometimes debauchery) on January 1st, here in Bali our New Year or Nyepi is celebrated with a day of silence on the day following the dark moon of the Spring equinox. Sounds magical no? It is. View full article →
March 21, 2015

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Nyepi Day March 21st

Nyepi Day in Bali is a New Year’s celebration unlike anywhere else on the planet. Also known as Bali’s celebration of the Saka New Year and the Bali Day of Silence, View full article →