Goa Gajah and Tirta Empul, Bali

Goa Gajah ‘Goa Gajah’ means Elephant Caves. No points for guessing which deity an Elephant refers to. Of course I meant Lord Ganesha! There was a small idol of Ganesha in a dark corner inside this cave. Pura Tirta Empul ‘Tirta Empul’ means Temple of Holy Springs. It is this place that the Balinese come […]

Pura Besakih, Bali

Pura Besakih is a temple that dates back to the fourteenth century built on the slopes of Mount Agung, the principal volcano of Bali. This is the largest, holiest and most important temple of Agama Hindu Dharma in Bali.

Statues of Bali

Photographs of statues in Bali, Indonesia. Bali being a Hindu majority state has statues of Hindu gods and mythical characters from Mahabharata and Ramayana.

Balinese Legong dance at Ubud, Bali

Photos from a Balinese dance concert taken in Bali. Balinese dance is a mixture of many Indian dance forms and very close to the Kathakali dance form.