Gatradewata News | Denpasar | Nyepi day is coming soon, Nyepi is Balinese Day of Silence that is commemorated every Isakawarsa (ćaka new year) according to the Balinese calender in 2020, it falls on march 25.
Nyepi is a public holiday in Indonesia, is a day of silence, fasting and meditation for the Balinese. The philosophy of this day is,
CATUR BRATA includes Amati Karya, Amati Geni, Amati Lelungaan and Amati Lelanguan.
The description of these four things include:
1. Amati Karya: That is, as Hindus are required to stop all kinds of work activities.
2. Amati Geni: This second point means that all Hindus are required to turn off all energy or not turn on lighting such as lights and fires.
3. Amati Lelungaan: That is, it is forbidden to travel anywhere. The recommended thing is to read books or say a prayer during the allotted time.
4. Amati Lelanguan : The last point is the prohibition to do worldly pleasures, because at this sacred moment is the right time to introspect yourself and clear the mind to welcome the new year.
the activity lasted for 24 hours, starting at 06.00 WIB - until 06.00 WIB on the next day, precisely at Nyepi.
|A SILENT DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE AT ARTOTEL SANUR – BALI|
Bali, February 2020 – To commemorate the Balinese Silent Day 2020, ARTOTEL Sanur – Bali presents a refreshing stay package of
“Moment of Stillness”.
Hari Nyepi or the Day of Silence – happens once a year, – is a day celebrated by the Hindus on Çaka New Year according to the Balinese calendar. For those who are celebrating, they fast and
meditate, as well as turning off all electricity and stopping any activity for 24 hours.
The night before the Silent Day, the Balinese celebrates by showcasing Ogoh-Ogoh parade all through the streets of Bali. Ogoh-Ogoh are statues that symbolize the bad and evil, where initially, they were burnt down after the parade to indicate the vanishing of the demons and the evil.
“Moment of Stillness” is a Silent Day Special Offer by ARTOTEL Sanur – Bali, which will only be available on Silent Day, from 24 – 26 March 2020. This package offers a 3 days and 2 nights’
Stay with the value of 2.400.000 IDR nett / room, valid for two pax. Moreover, the package is including full board all-inclusive breakfast, lunch, and dinner for all pax.
Goya A. Mahmud, Regional General Manager of ARTOTEL Sanur – Bali mentioned, “We hope that by spending the Silent Day with us, our visitors could experience the tranquility and the serenity from the surrounding energy and environment, and they could get the peace of mind to restart the next day feeling refreshed.” (Red)
-NOT ALL WHO WANDER ARE LOST-