What is Bali Island ?

26 Mar

Bali is an Indonesian province there are penginapan and hotel murah di bali. The province consists of the neighboring islands and several islets. The main island is at the western end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. This is one of the 34 states provinces with the provincial capital, Denpasar towards the south of the island.

Recorded with a population of 3,891,428 as of 2010 census and is currently 4.22 million island is home to most of Indonesia Hindu minority. In the 2000 census about 92.29% of the population of Bali’s meets Balinese Hinduism, while most of the remainder follow Islam. It is also the largest tourist destination in Indonesia and is known for highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metal and music. A tourist haven for decades, Bali has an increasing number of tourists are seen in recent years.

Bali is inhabited by about 2000 BC by Austronesian people who migrated originally from Taiwan through Maritime Southeast Asia. culturally and linguistically, the Balinese are so closely with the people of the islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Oceania. Stone tools from this period have been found near the village Cekik in the West Island.

In ancient Bali, nine Hindu sects existed, namely Pasupata, Bhairawa, Siwa Shidanta, Vaishnava, Bodha, Brahma, Resi, Sora and Ganapatya. Each sect revered a specific deity as its personal Godhead.
Balinese culture is influenced by Indian, Chinese, Hindu culture, in particular, beginning around the first century. Name Dwipa Bali (“Bali”) wrote from various inscriptions, including Blanjong inscription of Sri Kesari Warmadewa pillars in 914 AD and was discovered under “Walidwipa”. It was during this time that irrigation system subak was developed to grow rice. Some religious and cultural traditions still in existence today can be traced back to this period. The Hindu Majapahit Empire (1293-1520 AD) on eastern Java founded a Balinese colony in the 1343rd When the empire, there was an exodus of intellectuals, artists, priests and musicians from Java to Bali in the 15th Century.

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