Category Archives: Rice


In Bali ~ Rice is Life

In Bali rice is life. The cycles of community life are centered around the cycles of rice farming. Yes, rice is the island’s staple food – but it is much more. 1. Dewi Sri, the […]

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The Awesome Gamelan Music of Bali

The making of the gamelan is typically a family affair, the skills having been handed down from generation to generation. The bronze castings are done only on auspicious days as determined by the temple priest, […]

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Bali ~ Land of Spirits, Music and Rice: Part 1

Get away from the glitz and glitter of the beach resorts and the crush of shoppers in Ubud and you will discover a place like no other. There, Balinese Hinduism along with the ancient Gamelan […]

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Post Card from Bali

I knew Bali was beautiful but I was completely blown away by the beauty, serenity, and peacefulness of Bali’s rice fields. The rice field and the growing of Bali’s staple grain is interwoven with the daily and spiritual […]

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