||Bali is very
identical with its culture. This relation makes Bali as a magnet for
visitors coming to Bali. Among them are certainly difficult to
distinguish religion, culture and art. As all of them are integrated
into a unity. However, Hindu Religion in Bali seems to be a stream for
the development of culture and art in Bali.
The wave of foreign
culture is sunk by the current of local culture. If it exists to be a
new culture, it will be born as a new concept of culture that is more
delightful. Let us see,
Patra of Egypt (Egyptian Pattern), Patra of China (Chinese
barong ket, barong landung or
young artists in Ubud.
Patra of Egypt
Patra of China
transformation of value entered into (bertiwikrama) the system of
Balinese culture, and it became a topic of conversation, it is very
difficult to differ whether their conversation involves religious,
cultural or art issues, Balinese never care about them. Most of Balinese
surrender their understanding on conducts and duties to Hyang Widhi.
They call it doing yadnya
is very close with the traditional arranging system of value in the
society, starting from water division,
pattern of cultivation, yield division, sub village system,
place of shrines, color of clothes and so forth. The culture exists,
borne, and develops in accordance with the dynamic life of Balinese
society. Culture is signaled with three important dimensions: idea,
behavior and physic.
Therefore, sor-singgih (level of language), pawiwahan
subak (traditional irrigation system), dadia (family group) and so
forth are parts of Balinese Culture.
place of shrines