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Tamiang – Spiritual Weapons

Ten days after Galungan, Balinese Hindus celebrate the feast of Kuningan, which this year falls on 15 April 2017. As glorious as Galungan, the celebration of Kuningan is also marked with prayers and offerings. People decorate their houses and temples with palm-leaf ornaments. Special among these is the tamiang. What is a tamiang? The tamiang [...]

April 14th, 2017|Culture, Komaneka|0 Comments

Peace of Ubud for Beauty and Peace of Mind

Things are not always what they appear to be. Familiar fruits and spices contain powerful secrets for healing the body and mind. Take for example Orange and Cinnamon. They may evoke the idea of a spicy fruit punch. Yet these are the ingredients of a wonderful aromatherapy oil called "Peace of Ubud", created exclusively for [...]

April 1st, 2017|Komaneka, Spa, Wellness|0 Comments

Ogoh-Ogoh – Belief and Culture in Creativity

Creativity is the result of human imagination poured into a work that develops over time. Balinese culture is rich with popular creativity. An eye-catching example of creativity in Bali is ogoh-ogoh, giant demonic effigies made by community members on the occasion of Nyepi, Bali's Day of Silence celebrated around March every year. Ogoh-ogoh are symbols [...]

March 25th, 2017|Culture|0 Comments

Paon – the living heart of a Balinese house

The Balinese cosmos is orderly and full of meaning. Everything has its place and value, each with its own ideal location. All must be correctly aligned to achieve balance and harmony with the universe. Thus, rules are made for the common good. This applies even to Balinese architecture. Bali architecture has its own principles regarding [...]

March 18th, 2017|Culture, Komaneka|0 Comments

Ubud Romantic Dinner

Sometimes it’s nice to leave everything up to somebody else. This is especially true when you’re on holiday and in the mood for a romantic dinner. All you have to do is sit back and choose. At Komaneka Tanggayuda, where many guests never want to leave the spacious luxury of the resort, there is a [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Culinary|0 Comments

Shopping Options in Ubud

Anyone who passes through the center of Ubud knows that there’s plenty of opportunity there for shopping. The entire town seems to be composed of shops — from stalls in the traditional market to smart boutiques lining the streets. There are shops specializing in local crafts, clothes, aromatic oils, sandals, imported bags, Indonesian textiles, jewelry, [...]

July 26th, 2016|Travel|0 Comments

Staying Fit On Holiday

How do you stay fit while you’re on holiday? There are so many temptations to let everything go: sleeping in late; lounging by the pool with a book; discovering new food and drinks or indulging in old favorites. But those who want to return home in good form may be concerned about interrupting their usual [...]

July 26th, 2016|Wellness|0 Comments

Reni Thinks Creative Way to Improving

Ni Wayan Reni is a shy and gentle woman with a big job: she is the Restaurant Manager at Komaneka at Tanggayuda, in charge of the recently opened Batukaru Restaurant, which is quickly becoming a destination restaurant. Even people who are not guests are drawn to the serene, hilly location, the food, and the fine [...]

July 17th, 2016|Komaneka|0 Comments

Romantic Dinner With View In Ubud

Sometimes it’s nice to leave everything up to somebody else. This is especially true when you’re on holiday and in the mood for a romantic dinner with verdant greenery forest, garden, or pool. All you have to do is sit back and choose. At Komaneka at Tanggayuda, where many guests never want to leave the [...]

July 10th, 2016|Culinary|0 Comments

Warm Stone For Your Health

Heat is an important life energy. Imagine: our planet originated in the Sun, and all life bears this trace of living heat. The island of Bali arose from a volcano, and its volcanic mountains are the source of the lakes and springs that nourish the land. When heat is captured and applied therapeutically, it can [...]

June 27th, 2016|Spa, Wellness|0 Comments