Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ngurah Rai Airport will be closed when the day of Nyepi 2014

Nyepi is a day before the Balinese new year based on the Balinese calendar. When Nyepi, all activity stopped in Bali. Vehicles, shops, offices, and airports closed. No one should act commotion everywhere. Airport closures made on Monday, March 31, 2014, until the next day.

Ngurah Rai International Airport of Bali when Nyepi 2014 will be closed for one day, for 24 hours. There should be no flight activity is currently underway Nyepi. The order was immediately conveyed by the Governor of Bali. This is done so that the implementation of Nyepi in Bali runs with good and full of wisdom. Thus, the airlines at home and abroad are not scheduled flights to Bali.

When the day of Nyepi, there are four events that should not be done at the Hindu people of Bali. Not to be traveling, should not start a fire, should not work, and should not be fun. All that is taboo to do during Nyepi. Therefore, the airport is closed so that no activity whatsoever in Bali. The ban is also extended to private institutions of society, religious institutions, traditional institutions, airlines, ground transportation and shipping company.

Bali is an island with a majority of its citizens are Hindu by religion. Hinduism in Bali is different from Hindus in India and other countries. Hindus in Bali has fused with local traditions and culture, resulting in a new religion that is different from anywhere else.