Toraja Misiliana Resort & Spa
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... in Kuta, Jon convinced me that we should go to Ubud, further in land. We negotiated a taxi for 200,000 rp and were off. I wasn't sure what was in Ubud, because Jon didn't tell me much about it, however as we got nearer I started to notice beautiful art galleries, gold and silver smiths, yoga shops, fresh fruit juice bars and a lot of spa salons! Heaven! Why he failed to mention all this when he was trying to convince me to go, I will never know, but it turns out that Ubud is just my ...
... the funeral festivities and burial customs still remain from the Torajans indiginous religious beliefs of Animism and Aluk Todolo, which is the worship of ones ancestors. Christianity wasn't introduced until Dutch missionaries came here in the early 1900's. It's like Christmas. Christians all over the world celebrate Christmas, yet it has nothing to do with Christianity. The Pagan mid-winter festival was just one of many traditions adopted by Christianity. This ...
... all your Christmasses had come at once, if I can be allowed to mix my religious metaphors.
If however, you were also to find that this had happened to you in the Tana Toraja region of Sulawesi, you may have wondered exactly what you had done that was so bad in your life as a cockroach, that Karma had dumped on you in such a big way and landed you with this pivotal but ultimately fatal role in this incredible place.
Tana Toreja is in ...
... At this time the bones would be deposited into the family grave box. Wild rituals. The site was filled with many coffins, with many visible bones. At the top of a long stair case was a dark cave housing many coffins, and still being used by the villages. It was a strange feeling in there, and the site of newer coffins really struck home the fact that this is a resting place for the dead. However, it did possess a strong natural beauty, ...
... most important event in the Torajan culture, the funeral. At first it may sound like a strange tourist trap gone horribly wrong, but it is a beautiful authentic land. The Torajan's openly welcome travelers to join them in the elaborate funeral ceremonies. Sometimes lasting as long as 5 days in length, the ceremonies are a dramatic display of heart warming, welcoming spirit, and possibly most known for a large amount of animal sacrifice. Pigs and Buffaloes are slaughtered ...