Preserving and living the Balinese heritage

Anand Khrisna ,  Jakarta   |  Tue, 12/29/2009 9:07 AM  |  Opinion The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has chosen Bali as the pilot project for environmentally friendly tourism. Geoffrey Lipman, the UNWTO assistant secretary general, praised Bali for...

Solidarity in action

In December 2008, I met Anand Krishna (of Anand Ashram) in Singapore on the sidelines of a conference on religion and politics in Southeast Asia. He told me how that June members of the FPI had attacked a pro-pluralism gathering at Monas (the National Monument in...

Meditations on an Island

Interview with Anand Krishna, Founder of the Bali Meditators Conference November 14-16, 2009. Bali News: Meditations on an Island (11/7/2009) As reported on balidiscovery.com, Bali will host the First Annual International Bali Meditators Festival in downtown Ubud...

SBY: Indonesian President and world citizen

How does President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono evaluate his five years in office? His speech at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, on Sept. 30 is a brief commentary of his own performance. Among others he said: “I find it interesting that...