Category Archives : culture


The relevancy of research on tribal groups

WHY RESEARCH ON TRIBAL GROUPS IS RELEVANT TO SOLVE CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS Following the demise of the Suharto Regime in May 1998 in Indonesia, the era of reform (reformasi, 1998-2002) heralded democratization, regional autonomy, and decentralization. In the aftermath of the era of reform, I observe that questions of identity and purpose transform increasingly into a crisis of ethics and values […]

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Curricular Draft: Training Program on Indonesian Hinduism

As our pilot project is still in its infancy, a lot of nonadministrative and organizational logistics have to be completed. We spend two amazing weeks with structuring our curriculum in early November 2012 and have now decided on its final structure and the lecturers. We found that we should develop our project into online education modules, or an study online program to […]


New strategic culture for peace and a green world

New strategic cultural for peace and green world by Alix Landmann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at wiwitan.org. It seems conflict over power and resources, inequality, and poverty are the predominant reality. Peace, or the process of adjustment between interests, capabilities, and wills of individuals and […]


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In Retrospect – Training Program on Indonesian Hinduism

From February 24, 2013 until March 8, 2013 the first ever organized Training Program on Indonesian Hinduism has convened satisfactorily. The six participation have been: Dr Leonard C. Epafras (Indonesia), Julia Linder (Germany), Alberto Leon (Mexico), Dr Krishnamurti (Malaysia), Prof Yolotl Gonzales de Torres (Mexico) and Dr Michel Picard (France). The Post shows our opening event at puri kesiman […]


Warga Baduy Minta Sunda Wiwitan Tercantum di KTP

Baduy by Bantenesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at www.bantenesia.com. Second picture by Alix Landmann. Ahad, 29 April 2012 13:39 SERANG – Suku adat Baduy yang tingal di pedalaman Kabupaten Lebak Banten, meminta kepercayaan atau agama mereka yakni Sunda Wiwitan tetap dicantumkan dalam Kartu Tanda Penduduk (KTP). […]


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Mensos Kunjungi Kampung Cikeusik di Baduy Dalam 1

Baduy by Bantenesia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.bantenesia.com. Baduy (12/10), Bantenesia – Menteri Sosial RI, Salim Segaf Al Jufri melakukan beberapa kunjungan kerja di wilayah kerja Kabupaten Lebak pada Kamis (11/10). Kunjungan pertama diterima oleh Bupati Lebak Mulyadi Jayabaya. Dengan adanya kunjungan Mensos tersebut Bupati […]