Ancient Bali Manuscripts Lesson on Lontar Leaf

Pak Nyoman is one of the local heroes that still preserves an ancient way of lontar manuscript writing, his skill was passed down from his grandfather who is actually a temple priest and has a collection of 90 pieces of lontar books at his house that contain lots of knowledge from healing, astrology, herbal medicine, ritual, spiritual awakening, old chanting, storytelling, and many more. Currently he works in a cultural department in a local government and focuses on helping a Balinese family that wants to protect and preserve the old lontar books from spoiling. Here we will have a chance to learn about how to write on lontar and hear his unique story from some lontar books and see some amazingly beautiful artwork that he’s working on

Highlight Activities :

  • Meet with Pak Nyoman who preserved the old lontar manuscripts of Bali
  • Learn the history and the use of lontar for the Balinese knowledge
  • See some of their amazing artwork
  • See the process and technique of lontar leaf writing using traditional tools
  • Experience learning how to carve your name on a Balinese manuscript on lontar using the traditional way and bring it home

Experience Info :

  • Min – Max: 2 to 20 Pax
  • Commute Time: 80 Minutes From Ubud
  • Start Time and Duration: 9 Am to 12 Pm for 3 Hours
  • Kids Friendly
  • Location: Kerambitan, Tabanan Regency
  • Availability On Request
  • List of Needs: Youth Needs, Family Needs, Clothes, etc

Journey Includes :

  • Experience the High Tea Ceremony
  • Get a Tea Gift
  • Learn How Herbal Tea are Produced
  • Entrance Ticket
  • All Activities, Workshops, And Classes
  • Sarong in several activities
  • Facilitator /Local Guide
  • Documentation
  • Water Gallon Refill
  • Snacks On The Car

Journey Excludes :

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Alcohol
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