See beautiful & well researched informative clips & photos…Indonesia, once a Hindu country, still shares influence of Hindu culture; especially from Indian states of Manipur, Odisha & Kerala in the form of –
Yogic Science (Kundalini on which Dance,Yoga & Martial arts in Hinduism are based),
Art (Rasa/Textile weaving/Rangoli/Kolam),
Dance & Dramas (Natya-shastra),
Martial Art ( Kalaripayattu from Kerala & Thangta from Manipur),
Music ( Indian classical Raga or Sangeet-shastra) ,
Eco-friendly & sustainable way of living in harmony with nature,
family traditions & togetherness to live a peaceful & happy life,
Respect to others/Togetherness/Plural society,
Ramayana (Rama & Hanumana ) & Mahabhrata (Krishna & Pandavas) stories ;famous Hindu Historical epics to take inspirations about Dharma & Adharma teachings in daily life.
Watch this well researched documentary to understand Indian (Hindu/Buddhist) influence on Indonesia’s beautiful culture and heritage.
Prambanan, largest Hindu (Vishnu & Shiva) Temple in Indonesia, a UNESCO world Heritage site:
To explore Indonesia more, see my other post:
Bali’s famous Hindu/Buddhist Astrology, Meditation & Healing expert in movie Eat, Pray & Love:
Do you remember a scene at Bali in “Eat , Pray & Love” movie where actress Julia Roberts visits to a Hindu Palm reader. His actual name is Mr. Ketut Liyer, owner of ”Smiling Medition – Bali’s famous strologer/Meditation & Healing practitioner.
Comparison : Hinduism in India & Indonesia
Hindu Classical dance:
Source: “Timescape indonesia” clip, MovieClips user at youtube,