Indonesia


Post independence Hindu renaissance in Indonesia

In the previous post, we covered an overview of Indonesia’s ancient and medieval Hindu past as well as how the Hindu kingdoms collapsed and made way for Islamic sultanate. In this…


Indonesia’s Hindu history: Elevator Summary

For a person with interest in history and extent of Hindu Dharma in South East Asia, a visit to Jakarta’s national museum is a must. Every single thing in this…



Indonesia gets its first Hindu state university

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has issued a presidential regulation (Perpres) turning the Hindu Dharma State Institute (IHDN) in Denpasar, Bali into the country’s first Hindu state university. The regulation stated…