Establishment of Universitas Hindu Indonesia, came from the desire to build the Hindu Council or hold a dormitory Pangadyayan (College of Religion) as a place to learn the dharma. Desire is contained in a decision that came to be known as the “Charter Campuhan Ubud” and blaze at a meeting called “Dharmacrama” Campuhan located in Ubud, Gianyar, Bali.
Item II Charter Campuhan Ubud which is the starting point or milestone in the establishment of Higher Education Hinduism with the name of “Maha Widya Bawana” or Hindu Dharma Institute (IHD). Universitas Hindu Indonesia can be realized two years later, on October 3, 1963, the day also coincides with Kartika Purnama (Full Sasih to 4). On that historic day is born a Hindu Religious Institutions of Higher Education of the first in this archipelago.
At the beginning of the establishment of IHD menagasuh only two faculties namely Faculty of Religion and culture as well as teacher training and Sciences Faculty Department of Biology Peniddikan. The opening of two faculty in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of growing at the time. Religion and culture are the two aspects are important enough to be preserved and developed so that it will be able to demonstrate their participation in national development arena. While the opening of Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Department of Biology particular meant that the meaning of the Usada (Traditional Medical Science) further excavated and can be disseminated in the community.
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