Agung Rai has served as an extremely valuable Bali Institute advisor since almost the inception of the Quest for Global Healing conferences in 2004. He is the founder and visionary of the award-winning ARMA Museum and Resort, creating a living museum that honors the arts and culture of Bali, recognizing its ancient history and capturing the essence of its spiritual wisdom and beauty. He is considered a Balinese treasure, and one of the most eminent scholars on Balinese history and culture. His ARMA Museum is world renown, and a direct result of his love of the arts, and his deep appreciation of his culture and his people. His philosophy is integral tohis vision and has produced not only beautiful buildings at his museum, but incredible opportunities for artists, Balinese people of all ages, and people from around the world.