Ancient, pure and delightful
Practicing meditation twice a day with support and guidance and enjoying a myriad of activities in this beautiful location makes this retreat an opportunity to really nurture yourself and learn new ways to make peace with yourself both inside and out.
Do you wish you had access to your own guidance and wisdom, instead of seeking wisdom from other people? Do you feel the weight of all the “should do’s” in your life? Do you ever get the sense that you are pretending to be someone other than who you really are? If you would like to have a different experience of life then this retreat is for you. Practicing meditation twice a day with support and guidance as to the best styles for YOU and enjoying the right balance of activities in this beautiful location makes this retreat in Bali an opportunity to really nurture yourself and learn new ways to make peace with yourself both inside and out.
At the end of this retreat you will return to your world refreshed and reorganised to a higher state of wellbeing. You will have the skills to be peaceful and balanced back in your world. Meditation is a path to mental peace, emotional comfort, physical ease and spiritual harmony. We can meditate to ease the stress of daily life, manage an illness or life situation or to develop wisdom, intuition and inner knowledge. Maybe you meditate and want to experience more. Perhaps you have never meditated or been ‘successful’ at it but really want to experience its joys.
In this retreat you will be supported to find the meditation styles that suit you. There are many meditation options including:
- Breathing meditations
- Mantra meditations
- Moving meditations
- Clearing meditations
- Chakra meditations
- Sound healing
- Cosmos linking meditations and
- Specific grounding and centering meditations just right for you.
Because of the activities included in the retreat an average level of health and fitness is required.
Your Retreat Leader
Margo Field | Meditation Instructor and Retreat Leader
Margo will lead the group through a wide variety of meditation experiences and provide individual suggestions on which techniques will suit your particular lifestyle and personality. You will finish the retreat feeling replenished at a deep level having experienced the true virtues of meditation. You will also have new skills that will fit any lifestyle.
Interview with Margo
Q: Many people think that meditation is sitting in a lotus position with both eyes closed for a certain length of time. Is that all what is happening during meditation?
A: Meditation can take many forms. There are “moving” meditations like chakra dancing, mantras and chants that can be repeated whilst sitting or walking around as well as mindful awareness – a way of being conscious in daily life that is meditative... Continue reading
All Inclusive Retreat
- 7 days/6 nights of comfortable accommodation
- All inclusive delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners (except one lunch)
- Two included pre booked luxury Spa treatments
- Ayurvedic Chakra Dhara Massage
- Choice of Foot Massage OR a Manicure/Pedicure with polish OR Spa credit
- All meditation instruction - daily morning and evening meditation sessions
- Four yoga classes with a local Balinese yoga instructor
- Powerful rituals and exercises for clearing negativity and realising your new dreams - bringing positive changes to your life
- Agnihotra Purifying Ritual - very special...
- Visit to a Traditional Balinese Healer
- Yoga overlooking the sunrise behind Batur Volcano
- Purification ritual at Tirta Empul temple - a very sacred place
- Guided rice field walk and breakfast at Sari Organic restaurant
- Silence discovery day
- Transportation from/to airport/South Bali
- Optional spa treatments (extra cost)
- Government tax and services
The price is inclusive of everything described above.
|Single||: US$ 2,300|
|Twin||: US$ 1,950|
As a returning guest you will get a $50 gift certificate upon arrival at the retreat.
Early Arrival Package
Get more out of your early arrival by enjoying one of the best fine dining restaurants in Ubud and getting into your yoga practice. Our Early Arrival package is inclusive of:
- one night accommodation (including breakfast)
- a morning yoga class
- Bridging Table dinner at bridges Bali (view menu )
- shuttle service to Ubud town
|Single||: US$ 125|
|Twin||: US$ 95 per person|
Extend Your Stay With Us...
Enjoy your privilege of being our retreat guests by booking an extra night at ONEWORLD retreats Kumara for a special price.
You may wish to enjoy one night prior or after the retreat with this special price below. This is inclusive of breakfast, tax and service.
|Single (per night)||: US$ 95|
|Twin (per night)||: US$ 115|
ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara
The fourteen bedroom holistic retreat is located 1.5 km from the heart of Ubud in Bali. Bordered by a small creek to the west, the eco-friendly retreat is surrounded by jungle and rice fields. The retreat centre offers two swimming pools, dining room, spa and 125 square meter yoga studio open to nature.
Each room is air-conditioned, has its own terrace, mini-bar and bathroom. Comfortable yet unpretentious. For our guests' ultimate serenity, we welcome guests of a minimum age of 14 years.
All your meals are included and most are served at the resort.
Our chefs are experienced and eager to offer you the freshest, most tasteful and healthy meals. From our "table d'hôte" you may choose to eat vegetarian or non vegetarian meals. Just like at a friend's place, there are no menus, yet we make sure to know what you like and dislike!
Meals are served either in the jungle dining room or in the privacy of your own balcony table.
Part of your journey is enjoying the luxury of our skilled therapist's massage treatments. Inclusive in your journey is a two and a half hour Ayurvedic Chakra Dhara Massage. Your other included treatment is a choice of a foot massage, a manicure or pedicure with polish, or a spa credit. Other treatments are available onsite, you may wish to view our spa menu.
Transfer to ONEWORLD retreats at Kumara from the airport or anywhere in South Bali. (Arrival is possible from 2 pm)
Welcome drink and orientation to grounds at your leisure.
16:00 - 18:00 Program Orientation and Introductions
18:00 - 19:00 Dinner
19:00 - 20:00 Program Orientation (continued)
05:30 Wake up bell
06:00 Agnihotra fire ceremony at sunrise
At sunrise we will attend the powerful Agnihotra purification ceremony with BR Indra Udayana in the yoga pavilion. During that ceremony, two pinchfuls of uncooked rice grains, smeared with a few drops of cow’s ghee, are offered into the Fire while two simple Vedic mantras are chanted. The Fire is prepared in a semi-pyramid shaped copper-pot. Agnihotra has many positive effects in addition to balancing the cycle of nature and nourishing human life. It creates pure, clean and medicinal atmosphere.
07:30 substantial breakfast
09:00 - 11:00 Meditation and instruction
14:00 - 16:30 Spa Treatment or healer visit and/or free time
17:00 - 18:00 Yoga stretching or pranayama
06:00 Wake up bell
06:30 - 08:00 Chakra movement meditation and chanting
08:00 Breakfast in your room
09:15 - 10:00 Preparation for silence day (from 10 am) and Group Silence Offering
10:15 Spa Treatment or time for reflection
12:30 Lunch in your room
14:00 Spa Treatment or time for reflection
17:30 Evening Group Meditation
18:00 Dinner in your room
04:30 Wake up bell
05:00 Departure for Gunung Batur
One of Bali's most spectacular volcano.
Driving time +/- 45 minutes
06:00 Arrive at viewpoint for Gunung Batur : Sun Salutation Yoga and Mantra chanting
07:45 Breakfast and breaking of silence
12:30 Lunch at Kumara Sakti
14:00 Spa Treatments or healer visit and/or free time
17:15 Evening SUNSET meditation and Pranayama
06:00 Wake up bell
06:30 Yoga, meditation and chanting
07:45 30 minutes group silent meditation
13:30 - 17:00 Free time for spa treatments or healer visit (this is new)
17:00 - 18:00 Preparation for Tirta Empul
19:00 - 22:00 Purification Ritual at Tirta Empul
After dinner, we will be taking you to Tirta Empul, Bali’s most sacred spring pools for a purification ritual. This mystical place is visited by Balinese from all over the island, a local mangku (priest) will carry out the prayers. At the conclusion of the rituals we will celebrate with a hot drink and delicious sweet snacks.
22:00 Return to hotel
06:30 Wake up bell
07:00 Morning meditation
07:30 - 10:00 Group Walk to Sari Organic for breakfast
This café is part of a permaculture organic fair trade business set in the rice paddies in Ubud. We will take a loop walk that can optionally take you back through Ubud shopping district.
12:30 Lunch downtown or order from Kumara (exclusive)
14:00 Spa Treatments or healer visit and/or free time
17:00 Meditation and I AM offerings
18:00 Cocktails by the pool
19:00 Celebration dinner
07:00 Wake up bell
07:30 - 09:30 Morning Meditation; flower offering; Release ritual and farewell ceremony
09:30 Breakfast and group photos
11:00 Program concludes
Minor program adjustments may be made to accommodate local opportunities.