Time is a Gift
Gifts are Meant to be Shared

2019/01/14

It is hard to believe how time goes by so quickly, therefore time is a gift. It was in 2003-2004 that we launched our first retreats, it is in my mind as if that happened a few months ago. Iyan, the team and I have done a lot over the last 15 years and we are delighted to see that our retreats have been enjoyed by thousands of participants and mindful seekers from around the world. ....

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Pathways to deeper experiences

2018/07/13

What seems so simple can sometimes be most difficult, and meditation can be one of those things. The toughest part of meditation is to sit—preferably twice a day—and have undistracted time just for your self. Once you have taken the time and understand that 20 minutes, twice a day, make a significant difference to your....

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Sharing the love for Bali

2017/12/21

  Getting close to the end of the year, we are reminded of love, peace and gratitude. It is a time of reflection, time for introspection, to look back and to look forward. Here, on our beautiful island, the second half of 2017 demonstrated again the unconditional love that is so present in the hearts....

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authentic • magical • inspiring

2017/10/30

These three words symbolise the vision and the state of mind of Oneworld Retreats. This is how we would like your stay with us to be and what we proudly specialise in. We have been leading retreats since 2004 and over 7000 guests have participated and enjoyed the authenticity of the experience. Many have returned two,....

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Oneworld Ayurveda Opens in Bali

2017/07/12

ONEWORLD retreats proudly opens ONEWORLD ayurveda – A Panchakarma Centre situated in the rice terraces north of Ubud. Greetings from Bali, I am experiencing a Panchakarma (PK) of 28 days. And no, I am not doing it in India but in Bali, at our very own Ayurvedic centre, ONEWORLD ayurveda! This has been exactly what I needed – time to detox, to heal....

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Evolution

2017/02/06

  While Socrates, Darwin, Wallace and many other philosophers have a theory about evolution, Chouinard also has his own! Evolution of mankind is one thing, evolution of each individual is distinctive.  In a person’s lifetime, there is personal evolution – how does it work? Our evolution depends on many factors, first the environment we are....

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Travelling with a Purpose

2016/07/24

  Traveling with a purpose rather that just holidaying is usually beneficial and sometimes even life changing. So many times I went on a trip and came back with new ideas and projects in mind and quite often with a different way of looking at things. I guess my real passion for travelling has allowed....

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A love affair with an island…

2016/04/27

Anyone who has spent more than a week in a secluded place on this island has probably fallen in love with its people, culture and amazing natural beauty. Bali is like a diamond on a string of semi and precious stones that make an awesome archipelago of over 17,000 islands. The magic on this island....

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The Unique You

2015/09/03

I giggled when Lia asked me to write about my uniqueness. The subject is great, yet the answer may sound pretentious as I feel I am totally unique! Don’t worry, I am not pretentious because YOU are also absolutely unique! It is interesting to ponder about the subject. Every one of us is distinct and....

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Overcoming Our Fears

2015/05/11

Some say that we are born with only two fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noise. These two fears are in every human’s DNA… Hmmm, then how do human beings end up with so many fears? I suspect that fears are passed on to us as we grow up, by all....

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