ACTION ALERT: Help the Suffering Dolphins in Indonesia

March 11, 2012 by Ric O’Barry, Earth Island Institute By Ric O’Barry Director Dolphin Project Earth Island Institute As unbelievable as it sounds, there are still dolphins being used in traveling circuses in Indonesia.  Our rehabilitation facility, built by my son Lincoln O’Barry and I and designed to release these suffering animals back to their […]

Mantra’s from the Staff of Shambala

This is a beautiful collection of mantras sung by the staff of Shambala Oceanside Retreat and Spa in Bali, Indonesia. Uplifting and joyous voices sing mantras and circle songs from around the world. Added flute and guitar by Ilona Selke and Don Paris. The proceeds from the sale of this CD will go directly to […]

Lilia Cangemi with Ilona Selke in WATERDANCE

Dolphindance with Lilia Cangemi and Ilona Selke at Shambala, in the heat-able Pool Photos by Robert Sannes ABOUT DOLPHINDANCE: LILIA CANGEMI Inspired by Watsu, Waterdance and Healing Dance, a Dolphin Dance Healing individual session starts on the surface of the water and then leads the receiver (upon request) into the mesmerizing world of the underwater […]

Robert Rabbin at Shambala

Robert Rabbin’s Website We have been having the true pleasure of hosting Robert Rabbin, Author of numerous books, at Shambala.  Here are his words: I have been in Shambala, owned and operated by Ilona Selke and Don Paris, for more than a week, and I will remain here in paradise for another two weeks, during […]

Im Himmel auf Erden – Christine Hoef

Christina Hoef verbrachte Weihnachten und Neujahr 2010/2011 in Shambala. Weihnachten/Silvester 2010/2011 verbrachten wir im Shambala Bali, dem Himmel auf Erden. Die Besitzer sind wie Gott und Göttin, die Mitarbeiter alles Engel, die Unterkünfte wie 1001 Nacht, das Essen so köstlich, der Tropengarten mit dem Pool ist ein Traum und bei den Massagen fühlten wir uns wie im Nirvana. An alle vielen […]

Susan Hayward at Shambala

Susie Hayward We have had a number of amazing artists stay at Shambala and Susie was a most amazing person to meet. With 1.3 million copies of her book in print, she had retained a beautiful persona. Unlike some others,  her ego was not at all inflated despite her notoriety. In fact she


We do love our visitors, and truly remember them! Here is Edy, Dewi and Kadek with you!! Your story was amazing, and the light you both radiated so high. When we first sat down and you showed us your electronic violins you are making, I had no idea what consciousness was hidden behind your New […]

Luke at Luke is an exceptional visionary artist, who came to stay at Shambala with his partner Mira, to ensure that Art didn’t turn into just work, and vision didn’t loose its magic, but that they too took time out to replenish their souls, play in the ocean, snorkel, be romantic, and dream of new ideas.

Photo Artist Heath Bennett

Heath Bennett We met Heath Bennett at the KAFE in Ubud in January of 2009. He was sitting outside on the balcony of our favorite Health food restaurant in Ubud on a sunny Sunday morning. He was sitting at our favorite table, but  since we didn’t want to intrude on him, as he was […]

Amoraea Dreamseed Amoraea Dreamseed spend nearly six weeks at Shambala in order to create mystical artwork reflecting higher energy patterns that we can live by. He loved the surroundings of Shambala in order to create his paintings and his imaginative genius flourished here. Many hours were spent in inspirational meditation and subsequent rendering of his visions […]