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Listed are the posts for December 2011.

Sponsors: Seminar Participants

When we met Made Widia, he was only 19 years old. I still remember the day, when I used the Holographic Imaging method to help Made deal with his anxiety about this future and his work. Interestingly enough to this day I still recall the image that resulted from our work together that one afternoon […]


Sponsor Caroline Elesaesser for Putu Dharma

When Caroline contacted me to sponsor a child, that same day Putu Dharma Yasa told me in a personal conversation of the troublesome burden to pay for his child’s school uniform and books, a payment that was due again at the beginning of the school year. It seemed like divine coordination to have Caroline offer […]


Sponsors Monique de Laat of Gede Gardener’s

I met Gede Widnyana years ago, when working on the construction of Shambala, His eyes were shining like those of a deer,  gentle, but strong, committed to his work, whatever that was. For months I observed him and discovered a jewel. Since then I asked him to come work as a gardener at Shambala. The […]


Sponsors Gabriella Davalos of Komang Mudasih’s youngest daughter Shanti

SHANTI child of KOMANG MUDASIH and WAYAN Sharing one is a bedroom and living room the mother and father had to send the eldest of the two daughters to live with the grandparents, who are now helping to pay for schooling. Shanti’s father is of Chinese descent, and, although already third-generation Balinese, he’s still ostracized […]


Sponsors Robert & Marion Monden

The father of these two children, Made Arsa, had a very interesting blessing happen in his life: A sponsor from Holland/the Netherlands had found him as a teenager working, carrying fruit, instead of going to school when he was still in his early teenage years. When the friendly Dutch couple asked him why he was […]


Sponsor Robert Monden & Marion Walker

Children of Komang Ayu KADEK Tisy Avirjian the older daughter Komang Ayu had a job in housekeeping when she got pregnant with her 3rd child. She was very much hoping for a  BOY, which she got! In Bali it is essential to have a baby boy, because it is  the boy that takes care of […]


COMPOSTING makes MIRACLES happen

at Shambala we separate the trash into PLASTIC, PAPER and ORGANIC trash and produce our own living GOLD Here in Bondalem we still don’t have any trash pickup service. This is true for most of Bali except in the larger cities. this means that each household somehow has to take care of their own trash. […]


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 […]


Gentle Births heal the Earth

Los Angeles (CNN) — Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year on Sunday night. Through her Yayasan Bumi Sehat health clinics, “Mother Robin,” or “Ibu Robin” as she is called by the locals, offers […]