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Meditation In Bali - What are the Benefits of Meditation?

Being a ritualistic Hindu culture, meditation plays a large role in the daily life of the Balinese. Meditation comes naturally for the Balinese because from an early age, children are brought to temple ceremonies where they learn to meditate during prayer, sitting below the village priest as he chants mantra and rings his holy bell. Each morning, Balinese villagers perform the household ritual of giving offerings to god. In this ritual they lay down burning incense and woven banana leaf and flower offerings, or cenang, throughout the home & workspace while blessing them in a silent meditation. The generations of meditating people have created a true in-bred serenity for most Balinese. The Balinese are living proof that meditation can create balance and clarity in one's life.

On Balispirit, we include a list of Indonesian Meditation Centers, both Hindu and Buddhist, so that you, too, can enjoy the benefits of this incredible practice when you visit Indonesia.

Children's Meditation Course with S.N.Goenka at Ubud, Bali


Date: November 1, 2015

A one-day course in Anapana meditation for children and teenagers aged 8 to 14 years will be held at the Tecce Home School, not far from Ubud, on Sunday 1 November, from 9am to 4pm.

Anapana is a simple technique of meditation that involves observing the breath to concentrate the mind. Regular practice of Anapana helps young people to: concentrate and remember things better; be more aware and alert; feel more peaceful and relaxed; be more self-confident; and feel more goodwill for others.

There is no charge for this course, all course are funded by donation. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea are provided. Students should bring their own mats and cushions to sit on.

If you would like to register a student for the course, please complete an application form at:
If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to

Esalen® 175 Hour Massage Certification with Ellen Watson at Menjangan – North Bali


Date: October 11 – November 8, 2015

MovingVentures produce a range of workshops, teacher training programs, retreats and more. Our excellent Indonesian team has for many years learnt the art of running a successful program to make world class education as accessible as possible. Esalen® and Touching Essence™ massage and bodywork, SpiritDance SoulSong™ & Aromaflow™ are some of our most popular programs taking place in various stunning locations around Bali.

Contact us & Visit our website for more information at

Silent Seaside Meditation & Yoga Retreat with Sky Akasha and Guest Teachers at Candi Dasa - Bali



Date: December 11-18, 2015

Enjoy Quiet, Joyful days by the Ocean, Yoga at Sunrise & Sunset, Meditate to the sound of the Waves and let yourself Relax totally. All is taken care of.

This is neither a dryly disciplined nor a glossy, mainstream retreat. Expect and receive true, heartfelt depth -all will be honored, respected and taught faithfully from experienced, authentic, teachers who have studied and assimilated Yoga as a way of life.

Sky has taught yoga/meditation retreats and teacher trainings in Europe&Bali for the past 15 years full time. His classes are intuitive and deeply honouring, with a special skill to sense the students' deeper needs he helps you relax into a flow where the yoga can touch and make shifts that last. We will explore various Meditative techniques as well as SamaYoga, a mixture of HathaYoga, QiGong, and KundaliniYoga, spiced with Ayurvedic wisdom and Mantra

"I was blessed to have Sky as my teacher. A rare gem he is, with a heart of gold. I got so much more than expected I'm completely blown away with gratitude" -Cintamani, Australia

Sanna has for 16 years passionately studied Yoga, Meditation, Chanting&Mantra, Vedanta, Sanskrit… Her Lifecoachingskills together with her warm and loving attitude provides reliable support for you in your personal journey.

Daily routine

  • 6-9am Meditation, Yoga & Pranayama
  • 9am Breakfast
  • 11.45-1pm Inspirational talk
  • 1pm Lunch
  • 1-4pm Free-time & Private meetings with Teachers
  • 4-6.30pm Yoga & Meditation
  • 7pm Dinner
  • 8-9pm Evening-activity

Seaside Location near Candi-Dasa

For More information please email or visit our website

BALI SILENT RETREAT - for yoga, meditation and restful contemplation at Penatahan, Batu Karu, Central Bali



Meditation, Yoga, Prayer, and Restful Contemplation – in Silence:

Join others in group programs or develop the "art of nothing" and just eat, sleep, read and repeat. Other interests are the labyrinth-walking-meditation, medicine-herb-garden, jungle-path, walk through our food forest or the rice terrace walk and hot springs nearby. You do what you want to do when you want to do it – in peace and silence.


  • The dining and relaxing lodge of recycled timber and antiques with a spectacular 360 degree view of rice fields and mountains. 
  • Organic live food is fresh daily from garden to table with delectable vegetarian buffets in the morning and afternoon and fresh foods to graze on all day.
  • We're Off the Grid, using solar electricity, water distillation, herb dehydration and rainwater catchment system.

Meditation and Yoga Space and other programs

Breezy and spacious, the Octagon Bale has ironwood decking and an airy tented roof, letting in light even on cloudy days. Daily Programs are all optional - design for yourself.

Accommodations (up to 35 persons)

Rooms range from small private wooden bungalows to snug single rooms to dormitories, all with simple but tasteful touches, down comforters, 100% cotton sheets, kimonos and stunning views.


  • Day Pass is a standard $30
  • Overnights range from $15 - $90


Our garden crew takes pride in growing organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs with love and care, and without chemicals or commercial fertilizers. Our Balinese and Western chefs share their expertise to bring the best flavors of east and west.  


At the base of the holy mountain Batu Karu, (1.25 hours NW of Ubud).

For more information please email
or visit our website at

Tibetan Bells Sound Meditation – with Arun at The Yoga Barn©

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Tibetan Bells Sound Meditation – with Arun In Ubud 8-9:00pm Thursdays at The Yoga Barn©

8-9:00pm Every Thursday - Everyone is very welcome.

I was born in Rome, Italy. From a young age, I traveled globally by myself for personal research, settling in many places like LA, Paris, London, Prague, Bangkok, Tokyo & Sydney. Aboriginal Australia is where I began studies in Music therapy by learning how to play the Didgeridoo with the Meditation of Circular Breathing. This, combined with my studies in Pranic Healing, led me to create a Music Therapy Healing Massage with the Didgeridoo, sound of Mother Earth. I kept traveling in India, Nepal and Tibet where I stayed long time in Pune, at the Osho Multiversity for Meditation.

India is where I became Sannyasan and took the name of Swami Bodhi Arun. It was there where I fell in Love with Tibetan Bells and their Magical Healing Sound. The Vibration and Sound of the bells can transport anyone in meditation with the benefit of Energy Balance. With this, I created a Meditation with Tibetan Bells Sound Healing Massage.

I've been treating individuals with the Sound Massage & have been conducting group Sound Meditation & Yoga Classes with the Healing Sound of the Tibetan Bells and I have always had unbelievable results.

To book at appointment email or call +62 361 970-992

Bali Usada Meditation Foundation & Mr. Merta Ada – In Sanur, Bali

Bali Usada Meditation Foundation and Mr. Merta Ada This Foundation teaches participants a technique called "Meditasi Usada" (Health Meditation), to teach participants to heal themselves and to become healers.

Merta Ada combines his own highly developed healing powers with this ancient knowledge and wisdom, & using modern techniques he guides you to understand more about your body, mind and spirit.

Tel: 0361 289209, Fax: 0361 287726 or or

Meditasi Usada, is open to the general public, regardless of age and religious beliefs.

Buddhist Centers & Groups in Bali

Join the Ubud based weekly Buddhist discussion group, led by Rio Helmi. Sundays afternoons. For more information please "Ask Meg!"

Vihara Buddha Sakyamuni
Jln. Padang Tegal, No 3 Denpasar, Bali

Vihara Dharmayana Dharma Semadi
Jln. Raya Kuta, Kuta Banjar Denpasar, Bali

Vihara Mahavira Graha Denpasar – Bali
Jln. Nusa Kambangan No. 29, Denpasar
Tel: +62 361 226 041, Fax: +62 361 223 312
Tradition: Mahayana

Brahma Vihara
Arama Banjar, Singaraja, 81152

Vihara Dharma Catra
Jln. Bali Nomor 8 Tabanan 82113

For more information on healing yourself through meditation, see:
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