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Clean shine pool

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Once every four months our great pool get a thorough cleaning at the inside. Here two of our great volunteers are doing the job, and enjoying themselves as well.

Jiwa Damai Garden Spinach

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This is the actual size of our #Permaculture Garden spinach. It was grown with our own #organic compost and with compost tea. Its taste is indescribable.

We, that is the present #Jiwa#Damai team, including our volunteers, arrived late afternoon to visit Nyoman’s compound to celebrate with here her important once in 30 year ceremony. To offer some gifts to the event, we had brought a basket with rice, flower, coffee, cookies and #Jiwa#Damai’ s own #virgin#coconut#IMG_20140816_162732oil.

design course flier

 

What is Permaculture through the Heart? Experiencing Permaculture through the heart presents a unique opportunity to combine the theoretical Permaculture design method with “hands-on” experience, complementing the active physical engagement with the soil with an inner attitude of appreciation and loving alignment with the earth.

This program is the first of its kind, working with the psychological framework of the mind, theoretical Permaculture principles, design and planning, planting, harvesting – all in alignment with the heart. It grounds the intellectual Permaculture approach through allowing a direct connection with the heart, a loving approach to ones Self, the other and the earth with its life-giving Flora and Fauna, to unfold.

For: This course is for all who wish to make a positive and effective change in their own lives and act as a change agent in the lives of others; for farmers, growers, gardeners, teachers, educators, town planners and more.
Facilitators: An international team of Permaculture Design and HeartSelf-IntelligenceTM  specialists will teach and assist through the intellectual and experiential learning process.

Module 1 – Wed 01-Tue 07        Modules 1-3   Wed 01 – Tue 21 Oct 2014

To receive a confirmation of the Permaculture Design Through the Heart completion, participation in all 3 modules is required.

The 3 module Design Course content follows the standards, topics and number of hours laid out by Bill Mollison, the founder of Permaculture. Upon completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion as  a Permaculture designer (72 hours +).

The theoretical and hands on learning is complimented by a daily early morning yoga session and aevening heart meditation. 

For more information visit us at http://jiwadamai.net or call us at +62 (0) 361 898 8384

Indenpence day

Independence day on August 17  is a most celebrated event by young and old. thousands of flags are flowing when driving through the streets. Weeks before the event school children have marched to train for the various parades taking place. This day makes all Indonesians very proud people.IMG_20140817_075930

Wildlife at Jiwa Damai

Here is some of our wildlife at Jiwa Damai, the beautiful Praying mantis, the incredible intricately woven web of the spider and last no least our sacred Temple Snake which resides at #Jiwa Damai. The local priest says that this means a special blessing, since they only reside in Balinese temples. She is truly beautiful and she will look at you and observe you, and then majestically move away at a slow pace. WildlifeImage 1DSCF8464 Here is some of our wildlife at Jiwa Damai. the beautiful Praying mantice, the incredible intricately woven web of the spider and las not least our sacred Temple snake which resides at Jiwa Damai. The local priest says that this means a special blessing, since they only reside in Balinese temples. She is truly beautiful and she will look at you and observe you, and the majestically move away at a slow pace.

Silks

A new art was introduced at Jiwa Damai by our longterm volunteer David. It s a very special art to be able to climb a silken rope or a long piece of silk and then slide down while wrapping the silk around your legs. Miriam and the other girls tried as well. Was fascinating to watch.

 


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Banana pancakes

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Today, our volunteer team, Debra from The US, Robert from the UK, David and Miriam from Spain are having their breakfast in the Jiwa Damai itched, the dining room being closed for painting and repairs. Our kitchen fairy , Made, made some yummy banana pancakes.

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