Archive for September, 2015

In Asia the coconut trees are considered the tree of life. There are many healthy and healing ingredients found in the oil. It is gently processed at below 35 °C, with multiple filtering and without any use of preservatives. It is an ideal health food with many benefits and with a shelf life of over 3 years. It will turn into cream at below 25 °C. Use it on your skin or in your foods and drinks. Our virgin oil contains up to 57% of lauric acid, found in the mother milk enhancing physical health and boosting the immune system. The oil at Jiwa Damai is packaged in glass containers.

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We tried this wonderful recipe at Jiwa Damai with our very own coconut flower and the taste is delicious!

INGREDIENTS:

4 eggs
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/2 banana
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup water

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“During my six weeks of internship with Lagu Damai Foundation while staying at Jiwa Damai permaculture center,  I was working on a psychological self- exploration focusing on personal growth and self-development.

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My personal growth project included five main dimensions: the mental, the emotional, the physical, spiritual and nutrition. Through tools such as the daily HeartSelf-Intelligence meditation, yoga and garden work I was able to explore and experience myself in a very new way. I received excellent guidance and supervision throughout the whole time of my internship. I am deeply satisfied with my internship. I didn’t expect such an in-depth personal growth process. I feel that this internship has been a wonderful opportunity to expand  my horizon on many levels and will be a huge benefit for my future.”, Natalie our intern.

Find out more about our internship program here.

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The meat of coconut ground into a fine flour used for all baking and cooking purposes. No additives, just pure, fresh, coconut meat picked from one of our local trees. It is gluten free, hypoallergenic, and high in fiber and protein. at Jiwa Damai we offer many cooking suggestions on the back of the package.

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This Sunday brought a surprise to Jiwa Damai. Wira’s family came, mother, wife and brother to dedicate and bless the new car. Looking at all the various offerings which they had prepared and brought, it was still considered a small ceremony. The hood of the car was covered with special cloth and decorated with fresh flowers. Goods, fruits and other items were offered to the gods, on the left for the negative energies to leave and on the right for the positive to come in. It was all sprinkled with holy water and supported with incense smell. The lower part of the car was hung with elaborate bamboo creations and will remain on the car.

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We are planning to build the first Earthship inspired structure in Bali, in the beginning of 2016. Jiwa Damai is launching a call to action for all the people who have experience in sustainable building to join as volunteers.

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Our permaculture garden brings joy every day! We discovered that tomatoes and hanging lantern go together very well.  Ow, and just have a look at that fresh salad! We are looking forward to dinner!

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