Jiwa Damai Organic Garden Retreat Center – Bali


The NewEarth University (NEU) School of Socio-Economics & Ecology is honored to be affiliated with Jiwa Damai, founded and directed by Dr. Margret Rueffler, PhD – faculty member of NEU.

Jiwa Damai is a hands-on, socially responsible organic garden and retreat center located amidst lush tropical vegetation in the heart of Bali (20 mins from Ubud), Indonesia. (See affiliation)


Jiwa Damai offers on-site training, courses and workshops, as well as an Internship Program in Bali.  Learn more in this brief video about their unique Internship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeJgoYHbPjQ


Jiwa Damai provides a sanctuary for learning and growth in an idyllic powerful environment where students and visitors alike can re-connect to the life-giving qualities of the earth.

Jiwa Damai gardens are part of the Lagu Damai Foundation, offering social and educational content.  Learn more about the Foundation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=38&v=5T_oPpk7ngM


Jiwa Damai is a meeting place for people from all over the world to find and initiate peace,

to learn from each other and from the land.



For detailed info on upcoming teachings: www.jiwadamai.net





Dr. Margret Rueffler, PhD is the founder of Lagu Damai Bali Foundation and Jiwa Damai agro-permaculture gardens and retreat center.

Margret is an acupuncturist, transpersonal psychologist, therapist and has authored several books translated into several languages.  Dr Rueffler has worked internationally for more than 35 years with PsychoPolitical Action projects, collective traumata, prevention of collective violence and the collective unconscious.  She discovered Permaculture ten years ago and is a permaculture designer and consultant, on the faculty as a senior advisor of the NewEarth University’s School of Socio-Economics & Ecology; and School of Consciousness & Spirituality.



Dr. Margret Rueffler attends opening ceremonies of the NewEarth Festival – Ancient Futures in Bali, Indonesia, April, 2017


Director of the NewEarth University, Dr. Nancy Ash from New Mexico, USA, visits Jiwa Damai in April, 2017




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