Nyepi Lan Tapa Brata

Dive deep into the heart of Bali, a land pulsating with spiritual resonance, unfolds one of its most sacred days—Nyepi, the Day of Silence. A hallowed celebration marking the New Year in the Saka calendar, it transcends the boundaries of time and beckons us into a realm of profound serenity.

Guided by four ethereal principles—Amati Geni, Amati Karya, Amati Lelungan, and Amati Lelangunan—Nyepi unfolds as a tapestry of spiritual discipline. Amati Geni, the art of extinguishing flames, casts a gentle cloak of darkness, where not a single lamp or spark of electricity pierces the tranquil veil. Amati Karya, the restraint from worldly toils, encourages a collective pause, urging the Balinese Hindu community to turn inward, embracing the transformative power of meditation and silence for a precious day each year.

Amati Lelungan, a symbolic gesture of staying within the confines of our homes, beckons us to journey within ourselves—immersing in introspection and reflection. In harmony, Amati Lelangunan, the prohibition of loud sounds, sets the stage for a symphony of stillness, as the very essence of “Nyepi” emerges from the cocoon of the word “Sepi,” whispering ‘quiet’ in the language of the soul.

 

On this sacred day, the Balinese people weave a tapestry of silence, a resplendent act of communion with the universe. Nature itself speaks in hushed tones, inviting us to harmonize with the rhythmic cadence of our own hearts and minds. As Nyepi unfolds its ethereal beauty, we find ourselves intricately connected with the profound reality nestled within, a quiet revelation that resonates with the very essence of our being.

Nyepi Programs at Maha Hills

Step into the serenity of Nyepi Lan Tapa Brata, a sanctuary designed for those taking their first steps on the journey within. Our retreat welcomes beginners with open arms, offering a tranquil space where simplicity meets profound transformation.

Discover the beauty of gentle yoga practices, a soft embrace for both body and spirit. Within the soothing ambiance, easy meditation techniques unfold like petals, inviting a calm descent into the quietude of the mind. Breathe in the essence of tranquility as we guide you through gentle breathing practices, allowing your vibrations to ascend, and your mind and body to unlock their highest potentials.

Nyepi Lan Tapa Brata is a canvas where simplicity paints a masterpiece of inner peace. Join us in this gentle dance of yoga and meditation retreat, where the whispers of serenity guide you towards the flux of self-discovery. Your journey within begins here, with the harmonious rhythm of breath and the gentle cadence of your heart.

Nyepi Lan Tapa Brata yoga retreat starts on the 10th of March and finished on 12th of March 2024, with activities overview as below:

Date

Time

Activities

10 March 2023

13.00 – 15.00  

Check in and room distribution

 

15.00 – 17.00

Rest, settle down, shower & clean up

 

17.30 – 18.30

Opening Ceremony, Introduction & Agni Hotra*

 

18.30 – 20.00

Dinner

 

20.00 – 07.00

Sleep & Rest

11 March 2023

07.00

Wake up call

(Day of Nyepi)

07.00 – 07.30

Shower & clean up

 

07.30 – 09.00

Pranayama*, Meditation* & Asana* Practice

 

09.00 – 10.30

Breakfast

 

10.30 – 11.30 

Workshop: Yoga Nidra*

 

11.30 – 16.00

Free Time/ Break and Lunch

 

16.00 – 17.00 

Workshop: Trigger Point and Yin Yoga*

 

17.00 – 18.30

Asana* & Meditation* Practice

 

18.30 – 20.00

Dinner

 

20.00 – 22.00

Active Consciousness Meditation*

 

22.00 – 07.00

Sleep & Rest

12 March 2023

07.00

Wake up call

 

07.00 – 07.30

Shower & clean up

 

07.30 – 08.00

Pranayama*, Meditation* & Asana* Practice

 

08.00 – 09.00

Closing Ceremony & Melukat*

 

09.00 – 10.30

Breakfast

 

10.30 – 12.00

Prepare check out

 

12.00

Check out

(*) Notes and details

  • Agni Hotra: Indian tradition fire ceremony which goals to remove obstacle, cleans the negative energy and awaken the passion in the heart. This ceremony helps the process of letting go, in term to create space for new beginnings.
  • Pranayama: Simple breathing technique mainly purposed to help relaxation of the body and the mind.
  • Meditation: Practice of sharpening the awareness through intense focused practice.
  • Asana: Physical practice of yoga which goal to make energy flow within the body, helping the mind to be free from limitation and helps the body to heal in a natural way.
  • Yoga Nidra: Practice of conscious relaxation. As our body is entering deep relaxation, our mind stays alert.
  • Trigger Point & Yin Yoga: Release muscle knots, to create sense of relaxation and relieve discomfort and tension in the body. Leaving the body feeling relaxed.
  • Active Consciousness Meditation: Intense focus meditation towards the master of chakra channels in the body. We will practice awakening these chakras by reciting mantras. This meditation will be done under the stars.
  • Melukat: Balinese tradition of cleansing, using sacred water, following by prayers.

Savor the exquisite culinary experience awaiting you during our yoga retreat program, where every meal is a symphony of plant-based delicacies by Somarasa. This art of “clean eating,” a mindful journey that not only satiates the palate but also facilitates the body’s natural detoxification process.

As each plate is presented with vibrant, plant-powered creations, indulge in the harmonious dance of flavors that nourish not just the body but the soul. Our commitment to plant-based offerings goes beyond cuisine—it’s a celebration of wellness, a feast for the senses that resonates with the healing power of nature.

Quench your thirst with the free flow of coconut water, a refreshing elixir that not only hydrates but also serves as a gentle guide for the body to release toxins. Let the pure essence of coconut water be a symphony of renewal, a melody that accompanies your stay, enhancing the holistic experience of rejuvenation. In every bite and sip, gracefully walk on a journey of nourishment that transcends the ordinary, inviting you to embrace the beauty of clean eating as a gateway to vitality and well-being.

start from USD $235

for 1 person

  • For 1 person with Sharing Room
  • Stay 3 days 2 nights
  • Stay Period 10-12 March 2024
  • Daily Breakfast for 1 person
  • 1 time Lunch during Nyepi day for 1 person
  • 2 times Dinner for 1 person
  • Wellness & Retreat program during your stay including Yoga and Meditation practice

start from USD $429

for Couple (2 persons)

  • Private Room per couple
  • Stay 3 days 2 nights
  • Stay Period 10-12 March 2024
  • Daily Breakfast for 1 person
  • 1 time Lunch during Nyepi day for 1 person
  • 2 times Dinner for 1 person
  • Wellness & Retreat program during your stay including Yoga and Meditation practice