Agnihotra on Bali

Bali is a place where much of the ancient ways are still honored and practiced, yet much has also been forgotten, and the westernization of the culture seems to be gaining momentum among the youth here. As Smart Phones and the internet are having a major impact on the culture, the ancient knowledge of the Vedas has also returned and today we are blissfully witnessing a resurgence of interest in Agnihotra by locals and foreign visitors who come to Bali to partake of the beauty and reconnect with nature.

Thanks to the growing body of evidence that Agnihotra and Homa Therapy offer an effective way to mitigate the effects of pollution and harmful radiation, many are taking a closer look and beginning to see past their cultural prejudices to discover their innate affinity for this science based ancient knowledge that we all enjoy and benefit from as we share it throughout our world.

Today, as a result of the many seeds that have been sown, many are coming to embrace the practice of daily Agnihotra and, in particular, the people associated with the NewEarth Nation here on Bali and elsewhere around the world. The NewEarth Nation is actively sharing this knowledge with their community members through as well as Dr. Nancy Ash, Global Director of the NewEarth Institute together with Dr. Ann Ralles, are emphasizing the importance of Agnihotra describing it as seminal to the work of the NewEarth Nation community and, as such, it is now being implemented here on Bali as a part of our organic farming practices. It is also performed daily here at the NewEarth Haven and ClearCafe. Both are highly frequented locations which are very public venues where many are being introduced to Agnihotra for the first time.

The Homa Organic Farm we are creating here on Bali will supply food for the Akasha Restaurant. Other goals and objectives include making available to interested local farmers an example of alternatives to the chemical farming methods currently employed here on the majority of farms. We plan to illustrate and feature the benefits and improved profitability of Homa Organic Farming methods.

Akasha Restaurant is on target to open in the month of June 2016. Another location, in Ubud, named Nectar will also highlight Homa Grown juices and vegi-wraps (which are similar to Spring Rolls) and serve as a conduit and invitation for visiting travelers to further explore the NewEarth Haven home stay options, including a visit to Akasha Restaurant to experience Agnihotra and Homa Therapy. It is our hope that many will be able to assist us with the many tasks and responsibilities on the farm, including Agnihotra and Om Tryambakam Homa schedules.

It truly is a time of great transformation and, as such, it is a time when all things are now possible that only a few years ago were difficult to envision. Our hearts are open and our minds are fertile for Homa Therapy, this ancient solution to modern pollution, to take root and be recognized as the powerful energetic force for restoration of our environment and our health that it truly is.


By Robert Bagnall

(Source:; June 27, 2016;

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