Vagabond Temple

Vagabond Temple offers spiritual retreats and strives to share their home, knowledge, and spiritual guidance with people from around the world.

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Instructors 2

Pazit Barak

Pazit is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a life coach and holistic healing therapist specialising in reiki, sound healing, and reflexology. Throughout the years, she has taken part in a variety of Buddhist retreats, while deepening her yoga practice, she became a certified yoga teacher at Yoga Vidya Gurukul in Nasik, India, as well as a Kundalini yoga teacher as taught by yogi Bhajan. Pazit’s experiences and studies in reiki,yoga, meditation and tantra inspired her to develop and build her own dedicated practice.

Yoga Vidya Gurukul in Nasik, India (Yoga)


Kobi is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a nutritional and holistic health counsellor and life coach. A life long student, Kobi has trained with great yoga masters around the world—mostly in India, Thailand and Israel. He has extensive experience and education in varying styles of yoga including Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kundalini, Hatha, Yin and Iyengar. At Vagabond Temple reterat center, Kobi uses his extensive theoretical knowledge complemented with years of practical experience in gently guiding people on their path to self-realization.

Reviews 48

Lyndsey Andersen

from New Zealand, March 2018

"An amazing first retreat"

From the minute you walk into Vagabond you’re welcomed by everyone you come into contact with. All of the teachers are invested in getting to know everyone when they arrive and remembering/ modifying positions when injuries prevent certain asanas.

The food is incredible! After a few days I was missing sugar but had relatively no other cravings when switching to full vegan because 90% of the time you would think there was some sort of animal products to give the dish the creaminess- a week later and I’m still dreaming of the eggplant curry 💔

The accommodation is pretty basic but very homey. Everyone has their own fan and mosquito net and the option for a hot shower is there if you want it.

The classes are well structured and spaced out so you can do your own activities in between in town. The yoga classes are well suited for all abilities and you have the option to push your self or slow down for a breather if needed. I loved that every week had a different focus and throughout the week you gained the strength and openness to try something fun like inversions, arm balances, backbends, etc. Also you did a handful of different types of yoga each week; yin, kundalini, flow, etc.

Lastly, I walked into this retreat not knowing how to meditate and no grasp on the spirituality that yoga stems from. Kobi is very knowledgeable in tackling meditation in a way that all all levels can learn and try on their own.

I had an amazing month at Vagabond temple

Radiana Bratu

from Romania, February 2018

"Amazing journey"

Everything about this retrait is absolutely fantastic. The community is a special one, interesting people, interesting life experiences and a very useful practice anyone can continue back home.

Marina Protopopoff

from Cambodia, May 2018

"Nurturing a peaceful mind within a beautiful community"

Found the space to slow down, experience and build strong fondations into yoga and meditations practices.

Surrounded by amazing scenaries, supported by beautiful souls i developed my inner child and home in my heart. What an incredibly fulfilling time.

Returning next week ;p

Cyndi Kruijer

from Thailand, May 2018


Excellent insightful instructors. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I had 2 massages over the 2 weeks that were just amazing. What I learned was timely and much needed.

It was easy to go for walks to explore Kep and Kampot was a scooter ride away.

Thank you Vagabond!

Cassandra Mcmahon

from Australia, March 2018

"Life changing experience "

The people, the program, the instructors, the love and positivity, everything

Juanita Leighton-ahnau

from Australia, February 2018

"Aboslutely life changing"

The people make this place, and then there's the most delicious food. My experience here helped deepen my yoga practise, and taught me so much more about meditation.

Tash Kenny

from Vietnam, February 2018

"So glad I went "

The best place to go when you really need to recharge, and refocus. Great experience.

Teddi-jo Van Goor

from Indonesia, February 2018

"7 day yoga retreat at Vagabond Temple "

I liked the sense of community everyone seamed to share. The general atmosphere was open and light hearted. I really enjoyed staying in the tree house and had a great bunch of roommates. Also I had an amazing group meditation experience, had my first craniosacral massage, and thoroughly enjoyed the daily dharma talks.

Mélanie Charmillot

from Cambodia, February 2018

"Wahou! I couldn't imagine something better"

I loved the area, full of nature, the cosiness of the common area, the facilities, the people, the shop, the food, the programm ... everything

Catherine Dales

from United Kingdom, February 2018

"A wonderful 6 day stay in a very special place"

Wonderful instructors

Community togetherness and friendliness

The daily program - all elements

The beautiful setting

Paul Thompson

from United Kingdom, January 2018

"Vagabond temple review "

The friendly atmosphere, fantastic instructors,great location, fantastic weather. Good accommodation

Kendall Winchester

from Vietnam, January 2018

In lived the community and the staff members are all amazing. What ever your reason for a retreat vagabond temple is great. You will want to stay longer and never leave!!

Maria Nazarenko

from Malaysia, January 2018

"Amaizing New Year at Vagabond"

Is was a truly magical experience, meeting all the positive and interesting people, going through all the course together, physical and spiritual exercises... program organised in a very interesting way as well as doing all the activities you have some time to rest and relax...was the best decision for me to spend this new year in such a unique way, I will try to come back!

Elaine Pollock

from Australia, January 2018

I loved meeting people from all over the world. I enjoyed the meditation and learning different forms of yoga that I had never tried. I enjoyed the energy and positive vibes that were released from the leaders and participants. I liked the routines and singing the mantras. It was a totally relaxing experience. The music was amazing and the dancing sessions were awesome. I enjoyed eating the vegan food, even though I adore meat, and not drinking alcohol was not as difficult as I thought! My body felt great and I lost a few kg. I've started drinking ginger and lemongrass tea because of the retreat. I've picked up some great recipes and good habits.

Mediha Sahan

from United States, December 2017

"Good but not so perfect as expected"

The kundalini yoga classes are so great. Also the Classes with Kobi are so good and very useful practice tricks, you can learn from him.

Raul Purge

from India, December 2017

"Its truly a life changing experience "

Kobi and Pazit are doing their best to keep this nice loving vibe there. As soon as you get there, u feel good connection with other people. It was hard to leave that place with all these nice people there but i know i find a way back there :)

Sarah Mckay

from United States, December 2017

"Gratitude for Vagabond "

I loved the support that I received from my teachers and healers at Vagabond. The community that they have built has a way of helping you to release and recognize patterns that need to be healed. I felt so supported in such a warm and welcoming way. Everything and everyone was so gentle. The classes were incredibly informative and the teachers were incredibly knowledgeable about what they were teaching. The subjects and classes that were taught, were taught in such a way that it made it fun and easy to learn. With Pazit’s background in theater she helped everyone recognize that they don’t have to be serious all of the time which was great for building confidence. Her strength and dedication to helping people grow is something to be admired. Kobi has a gentle kindness that helps everyone to feel seen and accepted for who they truly are. They make the perfect duo! The main healer at vagabond carries such a presence of love that will help anyone to feel safe enough to let go and heal what needs to be healed. I highly recommend going beyond just the program into the healing sessions with Pazit, Kobi, or Mayan. They will help you in so many ways to unlock little parts of you, you didn’t know you had. Vagabond will change you in the most beautiful and unsuspecting ways!


from Romania, December 2017

"Very good food, but a lot of people"

I liked the food very much, even if I am not a vegan.

The vegetation inside the retreat makes it a relaxing place.

The volunteers are nice and helpful.

It was possible to receive free reiki from people taking the Reiki Level 2 training.

Delaite Kassaye

from Cambodia, June 2017

"Best Choice "

I was pleased and grateful for the instructors and teachers as well as the guests at the temple. It was an eye opening experience.

Rachael Harris

from Thailand, June 2017

"A beautiful place to focus on you. "

A home away from home, a safe place for everyone. I can honestly say that Vagabond temple has helped me to feel as if I am finally able to shape the life that I want to have. I was a wondering traveller in desperate need of somewhere to help me work out what I was doing and why and the temple did so much more than that for me. I now have the skills I need to be able to bring me back when things start to get hard and focus on what is important at that moment in time. I came to the temple with the intention of staying for a week, keeping an open mind and to take on everything I could within that week; the week very quickly became just under a month and I am so happy that I chose to stay for that long.

Coming here whether it be for a week, month, two months you are entering into a safe, secure, happy, magical place where not only will your physical body be pushed but so will your mind. This is what kept me there, constantly learning new things from everyone!

That was the experience- now they have moved to Kep so speaking about the accommodation won't matter greatly but it was really lovely, the house we lived in very easily became a home. The only thing in the retreat I would say could have been improved (for those that stay a bit longer) was the food. Initially it was very nice but after being there for a while you notice it is quite over cooked and with it being a vegan diet, over cooking the vegetables will take all of the nutrients from it which in the long run is not healthy. On the plus side the vagaballs are very scrummy!!

Overall, my experience at Vagabond temple was beautiful, I have made long lasting friendships from all over the world, continue to do my self practice (which I have never done before) and am feeling so much clearer in my mind. Thank you so much for creating a space where our weirdness is accepted and encouraged. It has brightened my life in more ways than one. So much love in my heart.

Jessa Zwart

from Netherlands, May 2018

"Very friendly volunteers "

Rose is a keeper and Sean is the best dj. For me it was very nice that I didn’t have to think about food and felt grateful to have eaten vegan and 3 proper meals a day

Nicole Denker

from Cambodia, May 2018

"Vielen Dank euch allen für diese bereichernde Yoga Woche"

Das ganze Programm, welches hier geboten wird.

Janneke Schmalgemeijer

from Cambodia, April 2018

"groot ressort mooie lokatie"

het ligt naast het Bokor Natuurpark.

Je kunt ook naar de kust lopen maar ik vond Kep niet de moeite waard.

Ik vertrok een dag eerder ivm reisplannen van vrienden en kreeg gemakkelijk 50 procent retour.

Prima bungalow.

Mayssa Evangelista

from France, April 2018

"une bulle de sérennité"

Ce séjour correspondait exactement à mes attentes. La Nature le Yoga la méditation, les rencontres, et les professeurs de qualité qui savent transmettre et partager, en bref tout était au rendez-vous !

Olivia Gardini

from Laos, March 2018

"Semaine sur les chakras"

Toute la semaine à été accès sur les chakras ce qui m'as permis de découvrir plusieurs style de yoga. Les séances dharma m'ont permis d'en apprendre beaucoup.Il y a beaucoup d'échanges entre les participants ce qui est super! Le lieu est vraiment superbe et relaxant.

Anna Wengel

from United States, March 2018

"Yogi‘s paradise"

Vagabond Temple war ganz genau, was ich mir gewünscht habe. Erfahrene, warmherzige und inspirierende Yogalehrer, ein offenherziges Miteinander und ein traumhafter Platz. Vagabond Temple ist ein kleines Paradies.

Jacqueline Scherer

from United States, February 2018

"Le professeur de Reiki Patsi l’ensei était plus que parfait "

La très grande disponibilité, compétence et amabilité des professeurs

et des volontaires

Anita Schuler

from Switzerland, February 2018

Das Programm, der Spirit und die Community waren unschlagbar. Das Essen fein, gut bis sehr gut, oft etwas salzig (was aber angesichts der Hitze auch gut ist). Aber absolut kein Service bei dein einfachen dafür relativ teuren Einzelbungalows ist enttäuschend.

Corinna Lukas

from Australia, May 2017

"Really nice experience!!"

I really liked the yoga lessons and the Dharma-Talks: high quality!! And I liked beeing part of this nice and openminded community. Especially because it does not matter where you are coming from, or how you look like. Everyone seems to be welcome ☺

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Vagabond Temple is a wonderful place to be to experience a community of like minded people from all over the world, some of which will become friends! Various yoga and meditation practices. A truly spiritual vibe with holistic treatments and a place where true transformation or clarity will be gained. The food is very good and staff/volunteers excellent. Thank you Pazit and Kobi for making it possible.



Life transformation complete! Loved my time at Vagabond Temple. Go if you can, stay as long as you can, minimum 7-10 days for true benefit.



You come with your doubts and your questions and you leave just as YOU ARE...Such a beautiful place with benevolent people. It's a place where each comes with its own story and injuries and where each can repair its soul. Thanks Pazit and Kobi for all your love...



This place has something really special. Just walking in you can feel the very positive vibe created by all those amazing people, from teachers, to staff and of course all the other participants. If you're looking for a deep connection to your true self, if you want to learn different meditation and yoga practice and have a healthy life, just let the power of love and light surround you!

a Traveler Lisbon


I stayed at The Vagabond Temple for one week and it was perfect! The atmosphere is unique and very warm and welcoming and makes you feel very safe. The Yoga and Meditation classes are fun and different every day so you don't get bored. It was a wonderful experience that I'll never forget! Thanks to the Vagabond Team!

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