General Questions

What level of yoga do you teach at Vagabond Temple?

Our classes are accessible for all levels. If you are a beginner, our teachers will help you with assists, adjustments and modifications and if you are more advanced, our teachers will help you progress your practice to new levels. 

Which style of yoga do you teach?

Vinyasa Flow Yoga: fast-paced and dynamic style of yoga that synchronises the breath with a continuous flow of postures.

Traditional Hatha Yoga: yoga based on Iyengar with emphasis on alignment and breathing.

Kundalini Yoga: energetic yoga that involves movement, fast breathing and mantra chanting.

Yin Yoga: slow-paced style of yoga with poses that are held for longer periods of time.

If you want to read more about our teaching click here 

Which style of meditation do you teach?

We teach a variety of different meditation techniques including mindfulness meditation of our breath and body sensations, love and kindness meditation (metta bhavana), active meditation, dance meditation, sound bath and mantras.

If you want to read more about our teaching click here  

Do I need to bring any yoga equipment?

Our yoga hall is equipped with everything you need for the classes. We have yoga mats, straps, blocks, pillows and meditation chairs for those that need more support. You are of course welcome to bring your own equipment and we also have yoga mats available to purchase from our shop.

Are there any suggested reading materials before coming to the retreat?

Yes. Please find a selection of our suggested reading material below. Of course you are encouraged to seek spiritual books that appeal to you.


Mindfulness in Plain English – (Ven. Hnepola Gunaratana)

The Wise Heart – (Jack Kornfield)

The Way of Zen – (Alan Watts)

Zen Mind Beginners Mind – (Shunryu Suzuki)

Where Ever You Go There You Are – (John Kabat-Zinn)

The Miracle Of Mindfulness – (Thich Nhat Hanh)

The Art Of Living Vipassana Meditation – (William Hart)

The Mind – (Yogi Bajan) 

The Search – (Osho)

The Power of Now – (Eckhart Tolle)

Who am I? – (Rammana Maharishi)


Light on Yoga – (B.K.S Iyengar)

Tree of Yoga –(B.K.S Iyengar)

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali – (Georg Feuerstein)

The Bhagavad-Gita – (Stephen Mitchell)

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bhanda – (Satyananada Saraswati)

The Heart Of Yoga – (T.K.V Desikachar)

Hatha Yoga Pradipika – (Svatmarama)

Autobiography Of A Yogi – (Pramahansa Yogananda)

Insight Yoga – (Sara Powers)


Quantum Healing – (Deepak Chopra)

Ayurveda and the Mind – (David Frawley)

The Hygienic System – (Herbert M. Shelton)

You Can Heal Your life – (Louise L.Hay)

Anatomy Of The Spirit – (Caroline Myss)

Hands Of Light – (Barbara Brennan)

Wheels Of Life – (Anodea Judith)

The Biology Of Belief – (Bruce Lipton)

Loving What Is – (Bayron Katie)

Essential Reiki – (Diane Stein)




Detox and Healing

Can I eat on the detox program?

On the detox program we will consume only coconut water, juice, raw food and water according to the needs of the person fasting. A consultation meeting will take place before the detox begins, where a personalized detox fasting program will be determined.

What type of detoxification products do you use?

We do not use any detoxification products as we follow the natural hygiene method, which understands the healing process as completely natural and free from any artificial disturbance. Therefore while undergoing our detoxification program we will consume only coconut water, juice, raw food and water according to the faster’s needs.

For more information on our detox programmes, click here

Accommodation and Facilities

What are the rooms like?

Vagabond Temple offers a variety of accommodation options for different budget range from dorms to shared to private apartments.

Our on-site bungalows and dorms are equipped with comfortable beds, electrical outlets, fans and mosquito netting or insect screens.  We have a selection of bungalows which have an attached bathroom with a hot shower.

Those who are looking for more comfort and luxury, we offer our one-bedroom apartments that are located just a short 2- minutes walk from the center and come equipped with air conditioning, a living room and attached bathroom.

For more information see ‘Accommodation’.

Can I stay somewhere other than Vagabond Temple and still participate in your program?

We have expanded our accommodation options to ensure that there is something that meets everyone’s needs. Living as a part of the community will enhance your experience and deepen your connections. 

For more information see ‘Accommodation

Do you have wifi or Internet access?

We encourage our guests to take time off  from the digital world, however, we do understand that some people need the internet for travel arrangements and to connect with loved ones, therefore Wifi is available in the Prana Lounge. The Wifi will be turned off during class and meal times.

What kind of food do you serve at Vagabond Temple?

We serve 3 vegan Western/Asian meals per day made with fresh local ingredients and a lot of love and energy by our kitchen team. 

What is the weather like in Cambodia?

We have hot, sunny, beautiful weather all throughout the Vagabond Temple season (Nov – April). If you are planning to attend one of our training offerings in October or May, these months generally bring some rain.

Booking And Payment

Do I need to pay a deposit to secure my booking?

Yes. We require a non-refundable online deposit in order to secure your booking. The remaining balance can be paid upon your arrival.

What is the payment policy?

We ask you to pay your bill in cash or by credit card upon arrival.  

If you decide to shorten your stay, we provide 50% refund of your remaining days, excluding the deposit.

For more information see Pricing.

What is the minimum stay at Vagabond Temple?

Retreats range in duration from a minimum of 6 days up through 48 days. Six days is the minimum amount required for guests to fully immerse and garner benefit from the program. Longer durations offered are 13, 20, 27, 34 and 48 days.

What time do I check in and out of the retreat centre?

Check-inCheck-ins occurs on Mondays from 9:30am-3:00pm. If you would like to arrive on a Sunday between 9:00pm-3:00pm so that you are able to enjoy the full day of programming on Monday, we can offer you an extra night of accommodation, free of charge. We especially recommend this option to those who are joining us for a shorter time.

Check-out – We ask all of our guests to clear and check out of their rooms by 9:30am on the Saturday of their departure. You are welcome to leave your bags with us and continue with the program through lunch time (1:00pm-2:00pm).

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, if you decide that you would like to extend your stay while at the centre this is possible availability dependent.

Getting To Cambodia And The Vagabond Temple

How to get to Kep?

Please see our Kep page for information on how to get to here.

What do I need to consider before coming to Cambodia?

If you have a health problem, please ensure that you have discussed it with your doctor and they are aware that you are travelling overseas.  Before leaving your home country we advise you to make a hard and soft copy of your personal documents, including passport, health & travel insurance and emergency contact details.  Keep a copy with you and email one to yourself for safe keeping.

What do I need to consider before coming to the Vagabond Temple?

We ask you to read the Retreat Guidelines carefully. Vagabond Temple is a holistic, spiritual place for transformation and change in a large community setting. We emphasise spiritual growth, physical strength, opening your heart and creating connections.

What should I bring with me to Vagabond Temple?

We advise you to bring comfortable, light clothes, mosquito repellent, a re-usable water bottle, swimsuit and towel for the beach and in the rainy season, an umbrella or a raincoat. You can purchase some of these items from our shop.