The original dark retreat dome on this property was built by Andrew Durham. The new facility is a hand-made house with a specially-designed ventilation system. Below is an extract. For full and original post, go to the facility website here.
Arpita & Arjuna
We are located on the shores of Lake Atitlan, a crater lake in the Guatemalan highlands that has been called “the most beautiful lake in the world” by Huxley and Humboldt. Tzununa/San Marcos La Laguna are two small Mayan villages next to each other with a laid-back atmosphere and incredible views of the lake’s three volcanoes.
Our darkness retreat is situated outside the village in a quiet house with optimal conditions. The original manager, Andrew Durham built the dome which was remodelled and the presently utilised darkroom was built by and is managed by a number of us at Mahadevi Ashram and Kaivalya Yoga School.
The darkroom facility offers a specially designed ventilation system, a shower and toilet and a double door system for food supply. Continue reading