All Darkness Vanished

When I Saw the Lamp Within My Heart

- Kabir

- Kabir

-Kabir

welcome to Sky Cave Retreats

SOFTEN - SOFTEN - SOFTEN

simply exist

Deepen into true nature.

 

 Resting in all that is.

wilderness

A SANCTUARY IN THE

OFFERING DARK RETREATS

Nestled in the Cascade-Siskiyou Wilderness in Ashland, Oregon.

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WHAT WE OFFER YOU

WE HAVE 3 PRIVATE, EARTH-BERMED DARK RETREATS

Inviting you to drink deep. Rest in the fullness of silence, darkness & light.

enfolded in a 100,000+ wild acres

wilderness sanctuary 

safe space

retreat support 

organic food 

mountain spring water 

sauna & cold plunge/creek (seasonal)

EARTH BERMED

retreats

  • Private and off-grid

  • Hot bath, sink & flushing toilet 

  • Soundproof & spacious 300 sq ft room

  • Organic latex mattress 

  • Professionally engineered ventilation & cooling system

  • Radiant wood fired heat

  • Mountain spring water 

  • Organic food 

prepared

BEING

RELAX INTO THE RHYTHM OF THE DARK.

THE JOURNEY OF

others

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Jill

The closest thing I can come up with relating the dark retreat to is being in the process of labor and giving birth to new life.  It of course is not the same, but there are many similarities. The challenge of meeting each intense moment is there. The overwhelming waves are there.  The unfolding mystery is there.  What feels like Grace, is there ...

Ephi

I had an amazing experience in the darkness retreat! My goal going in was to raise my level of awareness, and that it did! I became hyper-aware of how food affects my mind and body, and my thoughts were front-and-center, allowing me to deal with them and move beyond them. I would love to do it again.

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Jess

Initially I was looking for a method of introspection that would allow me to integrate my experiences deeper into my everyday life. I had reached levels of realization through adding substances to my system and following methods but I wanted to find the purest, simplest route possible and this led me to the dark ...

SCIENCE &

tradition

RETREATING IN TOTAL DARKNESS IS A COMMON PRACTICE FOR MANY OF THE ANCIENT SPIRITUAL TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. 

Their dark rooms have appeared in many different forms.  From the pyramids for the ancient Egyptians, to the catacombs for the ancient Romans and the caves for the Kogi Mamos in Columbia along with the lamas, monks, adepts and sincere practitioners throughout India, Tibet, China and other parts of the world.

care of you

WE ARE TAKING

delighted

WE ARE 

TO WELCOME YOU INTO OUR VAST & WILD SANCTUARY​​

 

TO PARTAKE IN THE MANY BLESSINGS THIS LAND HAS TO OFFER.

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" The endurance of darkness

is the preparation for great light."

- St John of the Cross