All Darkness Vanished
When I Saw the Lamp Within My Heart
welcome to Sky Cave Retreats
SOFTEN - SOFTEN - SOFTEN
Deepen into true nature.
Resting in all that is.
A SANCTUARY IN THE
OFFERING DARK RETREATS
Nestled in the Cascade-Siskiyou Wilderness in Ashland, Oregon.
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
mountain spring water
sauna & cold plunge/creek (seasonal)
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
RELAX INTO THE RHYTHM OF THE DARK.
THE JOURNEY OF
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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
TO WELCOME YOU INTO OUR VAST & WILD SANCTUARY
TO PARTAKE IN THE MANY BLESSINGS THIS LAND HAS TO OFFER.
" The endurance of darkness
is the preparation for great light."
- St John of the Cross