The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.
- John Muir
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.
- Gary Snyder
Below are photos from:
"Meditating in the Desert, Moab, Utah"
"Meditating with the Ocean, Lost Coast, CA"
"Meditating in the Mountains, Sierra Nevada Mts., CA"
"MEDITATING WITH THE DESERT" Retreat 2008, near Moab, Utah
Tipi, outdoor eating area, kitchen yurt
Outdoor eating area
Creek next to site
Outdoor meditation area along side creek
Kitchen yurt and tipis
"MEDITATING WITH THE OCEAN" Retreat 2009, Lost Coast, CA
View north of Lost Coast from Shelter Cove
Beginning the 8-mile hike to Big Flat
Taking a rest on the hike-in.
Sitting by the sea
View of the main house and cooking cottage.
Canyon nearby with trail to ridge
View north from Big Flat
View south from Big Flat
Beginning of hike out back to Shelter Cove
Low tide on the hike
Seals and sea lions
Near end of hike
"MEDITATING IN THE MOUNTAINS" Sierra Nevada Mountains, CA, 2008
Upper Graveyard Lake
Evening Dharma Talk and campfire
Early morning meditation
Jenn, our cook