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Women Who See In The Dark – A Vision Quest

March 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - March 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm


Join Komala Lyra & Araminta Barbour for a 7-day, 6-night womens-only residential retreat on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes in the world – Lake Atitlan, in the Guatemalan highlands, nestled inside a volcanic crater at the delux eco-chic venue Villa Sumaya.

Dive deeper and look inside:

What is there awaiting for you?
What is ready to unfold and manifest?
What is opening and ready to flower?


Darkness meditation, inquiry, celebration, touch, delicious food to inspire and reveal.

Tandava – a meditation practice from the lineage of Kashmeerian Tantra

Ayurveda Body Rituals

The Blood Mysteries

Inner-marriage of masculine & feminine

Claiming, healing and maturing our dark masculine shadow aspect


Your Guides:

Komala Lyra

komalaKomala’s life has been adventurous, living & learning around the planet, sharing Ayurveda-Yoga-Tantra as one path.

She shares the experience of the body as a channel for consciousness, integrating sensuality and sexuality as a natural expression of body-heart-soul.  In a spontaneous and intuitive way, she invites daring to move beyond limitations, touching the space of freedom where love is our nature… Her unique presentations awaken core life force, and activate essential power.

Her gifts embrace refined skills, sharp intuition, clarity, gentleness, and mystical experiential resources. She invites intimacy with ourselves, while igniting awareness in all aspects of relating. Her presence inspires others through dance, touch, healing, aliveness, meditative awareness, and deep silence.

Komala has over 30 years experience offering workshops, retreats and educational programs internationally. She is the creator of Ayurveda Mandala and Ayurveda-Yoga-Tantra programs, has authored several books, faculty with ISTA (International School of Temple Arts) is a professional member of NAMA (National Ayurveda Medical Association, USA),  certified Panchakarma educator by the Ayurveda Institute (Albuquerque, NM, USA), has been part of Osho Multiversity and Mystery School faculty (in India and USA) for over 15 years.

Presently, she is co-creating a retreat place in Alto Paraiso de Goias, at the center of Brazil – her birthplace.

Araminta Barbour:

aramintaFounder of the unique retreat space The Sanctuary in Guatemala where she has lived for 10 years, Araminta is an International Speaker, Coach and Workshop Facilitator. A Certified Red Tent Women’s Guide, Araminta has a Master’s Degree in Indian Religions from the University of London (SOAS), 5+ years experience in the sexual reproductive health non-profit sector and 20 years exploring numerous holistic health modalities and esoteric/wisdom traditions. Faculty and Regional Coodinator for Latin America with ISTA (International School of Temple Arts) Araminta is a speaker at International Consciousness and Sexuality Conferences in the US and Europe and currently collaborates with the Online University of Love and Sexuality and the Institute of Conscious Sensuality in Hawaii.

Araminta’s core passion is the process of radical self-acceptance – the inner marriage of love with power. She is here to support the return of ancient temple wisdom and practices for humanity’s evolution as liberated, heart-centred creators. Araminta offers emotional release guidance, transformational workshops in tantra and conscious intimacy coaching.



Includes tuition, 6 nights shared accommodation in luxurious double rooms with private ensuite bathrooms and delicious buffet vegetarian meals, access to solar hot tub, all ceremonies and sauna.

$1,450 USD International Residents –

$1250 USD – Guatemalan Residents

***$888 USD – 4 spaces for residents of Santa Cruz Lake Atitlan who have thier own accommodation. Includes all tuition & 3 meals per day. Excludes travel to and from venue and accommodation.

***Private rooms may be available for additional investment.

NOTE: Travel to and from the venue is not included but upon registration, support with all  travel planning is provided as well as additional ideas to adventure in Guatemala.



We are in love with the genius creations of Annelis Solis – www.anneliesolis.com featured here.

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March 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
March 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
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Araminta Barbour


Villa Sumaya
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