Baptiste Foundation Sanctuary - Burned

news Dec 18, 2017

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UPDATE: It is with a heavy heart that we announce our beloved space—the Baptiste Sanctuary in Ojai, CA—is among the countless other homes and properties to have succumb to the raging California fires. The structures, bridges and much of the vegetation are completely gone.

The Baptiste Sanctuary (a Baptiste Foundation project) was intended to be a home for Baptiste Yoga; a place to heal the past, create new health, embark on a modern-day vision quest; a place to become attuned to the here and now, and understand that the relationship between self, body and world is an intensely communicative process that’s continually created and recreated.

It is in this moment of immense loss that we are reminded of Shiva's Ring of Fire, which represents the eternal cyclical nature of existence—destruction and creation, death and rebirth. The fire that destroys also purifies and, as the cycle continues, offers rebirth.

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