Join Chuck Pettis on Saturday, June 30 at 10:00 am for a guided tour of Earth Sanctuary (www.earthsanctuary.org). Experience the sacred spaces of the labyrinth, stone circles, dolmen, stupa and medicine wheels. Learn about Earth Sanctuary’s 500-year plan to return its 72 acres to old-growth forest. Try some 60-second calming meditations.
Cost for the 1.5 to 2 hour tour is $14/person. Dress for the weather. Meet at the new parking area at the Earth Sanctuary stupa at 5536 Emil Road. From Highway 525 turn ontoNewman Road, go 0.25 mile and turn right ontoEmil Road. Drive up the hill 0.2 mile and turn left into Earth Sanctuary. (No dogs, please)
Earth Sanctuary is a nature reserve and retreat center located South of Freeland, Wash. on Whidbey Island. Earth Sanctuary is open to visitors every day of the year during daylight hours ($7/visitor fee). Earth Sanctuary features a number of megalithic monuments and sacred spaces designed for meditation and prayer. These sites bring together ancient art forms, a profound connection with nature, and diverse global spiritual traditions. Chuck Pettis can be reached at 360-331-6667 or at email@example.com.