Oak Canyon Ranch's Lightning in a Bottle festival, the 10-year-old music and wellness festival that takes place on May 24-28 in Silverado, released their full musical lineup last March. And while the festival is a musical experience quite unlike any other, what really sets it apart are its intangibles like the Lucent Temple of Consciousness.
Built out of recycled and found objects and set on a cliff overlooking the whole fest, the Temple is the perfect place to stretch your body and your mind in new ways. Over the weekend it offers over 300 different experiences in yoga, workshops, speakers and exotic world music. Temple organizer Dream gives her thoughts on what people should know about this experience. (Also, full festival lineup after the jump!)
Dream says, "We are at the dawn of new humanity. We are the bringers of the dawn. Thus we are seeking the valuable information that will move us forward in our journey here on earth. Maybe we want to learn about edible forestry, or permaculture. Maybe it's the cosmos that draw our attention, maybe we seek a deeper connection with beings from other galaxies. Maybe we just want to learn how to make raw chocolate, or beer. Whatever your interest, the Lucent Temple is the perfect place to experience the beyond. So join us at the top of the mountain where the sun shines through the trees, a warm breeze fills the air and the awakening of the body and soul is on the menu."
World Temple Music
Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe
Rafe Pearlman & Mahadev
Avari Tantric Sound Journey
Mortar & Pestle
Fabiano do Nasimento & Kana Shimanuki
Rev Michael Beckwith
Barbara Marx Hubbard
"Becoming a Universal Species"
"Awakening into Divine Love"
"Whole Food Medicine Cowboy"
Sean David Morton
"Egyptian Mysticism and Planetary Healing"
Adventurer: Sebastian Copeland
"Antarctica: The Global Warning"
"2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl"
"Channel: Extraterrestrial Intelligence"
"Channel: A collection of higher consciousness Beings"
"Shine Your Light"
"Unified Field Theory and Ancient Temples"
"Healing Ourselves & Our Planet, One Plate at a Time"
"Extraterrestrial contact, Interplanetary Politics, and Galactic Relationships"
"Exile Nation: Drugs, Prisons, Politics and Spirituality"
"The Spirit Molecule"
"Vanishing of the Bees"
"sympathetic nervous system decoded"
Women in Leadership
"Deep conversation with a panel of women about the challenges and powers of creating in"
Council of Elders
"For the first time at LIB we are excited to announce the Council of Elders. A Q&A forum of wise Elders with much to share about the walk on earth," says Dream.
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Joan Stevens "Urban Permaculture"
Gerard Minakawa - "Building with Bamboo"
Amanda Rain "Speaking the Unspeakable"
Jill Ettinger "2012 Did the Mayans Predict a Food Revolution?"
Alexis Neely The Good Lawyer "Step Up & Lead"
Julian Martinez "Microbes, Nutrition, And Edible landscaping"
Mia Maltz "Amazon Mycorenewal Project"
Joan Stevens and Eric Werbalowsky "Decade of Permaculture"
Gemini Fairy "Joyology Living the Inner-Life of Your Dreams"
Krishna Kumara Dasa "Bhagavad Gita in the Modern Age"
Lily Ross and Evan Marc Bartholomew (Bluetech)
Matthew Levitt "Natural Medicine & Healing"
Stardust Magick & Lazer Ray "Damanhur"
John Guettler "The Truth About Sugar"
This year the Temple will also include interactive workshops with over 30 hours of fun including:
Indian Temple Dance
Grow Your Own Spirulina
Make Your Own Beer
Creating Your Own Relationship Paradigms: Beyond Polyamory or Monogamy
Dr. DREAM and the Band of Angels
Ecstatic Breath Journey
Rainwater Harvesting & Greywater Reuse
Camping with Basic Solar
Create a Delicious Herbal Tonic
Edible Forest Hike
Music Production & Performance with Ableton Live
Evolving through Astrology
Divine Playground 3rd Eye Movement and Sound Activation
Lightning Without a Bottle
Aquarius Dawns: The Shamanic Artist and the Rise of the Wounded Healer