Located mostly in Brazil, the Pantanal Reserve is the largest tropical wetlands area in the world. Containing thousands of species of birds, flowers, animals, reptiles, etc it is a thriving center of nature.
Many hermits and monks would go into nature, living hand in hand with the wild in hopes of gaining harmony with the world.
Reconnecting with nature and returning some semblance of balance to a person’s life is the purpose of the nature hermitage.
Many of the lakes in the area (as seen right) hold enormous lily pads , sprouting Lotus from the water and mud like shining jewels. Used as a point of mediation, the experience can be directly related to grounding and centering so that you may bloom beautiful from a world of muck and mire.