Origin - Casita Black Mesa

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Guests 4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Property Size 800 sq. ft.


This unique hacienda style, desert sanctuary offers guests the much sought after opportunity to
reacquaint themselves with their deep origin of stillness and wholeness. As you rediscover the
miracle of your own inner peace, you will naturally attune yourself with the biorhythms of the
adjacent desert oasis and its various other inhabitants. The transformative power of the high
desert of New Mexico along with the rich cultural and spiritual tradition of this 147 acres parcel
of land adjacent to the original San Juan Pueblo will help all guests melt and unfold as they
reset their nervous system. Anchored by the inspiring and unique Ojo Caliente sandstone
buttes, the sacred history of this land beckons both soulful explorations and high adventure.
Guest will bathe in the expansive skies and may soak in the world renowned geothermal hot
springs of Ojo Caliente, just 10 minutes away. Those seeking to ground and reconnect with
wholeness and healing will marvel at the harbinger of transformation and magic on this property,
a hand-carved cave by world renowned artist Ra Paulette. Just one moment in this awe
inspiring work of art, called Windows of the Earth, will leave a lasting and indelible impression of
beauty and possibility. Ra Paulette’s sacred chamber of transformation expounds the power of
stillness and sound healing potential. The luxurious accommodations, inspired by an old world
Spanish hacienda design, consists of 4 guest “casitas” surrounding a central courtyard and an
adjacent main house with common areas and abundant outdoor dining areas and patios. This
5,700 square foot property provides many different options for those seeking solace or
adventure in this celebrated high county desert playground between Santa Fe and Taos. The
private gated community offers a unique and protected glimpse into some of the most notorious
countryside in the area, known as Georgia O’Keefe country. Deep blue skies, one of a kind
sunsets and serenity prevail as you make yourself at home in this veritable still point,
surrounded by neighboring river valley and towering mesa tops. All will find inspiration, whether
they are intrigued by local petroglyphs, hot springs, hiking, biking, art tours or historic study of
native inhabitants of the valley. Abiquiu Lake calls to outdoor and fishing enthusiasts as does
the nearby Taos Ski Valley. Fine dining and opportunities for art aficionados present themselves
just a short 38 miles south in the City of Santa Fe. Fill up your senses and your spirit with an
enchanted stay at Origin.

                       Casita Black Mesa                         
Casita Black Mesa is for those families who need a bit more room or the discriminating guest who wants more
spacious accommodations, this suite-like room can host four people in elegance and comfort. A
king bed will delight adults while 2 other guests will find a daybed with a trundle offers a
peaceful night’s repose in the quiet of the desert. All will enjoy a large whirlpool tub and shower
in the beautiful and graceful walk in bathing area. Four guests may dine indoors by the fireplace
or outdoors on an large private patio with a bench and hammock for supreme relaxation and
glorious views. The fully functional kitchenette will allow guests to prepare simple meals on a
cooktop with use of a mini refrigerator. Enjoy coffee and tea in the room and a stereo for your
enjoyment. Control the climate with either a ceiling fan or Air Conditioning.

 All guests are welcome to cook in a fully equipped commercial kitchen and commune with other guests for a shared experience of good food and inspiration and company. 
The large space offers abundant prep space, 2 large kitchen dish-washing sinks, a commercial dish washer, and a 6 burner Garland commercial range with griddle and two ovens.  Guests will all have room in a commercial double door refrigerator for groceries purchased and brought on site, and have access to a large ice-maker as well.  Espresso machine and commercial coffee makers are available for those of you who love coffee and dare to be a barrista!  Prepare your own food while you dance around other guests cooking , or get creative and spontaneous and use it as an opportunity to share meal preparation with others for a unique communal meal on one of the gracious patios or dining spaces.  Whether you wish for your meals to be private and seek solitude or you wish to interact with others in a family meal-style prep or dining situation, you will find what you need. 

Casita Black Mesa may be leased individually or with Casita San Juan, Casita Santa Clara, Casita Acoma, and Casa Venado.
Return to your point of origin by entering one of the most stunning and transformative spaces
within Mother Earth herself. World renowned cave artist Ra Paulette has created a one of a
kind initiatory grounds bored into the center of a sandstone butte that will re-acquaint us all with
our psyches and deep sense of connectedness. You will literally feel the grounding as your feet
connect with the sand on the floor of the cave and all your senses take in the glory and wonder
of the hand hewn artistic expression of universal spirit and beauty. Caves have long
represented profound environs of initiation and re-cognition of our deepest and most primal and
seminal selves, our juncture of creation. At Origin, you have the opportunity to meditate, chant,
or experience sound healing in this harbinger of connectedness and metamorphosis. You may
simply wish to enjoy the magnetic allure of this truly inspired artistic sanctuary as a work of art.
The graceful and sweeping sculpted high ceilings of each chamber juxtapose the expansive
views from the 20 foot glass windows. Notice how the natural light steams in to illuminate the
intricate detail and beauty of the natural chairs and benches and altars throughout. Gaze into
the mirrored “pools” to see your true nature. Undoubtedly, you will never forget the experience
of this cave and will leave with a profound and renewed sense of all that is possible, when one
is aligned with inspiration and true creative forces!
All information, photos, and details listed are proprietary property of the Sanctuary's Owner and is not available for distribution.


King Ethan Allen Bed
Sony Stereo CD/IPod with 2 Speakers
1 Salt Lamp
9X13 Oriental Rug
Laboradite Crystal Bowl
1 Leather Daybed with 2 Mattresses
2X3 Canyonlands Print Framed
1 Glass/Iron Round Table
Rory Kenward 2x3 Frame Painting
4 Wood Upholstered Dining Chairs
1 Cherokee Basket
1 Ethan Allen Side Table
Fire Place Bucket & Tools
2 Round Night Stands
3 Table Lamps
1 Chest of Drawers
1 Floor Lamp
2 Upholstered Tub Chairs
1 Gold Framed Beveled Mirror
Convection Cooktop Set
Small Refrigerator with Ice Maker
Dishware & 3 Knife Set
2 Cutting Boards
Assorted Artwork & Pillows
Pottery Barn Clock
Luggage Rack
1 Teak Patio Bench Coffee Maker
Patio Glass/Metal Table
4 Iron Patio Chairs with Cushions
1 Teak Patio End Table


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* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
Season Start End Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Month Min Nights
Holiday Season 201812/15/20181/4/2019 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350  7
Mid Season 201810/1/201812/14/2018 $325 $300 $300 $300 $300 $325 $325  4
High Season 20186/1/20189/30/2018 $325 $300 $300 $300 $300 $325 $325  4
Low Season 20181/5/20185/31/2018 $325 $300 $300 $300 $300 $325 $325  4
Holiday Season 201712/15/20171/4/2018 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350  7
Mid Season 201710/1/201712/14/2017 $325 $300 $300 $300 $300 $325 $325  4


Reviewed: Oct 31, 2015
Everything about Origin 'whispers' relaxation. From the gorgeous sunset views to the hammock and aromatherapy oils in the room, all stress melts away here. The people are extremely friendly and will cater to your needs. They go out of their way to make you feel at home and stay relaxed. The cave is also very amazing, where time seems to stand still. I highly recommend staying here and will always treasure the experience." - Brian M, Hickory Creek, Texas Casita Black Mesa October, 2015


Origin “Windows of the Earth” Sanctuary Visit Policy
Tours are Available by Appointment only on:
Monday 5:30pm
Wednesday 10am
Friday 5:30pm
Saturday 10am and 6pm
Sunday 10 am and 3pm

To Reserve a Tour: (505) 747-2374 or email - [email protected]
Fee: $25.00/person adults, children under 12 free, limited to 10 participants at one time. We consider this a donation that will be solely used for trail maintenance and, maintaining, operating and caring for the sanctuary.
Requirements: A waiver must be signed by all visitors. Everyone should be fit enough to climb the unsteady, steep, railless 1/3 mile trail up to the cave. If your guide determines you are not physically fit enough to make it safely up to and back from the Sanctuary they will ask you to wait in the shade at the main lodge. Please wear sturdy hiking/walking shoes, and bring water, a hat, sunscreen and a feeling of reverence.
Restrooms: There are no facilities up at the Sanctuary. Please use the restrooms in the main lodge before leaving on the tour. Average tour time is 90 minutes.
Photography: Pictures maybe taken outside the Sanctuary. No pictures inside will be permitted.
While visiting the Origin property for a tour of Windows of the Earth Sanctuary, please observe the drug free, alcohol free and smoke free environment. No alcohol and no drugs are permitted on or before the tour.
All information, photos, and details listed are proprietary property of the Sanctuary's Owner and is not available for distribution.
Origin On-Site Phone number: 505-747-2374

Photos provided by Katie Johnson
Watch Ra Paulette Documentary:  http://cavediggerdocumentary.com

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