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Sunder Ashni and participants
Rio Rosario at Pacha Mama
Time of day for performance
History of site and related water issues
Rio Rosario is both a water source and also a revered sacred body of water. A recent discovery of high arsenic levels in the water in Guanacaste is most troubling. The water organization in Costa Rica AyA is looking into solutions for the situation and it seems it will take time to find one as the machinery to remove the arsenic is costly and may not be able to be afforded by some communities.
A ritual of creation which honors the sacred water around and inside of us. This act of creation sent waves of healing vibrations through the water in our cells and on this land.
Directions to site of the performance
The performance will occur at Pacha Mama. PachaMama is about a 6-hour drive from San Jose.
If you wish to come with a car, take the Inter-Americana Highway to the North, in the direction of Liberia. After about 125 km, leave the Inter-Americana in the direction of Nicoya / Santa-Cruz, via the ‘Amistad de Taiwan’ bridge.
From Nicoya you have two possibilities:
Route 1) Via Santa Cruz – 27 de Abril – Playa Lagarto – Marbella – San Juanillo After San Juanillo you will cross 2 bridges and reach a crossroad with a sign to PachaMama and also hotel ‘Luna Azul, turn left and continue about 1 km until you get to the entry sign of PachaMama. Turn left to get to our welcome center.
Route 2) Via Nosara (Sámara direction) – Playa Ostional After Ostional continue till you reach a crossroad with a sign to PachaMama and also hotel ‘Luna Azul, turn right and continue about 1 km until you get to the entry sign of PachaMama. Turn left to get to our welcome center.
Other resources and links
Tragua,Tribunal Latinoamericano del Agua,has information about water and water justice in Costa Rica http://tragua.com/;
Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados: AyA https://www.aya.go.cr/ .