School History


This was made possible by the collecitve effort of many some of whom are mentioned below. Thanks to all those who stepped forward to make the dream of DEVI School a reality!

General planning

Tom & Nicola Locke, Marcel & Mary Kuhn, Linda St John, Bill & Krasi Downey and Aaron & Erika Rosenthal. Several other volunteers also played a key role earlier in the life of the project: Ruben Huys, Anastasia Dolgikh, Grit Güttler, Mario Bonmanti and Bruno Moya.


Tom Locke (coding, design, writing, editing), Liz Downey (writing, editing), Mary Kuhn (writing, editing), Marcel Kuhn (legal and regulatory information), Nicola Locke (writing), Linda St John (writing), Bill Downey and Ananya Tanttu (photography).


Aaron Rosenthal, Mary Kuhn, Tom Locke, Grit Güttler, Sowjanya Chintalapati, Niraja Ward.

School Building

Marcel Kuhn (planning, building code, permits), Bill Downey, and many more to come once we start the work in earnest!


All the yogis and collectives world-wide who generously donated the funds that were needed to make this happen.

EXPANSION PHASES I and II - 2018-2019

Two additional boarding houses were purchased to accomdate growing numbers of students and staff. A well was drilled and upgrades to the kitchen were made meet the needs of greater numbers. A science lab was built to help fullfill science credits needed to attain a HS Diploma. A meditation hall was built from an existing outdoor building near the dormitories.