About Temple Scarlet

Temple Scarlet is circle of people creating spiritual, consensual, and informative sacred sexuality experiences. Classes and workshops cover topics such as polyamory, sex magick, BDSM, tantra, body positivity, and intimacy in all its forms! Our Temple Scarlet Sacred Sexuality Retreat is a weekend long camping event that takes place every Summer. The retreat has numerous classes and includes relevant vendors, healers, public rituals and evening fires.

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Temple Scarlet is organized and fiscally supported by Scarlet Works, currently registered as an organization desiring exempt status under 501c3 of USIRC in the state of Kansas. The purpose of Scarlet Works is to change sexual culture for the better by providing safe, educational, and intimate spirituality-centered experiences and information to interested communities.

The Tantric Kali Shrine

The Goddess Kali was an honored and powerful force at our 2019 Temple Scarlet Retreat. With the remaining 2019 profits, Temple Scarlet acquired a one of a kind Tantric Kali statue. Though the 2020 Temple Scarlet retreat was suspended, a few of our community members spent the weekend doing the sacred work of assembling and consecrating a shrine. The Tantric Kali shrine is maintained by Temple Scarlet and is located at The Gaea Retreat Center in the area known as Old Way.


The hand carved wooden statue depicting Tantric Kali comes from the Pashupatinat Hindu Temple, the largest temple complex in Nepal. The statue was one of many crafted specifically for the annual Kali festival, during which the statues are ceremonially burned. This statue, however, remained intact and made its way to the Aquarius metaphysical store in KC before being purchased by the Temple Scarlet organization and donated to The Gaea Retreat Center.


Kali is a Hindu Goddess of many faces, and this depiction of her is best known as Tantric Kali. Tantric Kali dances upon her willing consort Shiva, who acts in a grounding and supporting role, allowing Tantric Kali to express her wild and divine power to it's fullest. Kali often acts as a force of great change, clearing a way for better things.

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July 31st August 1st and 2nd

The Gaea Retreat Center

The Temple Scarlet BOD has suspended the annual Temple Scarlet Retreat until a time when the BOD determines that the retreat can be safely offered without risking the health of our community. Ticket refunds will automatically be sent by July 31st or earlier by request. Contact us at templescarlet@gmail.com with requests or questions.

Looking to get involved? Interested in Teaching? Volunteering? Supporting the cause?

contact Katarina Elaine M in person or by email