... Retaining the natural, developing Harbin very slowly, and self-restraining development, have helped keep Harbin beautiful, as an expression of integrity of vision of place.
The guest buildings themselves, and Stonefront Lodge, were standing when Ishvara bought the property in 1972. While not built by Heart Consciousness Church, Harbin has made numerous improvements to them (first built in … ) from their initial, run down and dilapidated states in 1972, to make them ongoingly rustic.
So all of this building occurred when Harbin's M.D.s (managing directors), but significantly Harbin residents, especially J.A., in recent years, decided to develop it further, especially by making it beautiful, and collaborating with specific Harbin residents with unique vision and skills. ...
(http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2011/04/sierra-mountain-stone-harbins-guest.html - April 6, 2011)