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Cover Of Anastasia by Vlamir Megre

The Kin Domain is presented in Anastasia (book 1) and the Ringing Cedars Series (presently 9 books) written by Vladimir Megre’. 

The series of books presents a unique perspective on history, society, family, education, spirituality and man’s relationship to nature.  It presents some unique solutions to problems that are present throughout the world. Well worth reading.

(The books use the term Man to describe both man and woman, so man will be used herein for simplicity).

A kin-domain essentially means family home, though has far more to it than just being a home.

A Kin Domain Design

Some Kin-Domain Designs

A Kin Domain Design


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The difference between kin-domain and the current “family home” is that the land the kin-domain is based upon would have to be sufficiently large to sustain most food, water and building materials for the family living upon it in perpetuity, generation after generation after generation. The kin-domain is planted in a way that makes it highly productive for food, whilst requiring a minimum of effort.

Although it would take quite an amount of work to establish, as well as many years for the plant and animal systems within the domain to reach equilibrium, some time. If done well this is quite possible, as exemplified by food forests.

Ideally a kin-domain would be free from taxes and owned outright, with hereditary title in perpetuity, the kin-domain being passed on to the next of kin.

A kin-domain would have some or all of the following features

A dam or pond to provide a water supply

Living fences

Trees planted to provide wood for future generation’s buildings and for firewood where needed.


Farm and companion animals

A food forest

Vegetable patch

An area for the cultivation of grains

Many of these aspects can be easily integrated in the one area.

People plant their garden and build their home according to their heart’s desire, in the way they find most pleasing.

A kin-domain is not about spending all day working the land for your next feed, or spending hours grinding grain so you can bake tomorrow’s loaf of bread. It’s about creating a self sustaining system that provides all you need. It’s about working with nature, so that nature will work for you.

In April 2009 kin-domains were being demonstrated in practice by one and a half thousand Russian families! To read more go to:

The official site: or Australia:

In the ‘Ringing Cedars” Dachniks are spoken of. Dachniks loosely equate to a summerhouse. Russian’s were given a plot of land after the division of the Soviet Union as a solution to food shortages. Many Russians work in the city, but cultivate fruits and vegetables on the weekends.  Presently the Dachniks produce over half of Russia’s vegetables and about 90% of their potatoes. The lands were mostly marginal lands and are less then the size of a quarter acre block.

The proportions of land usage in the kin-domain design provides an ideal for sustainable development.

About one third (one Quarter to a half) is to be planted as forest for wood. This can also have fruit and nut trees as week as vines, herbs, berries etc planted amongst it. Partly this acts as animal habitat and partly provides wood for future generations building materials. The area can also provide some grazing for farm animals such as goats, sheep, cattle etc which can be used for milk or wool. About 1-4% is used for dams, as well as for water supply, it can be planted with edible aquatic plants, have fish and crustaceans etc. A large proportion of the remaining area is devoted to the intentional food forest area and the production of grains.  Near the house would be a vegetable patch. Of course both the vegetables and grains could and should be grown within the food forest areas. Bee hives can be placed anywhere within the wood forest, or other areas.

The essential thing is to let yourself be inspired with free and creative thought when planting your garden of eden, and to let yourself be guided by your intuition, passion and the feelings of love and joy.

Working on the basis that some areas of land are more productive than others (due to climate, rainfall and soil quality), some areas may require excess of 2 hectares per family, whilst others may require less than half a hectare per family.