Explore the season from Samhain, traditionally celebrated at the mid-point between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice in both hemispheres, and ends with the beginning of a new season at Winter Solstice (aka Alban Arthur in neo-Druid traditions and as Grianstad an Gheimhridh in Irish).
Samhain marks a new year in the Celtic Wheel of the Year, born from the darkness of Winter, from the womb of Mama Earth. It is a time of visioning and dreaming and co-creating our world as it spirals toward a new year, when you may turn your thoughts to healing, renewing and co-creating in perhaps a different way.
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Join us to celebrate Samhain Season and explore the energies, lore and transitions from Samhain to the Winter Solstice.
What new dream will YOU co-create for the coming year?
We will explore Samhain (Old Irish for "Summer's End", modern Irish for the month of November, pronounced "sow-wen"), its origins, lore and traditions in the Celtic world. And we will explore the season up to Samhain using the framework of the Celtic cosmology of Land, Sea and Sky — which exists in both the physical and spiritual realms — including practices, rituals, craft, deities, animal allies, such as:
- Land (Talam), Middle World: Land holds the magic of our physical world and its energetic counterpart, our Self and all those who inhabit the Earth such as plants, trees herbs and crystals, animals of all kinds. In Land, explore Winter correspondences such as Earth and North, and our animal allies, and create a Cailleach Cairn for your Samhain Release Ritual
- Sea (Muir), Under World: Sea is our magical connections with the Sídhe (the Faerie realms) and others who reside in this realm including ancestors and other spirits. It is a place for journeys (aka imramma), rituals, exploring deities associated with water and the underworld. We will also work with goddesses from other pantheons associated with this time, such as Hekate.
- Sky (Nem), Upper World: Sky holds the medicine of the Sun, Moon and Stars; lunar/solar events, divination, sacred crafts of Air, and deities and allies of the Sky realm, and our connection to Spirit. Explore the energies of An Cailleach as she emerges for Winter, and more.
A new favourite element — Resources for your Practice — is also included in this course.
Join us any time during your Samhain Season!