WHEEL OF THE YEAR

The witches’ year is a celebration of Nature’s cycles: the Sun being reborn at Yule, to come to its full power at Midsummer, and dying at Samhain. The relation of the Sun (the God) to the Earth (the Goddess) is what colours the Sabbats that honour the Equinoxes, the Solstices and the intermediary tipping moments. Moving from a state of fullness, into a process of diminishing. From celebration into observation, moving with the seasons, and connecting our own inner awareness process to that of the Cosmic Mother.

In 2022 LoveLore will host a series of ritual workshops and celebrations, connected to the Wheel of the Year. Every weekend is related to the circular journey of the sun, as celebrated in ancient witchcraft. We honor the Spring and Fall Equinox, Summer and Winter Solstices, and the intermediate moments of preparation and cleansing, of letting go of old habits, and embracing new outlooks. Connecting to the cycle of the year embeds the spiritual practice in an ancient context of cyclical awareness and the connection to nature, the change of the seasons, and the mysteries of death and rebirth that lie hidden under the surface. It also opens our awareness to the practices of the ancestors that lived on the land long before us, and that built the hummus out of which our spiritual awareness arose.

Every weekend is built around one or more central group rituals, but next to that we make time for individual ritual crafting, singing, walking, meditation and other work.

DATES:

4-6/2: Imbolc
18-20/3: Ostara
29/4-1/5: Beltane
17-19/6: Midsummer
29-31/7: Lughnasadh
23-25/9: Mabon
29/10-4/11: Witch camp Samhain
22-24/12: Yule.

PRICE: The whole Wheel of the Year cycle consists of 7 weekends, and we organize also a 1 week Witch Camp for Samhain on another location. Participation in one weekend costs 150 euro, including food and sleeping on a mattress in the studio space. If you want a bed in a (shared) room, you pay 20 euro pppn. If you book for 3 weekends you pay 400 euro, including food. The Samhain week is organized in a different way, and more information will follow soon.

LOCATION: Solwaster, close to Spa

RESERVATIONS: info@themonastery.live