For centuries, initiations were an integral part of the experience of life, and remain so today within many indigenous cultures. But their transformative power and joy have been lost within the haze of modern Western culture.
Today is an experiential introduction to our program to see if you are called to the challenges and the magic that will be offered. If you decide to join us on this journey, the actual program requires a deep commitment of one weekend per month for 5 months (1pm on Saturday to 4pm on Sunday) and then 4 days in August when you will experience the strength and wonders of vision quest in the wilderness.
Here are the dates you must save if you decide to join us: for the journey.
Vision Quest is August 4-7
If you decide to join this year's group of walking stars, you will be asked to think well on your commitment to yourself and the other initiates. Coming to the introduction is imperative for making this decision.
We hope you will honor yourself with the introduction to see if you are called. and only those who make the introduction will be considered for the program.
he cost of the actual program is $150 per month for 5 months and $350 for the final 4 days of your vision quest. The first month is $250 because we ask for a $100 non-refundable deposit towards your vision quest and your committment.
Our introduction is by donation.
Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Pati Turner is the Founder of Tierra Sagrada, The Sacred Earth Foundation and a Biological Anthropologist. 7 years ago she finally listened to the calling which told her it was time to share the incredible gifts she had received through her work of 20 years with indigenous elders, shamans and medicine people from around the globe.
She will be your guide on this journey to your higher self.
Drawing upon tradition and ceremony from a wide range of indigenous cultures, you will delve into the wonders of whom you truly are.
Much more than just rites of passage, you will learn through ceremony and personal work to find your own true calling, and to discover the unique gifts you carry in this life. It is about remembering who you really are, reconnecting to Mother Earth and finding your own immensity within.
Some of the ceremonies and traditions you will experience include:
Reconciliation ceremonies from New Guinea
Practices of the Dagara tribe of Africa
Rituals of gratitude from Chumash and Mayan traditions
Burials: letting go of the past, cleansing yourselves, feeling the oneness with Mother Earth to arise in the wisdom of who you truly are.
Fire ceremony and fire walking
4-day wilderness Vision Quest
All sessions are held on the grounds of the Sacred Earth Sanctuary in the center of Colorado.
We offer this opportunity on an annual basis, for coed, youth, men's and women's groups.
The Sacred Earth Foundation's Women's Initiations Program is fun, intense and transformative. The ceremonies, traditions, songs and prayers from indigenous cultures worldwide fed my soul on the deepest levels. It will lovingly and joyously push you beyond your perceived limitations!
Each month we peeled back layers to reveal our true essence...We learned so much about ourselves, and it was truly a life-changing experience. We forged strong friendships through our experiences together and I have wonderful new friends to laugh and cry with.
I have waited a while to write this because of how deeply the Initiations affected me. I feel as if I have been broken into a thousand pieces, only to find that most of those pieces are not me. No sense trying to put them back together because they never fit anyway. I'm proud that I honored my self enough to go through the Initiations and I'm enjoying finding out who I really am. I offer my sincere thanks to you Pati, you are an inspiration.
Michael, (Manitou Springs)