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Labyrinth

Rediscovering the Labyrinth as Meditation Practice

Next Gathering: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Facilitator: Dr. Kim Furtado, Naturopathic Doctor
Location: Private home (address will be shared upon registration) Millsboro, Delaware 19966

Half Day Retreat!
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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A labyrinth is not a maze, but a walking meditation device with a single winding path from the edge to the center. There are no dead ends in a labyrinth walk and the same path is used to return to the outside.

A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness. It combines the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path. Labyrinths have long been used as meditation and prayer tools.

For many walkers the labyrinth becomes a metaphor for the journey of life. The journey inward represents the introspection or self-knowledge, and the journey outward represents the call to service, or sharing one’s gifts with the world through acts of service and love. It is a symbol that creates a sacred space and place and takes us out of our ego to "That Which Is Within."

For our workshop, we will explore:

  • The ways in which, like life, a labyrinth is full of twists and turns, whose navigation requires a change in perspective, awareness or direction.
  • How to design a home practice and incorporate the labyrinth into your life.
  • How stress affects our selves, our families and our community, and the gifts a walking meditation provides.
  • Historical uses and applications of labyrinth meditation.

The path symbolizes also that each of us is on a single path through his or her life, and yet each person's journey is a separate and distinct qualitative experience.

$55 per Participant
Lunch Provided