the Temple is a dynamic two-day
requires shamanic journeying
experience. You should be familiar with upper
and lower world
journeywork and have
established shamanic contacts.
This workshop explores an aspect of
shamanism common to all shamanic peoples but not
often addressed in Neo-shamanic contexts -- our
connection with the Divine. All shamanic peoples
believe in a Divine Being or Beings who created
the world and continue to shape and guide it.
These Beings are concerned for their creation
and are available as shamanic helpers for
healing and maintaining balance of our world.
Bekki developed this workshop for exploring our
connection to Deity under the guidance of the
spirit helpers who are her Divine connections.
For some people this work is entirely new.
For others it is a natural outcome of our work
but one we have not yet explored through
shamanism. Some have encountered specific
Deities as shamanic helpers. Some have been
drawn to them through studies of mythology,
anthropology, religion or other formal or
During these two days we use the shamanic
journey, trance dance and other techniques to
● open a dialog with the Gods
● discover how we can connect more fully with
our spiritual path
● discover how we may be of service to the
divine and all our relations
● discover how this connection may further our
ability to help others through the healing path
● discover what it means to dedicate ourselves
to a path and to a particular face of the
Divine beings are among the most potent of
shamanic helpers, giving us meaningful guidance
and strong support, as well as powerful healing
follow a protocol similar to that of the Circle
Ancestors, involving shamanic journey,
trance dance and
other techniques to open a dialog with the Gods.
examine what it means to dedicate ourselves to a
spiritual path and to
particular face of the Divine. It is our
intention to discover how we
may be of
service and how this connection may further our
ability to help others
divinely inspired shamanic work.
of any creed can use this work to augment their
experience of Spirit.
For a detailed
perspective on this experience see Crow's
article on Drumming
in the Temple.
Advance registration is
required to attend all Church of Earth Healing
classes and workshops. See the Schedule
when and where Drumming in
the Temple is next offered.