I've opened up a series of nature and magickally sponsored events called gather. Some will take place in nearby parks, some in private residences, others at my home in Glassell Park.
Gather - Circle in the Park
What better way to celebrate a gathering of community than in nature? Gather - Circle in the Park will be a monthly walk and sit in the park. Drawing on the Time and Tides of the season and the weather, referencing the spirit of the land where we stand, Gather will draw up the Spirits of place, the present, and all the magick that can be made of Above, Below, Between.
We are magickal human trees, stretching between the Vault of the Great Above and the wisdom of the ancients in the Great Below. We, I call us, I call us to gather... We are Witches, Edgewalkers, Mystics, Meditators, Seekers, Magick Makers, Pagan, Christian, we are All of It.
I call you to gather in the park with me.
Sunday November 8, 2015, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
Chavez Ravine Arboretum... I've done lots of work here with the Spirit of Place, the Land, with the Lady Los Angeles. From the parking space we will walk to a select gathering spot.
What to bring:
Folding Chair, cushion, blanket, self. Water. Whatever you need for comfort.
Cell phones, pads, electronics are discouraged, and must be turned off. The point of the gather is the place, and each other, not our devices, our electronics.
Unplug with me.
What will we gather?
Magick. Through simple ritual, a ceremony of smoke, and a welcome we will then enter meditation to draw upon Three Rays of Love, Will, and Wisdom... as is the tradition of many others, exploring this trinity of magicks from the three worlds. (If you are interested in more on the Three Rays, please visit "The Three Rays of Witchcraft."
These are guided meditations. There will be an Aspect, a presence to the ritual that will include the evocation of the Spirits of Place, the Spirit of the Subtle Goddess of LA, the Four Directions from a shamanic-magickal tradition, and deity.
You may not have experienced magick, meditation, and place like this before... but if you have you are certainly welcome. This space we Gather will be a place of Magick, Meditation, Witchcraft, and in the presence of the now.
What's to Gather?
- Guided meditation
- Grounding in the now
- Opportunity for journey work in the magickal sense of going out, going in, going down to the place where wisdom rests.
- A specific meditation that is integral to the Three Rays, and offered as a blend of my personal healing and meditation work, and my path of learning as a student in the Temple of Witchcraft.
- Community work in the local, in the energy of this land.
Suggested Donation: $10 dollars, no one turned away for lack of funds.
I have been a practicing pagan for over 20+ years. I have taught meditation, led groups and circles for almost as many. But it's not about me, it's about us. Gather with me in the park and explore a liminal space of magick and meditation. No religion. Judgement. No fussy businesses. Just meditation in the spaces it should be, within, with respect to what is about...
Look for more Gatherings with me, and with the upcoming Temple Los Angeles, which I have founded and is now beginning to root and grow in LA, for the Spirit of LA, in which we live....
Let us Gather...
For future events follow: #GatherTempleLA on Twitter, Facebook, and around the web.
Scott K Smith