As we prepare for summer what better way to renew our spiritual energy than with ceremonies designed to deepen our connections to the world and energize our journey. Visit Crestone this May for ceremonies with Native American healers and Buddhist monks. You can also celebrate community, art and food at the 14th annual Shumei anniversary.
May 21 – 24 Ceremonies at the Singing Stone
Connect with Native American teachings through the Fuego Sagrado de Itzachilatlan of Colorado(A Native American church). Participate in a pipe ceremony on the 21st at 7pm. Join a Hanbleceya(Vision Quest) in the sweat lodge each day at 12pm, from the 20th-23rd. There will be a potluck afterwards. The Women’s Sacred Circle will be on the 22nd from 5-8pm. There will be an all night Tipi meeting on the 24th.
For information, email Conjurespirits@gmail.com.
May 21 – Riwo Sangcho – The Art of Removing Obstacles
Enjoy a unique Buddhist ceremony meant to remove obstacles in our health and life through healing connections with others. Using cleansing juniper smoke this ceremony is done in the Dzokchen tradition of Bhutan, Sikkim, and Tibet. Riwo Sangcho is translated into Mountain Smoke Offering and will be performed outside the temple at the Yeshe Khorlo temple in Crestone.
May 21, 10-11am. This event is free and visitors are asked to dress appropriately according to the weather forecast. For more information call 719-256-5244 or email Info@yeshekhorlo.org.
May 21 – 22 – Shumei 14th Anniversary Celebration
This two-day event includes Taiko drumming, an art exhibition, sampai, a community lunch, a garden tour, and a tribute to longtime supporter Maurice Strong. The Shumei center promotes spiritual growth through interfaith activities, the practice of natural agriculture, art and cultural events
For more information call 719-256-5284 or visit ShumeiCrestone.org