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Next meeting is Lughnasadh - more information in July


Meditation and Healing Circle - every Monday - 8 to 10pm - Bective Mill B & B

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Monday Meditations at Bective, Meath

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click here for Summer Solstice 2016 - photos of our mandala

 

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Solstice lasts for about 5 days...

and over that period Sunrise in Dublin area 04.57 sunset 21.57 (9.57pm).

Actual Solstice moment is 20 June at 23.34

Full Moon is 20 June 12.02 (Dublin time)

(On the June solstice, the sun reaches its northernmost point and the Earth’s North Pole tilts directly towards it, at about 23.4 degrees.)

 

Create with love your journey through life and gratitude to mother earth...


Sunday 19 June 3 to 5pm Bective Mill B & B (outside beside the river Boyne)


Sunday 19 June sunset on Hill of Tara


Monday 20 June 8 to 10pm Bective Mill B & B special Meditation & Healing Circle (inside).

 

 

 

Click here for Bealtaine Sunday 8 May 2016 - Nurturing Abundance

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Click here for Spring Equinox Sun 20th March

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Click here for Imbolg  31 January 2016 - Rise and Shine

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Click here for Winter Solstice 2015 - Without Darkness there can not be Light

Without the darkness we can not appreciate the light. The Newgrange Tri Spiral reminds us of Life, Death and Rebirth as a sacred tridem of existence. This tension of Yin and Yang gives rise to existence in all its myriad forms.  Join us at Newgrange to meditate on this on 20th December at sunrise...... Click for more....  Thanks to Pat for the photos

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Click here for Samhain 31st October 2015 - Clearing a Space for the Wisdom of the Ancestors

 Centring on aligning ourselves with the wisdom of our ancestors

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Click Here for Autumn Equinox - Sun Moon and me

19th September 2015:  Seomra Tara: At Equinox we move away from the summer's freewheeling dominant emotional and physical energies, towards the mental and spiritual realms supported by the study and introspection of winter. Our intention in this gathering will be to acknowledge the seasonal energies, reviewing the past year, then coming to the centre of our being and acknowledging the blessed life we have on earth. 

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Click here for Lughnasadh - A time for Fun and Celebration

1st August  2015 at Teltown House / Teach Tailteann B & B

People celebrate Lughnasadh all over the world, this is the original Lughnasadh site, It was an honour and a privilege to be here with the friendly energies of Lugh.

 

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Click here for Summer Solstice - The Wisdom of the Sunflower

 21st June 2015 Meditating on what Sunflowers have to teach us under the fairy tree on Tara

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Click Here for Bealtaine 2015

1st May 2015 Fourknocks. Bealtaine is strongly connected to the dialogue between the Goddess and the  God and back again, a woman and a man,

the male and female principles within each one of us.  

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Click here for Spring Equinox - Goodbye Darkness my old Friend, until we meet again...

21 March 2015 Dowth megalithic mound & Bective Abbey:

At Dowth we will acknowledge the dark and its gifts, then make our way to Bective Abbey, higher ground, where we will acknowledge the increasing light. We will thank and acknowledge the land that we are on, its constant support, always supporting us with new buds, new life, new hope.

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Click here for Imbolc- Planting the Seeds of our Dreams with the Goddess Danu

 1st Feb 2015, Bective Mill.  The themes of the day were based on the Goddess Danu, Planting the Seeds of our Dreams, the Feminine Energy, Healing and Water

 

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Click here for Winter Solstice - Walking the White Winter Path of Wonder

21st Dec 2015, Seomra Tara: Creation of a labyrinth, lit by the light of candle blessings and positive footstep affirmations, reflecting on the support of the elements to bring us to our goal

 

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In Memory of Eileen Dowdall -     Rest In Peace

We love you  -  We thank you  -  We bless you

 

Eileen


We'll miss her smile,
We'll miss her Scouse accent,
We'll miss her sense of humour,
We'll miss her meditations,
We'll miss her craft workshops,
We'll miss her warmth,
We'll miss her energy,
We'll miss Eileen.

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Labyrinth candle crafted by Eileen for the TRANSITION of the monday meditation from an Tobar to Tara. Eileen would get a kick from the date it was first lit....28th Jan 2013, 3 years to the date she would be buried, 28thJan 2016

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Eileen offering a gift of flowers to the river Blackwater at a Lughnasadh celebration.

In 2012 Eileen wove these baskets for the gifts to St Ciaran's well at the Lughnasadh celebration where we shared an inter-weaving dance.

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Holistic Day 2014 Eileen taught us how to make Tree of Life pendants.  Those present have memories of us all being rather giddy and Eileen being firm but patient as we fumbled to twist our silver wires into trees.

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One still night in "an tobar" Eileen excelled in the meditation on the blossoming heart, pictured right.

 

  

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.
For nothing now can ever come to any good

Auden

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