A Conference on the Royal Art of Alchemy
Friday February 2nd - Sunday February 4th, 2007
Three Days of Ritual, Music, Magic and Mystery
Greetings to the Friends and Family of the Vegas Vortex!!
What is MYSTERIUM?
An alchemical blend of art, ritual theater, shapeshifting, trance-dance, ceremonial magick, spoken word poetry, invocation, meditation, divination, rites of purification, transformation, illumination and celebration!
You are invited to join our inspired magickal community! Come celebrate with us, and dance, drum, dream, and learn from some of the best teachers in the world of ritual and magic
*Community Feast: Nourish your body, mind and spirit as you reconnect with old friends, and meet new friends!
*CandleDance: A techno-tribal dance extravaganza, featuring live DJs and performance art, hosted by ArchMage Jeff McBride!
*DreamCircle Alchemy: Creating sacred space to explore and empower our dreams and bring them to life!
*Mysterium Ritual Theater: All night, indoor, sacred fire circle, with drumming, dancing, spoken word, chanting and spontaneous ritual offerings!
*Indoor All Night Sacred Fire Circle
*Special Guest Teachers, Presenters, Rituals and Enlightening Playshops. Grow your mind, flex your body and let your spirit soar with ours!
Please click here to Register if you plan to attend Mysterium 2007!
Registration for this event is $75 for the entire weekend. There is a limited number of Work-Study options available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on Work-Study.
$20 per event to attend individual rituals, playshops and experiences.
Friday, February 2nd
~ 6PM: The Feast of Friends potluck share-amony
~ 8PM - Midnight: CandleDance
~ Midnight - Morning: Dreams of Gold An Alchemical Dream Circle Ritual, in which we invite you to share a sacred night of sleeping in a ritual circle, bringing in the dreams and visions of transformation and transmutation. Remember to bring your water, bedding, sleep mat, ear plugs and eye cover.
Saturday, February 3rd
~ 8AM: Dream Sharing, Dream Journaling
~ 8:30AM: Breakfast
~ 11AM - 1PM: Encounters by Night/Encouters by Day with Marthajoy Aft In all traditions, night and day have different meanings. This is also true in kabbalah, (Jewish mysticism). We will explore some mystical teachings about possibilities offered to us by night encounters, where boundaries may be blurred, and by day encounters, when light might clarify vision. Marthajoy Aft, of Practical Spirituality, Brookline, Mass., has been a student of Kabbalah for over forty years and enjoys sharing her explorations.
~ 2PM - 4PM: Shapeshifting Ritual of Transformation facilitated by Robin Sol A discussion/ ritual planning workshop where we will prepare ourselves for a
Shapeshifting Journey that will take place in the Circle that night. During the workshop, we will gather our collective ideas and inspirations in regards to Archetype embodiment so as to co-create a magickal ritual Journey that will invite our tribe to dive in to the creative risk associated with expansion and ecstatic embodiment.
~ 4:30PM - 6:30PM: ATHANOR an alchemical initiation with Spinner, Jeff & Friends Learn how to use the tools of Alchemy to create the world we desire to manifest. We will look at Alchemy as a co-creative partner in life’s great adventure. No previous experience is necessary.
~ 6:30PM - 7:30PM: Dinner on your own or with friends. There are many nearby food options for all price ranges.
~ 7:30PM - 9PM: Community Time with your new friends, or wlak the labyrinth, meditate in the Temple, and prepare yourself for Mysterium.
~ 9PM - Sunday Morning: MYSTERIUM All Night Indoor Sacred Fire Circle Remeber to bring your instruments, inspirations and offerings of music, poetry and mysteries for all of us!
Sunday, February 4th
~ 8AM: Bonjour Bagel Brunch
~ 10AM - 4PM: Community Sharing Workshops Sign up on site if you'd like to share your knowledge...Rest and Rejuvenate, Healing Hands massage share, and Labyrinth walking!
~ 4PM - 6PM: Sacred Cinema A very magical movie for your entertainment and illumination.
~ 6PM - 9PM: Community Cosmic Chill-out A relaxed evening of deepening our relationships, sharing food, stories and golden moments. Spontaneous performance is welcome...Bring It On! Please bring food to share with friends, drink, laughter and love.
~ 9PM: Closing Circle
Fred and Ariel will be joining us from Rainbow, CA and bring along the Blissville Tea House to delight and energize us throughout the weekend....What will you bring??
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