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WORKSHOP ON MAKING A SACRED DESPACHO

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Friday November 28 at 2.30pm Add to calendar
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Make your prayers and a wish list using natural ingredients back to the elements of the nature in a beautiful, symbolic way with PAUL & NEELAM @ Cosmic Heart Gallery

In the ancient Andean traditions of Peru, a Despacho is a ceremonial offering to Mother Earth (Pachamama) and the Mountain Spirits (Apus). You could perhaps think of it as a focused, formal way to "despatch" or "ship" your prayers off to the powers that be. By expressing love and gratitude we manifest our intentions to attract more of that which we are grateful for.

Sometimes these ceremonies are performed to communicate a specific need: a healing; assistance in a birth; maybe the birth of a new structure, the success of a season’s crop, a marriage, an enterprise... Very often a Despacho is made for right relationship–among individuals, communities, families, or between man and Nature.

The Despacho takes the form of a very beautiful offering bundle. A sequence of items are placed on a flat surface in a mandala-like shape, each representing the dedication of some aspect of life, bringing it back to the wholeness. Each ingredient/ item placed inside the Despatcho is symbolic for example: sugar represents the sweetness in life, the herb sage would represent purification, grains represent abundance & sustenance, sweets represent fertililty…

Learn more about Despacho on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kmhZmkBVtY

The process itself is an opportunity to reflect for all who participate.

EVENT FLOW
» The workshop will begin with creating a sacred space, offering prayers to the seven directions and bathing in the smoke of sage
» Learn how to make a Medicine Bundle (Pachamama Despacho) a bundle of prayers offering gratitude & reverence to our Earth Mother. Make your own personal Despatcho focusing on work, a relationship, a special healing for a loved one, protection, abundance… whichever aspect you would like to manifest with intent
» We shall end the day with a Fire Ceremony where we shall ignite the Despacho for transporting our prayers to Spirit

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Paul Hinsberger is an author, a Shamanic counsellor, public speaker, workshop facilitator and a holistic practitioner from California. He is a Shamanic practitioner, gifted psychic, medium and an intuitive tarot card reader. Highly creative, heart-centred and compassionate, Paul is highly approachable with a “grandfatherly” quality.

Neelam is a Shamanic practitioner, Inner Child therapist, clinical hypnotherapist, past life regression therapist, Reiki master and handwriting analyst. She blends intuitive wisdom with solid understanding, creating a powerful, holistic approach, specializing in the areas of emotional change.

Read more about the facilitators on www.shamanic-vision.net

Date: Friday November 28, 2014 | Timings: 5.30pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Cosmic Heart Gallery Address: G-2a, Cosmic Heart Gallery, New Marine Lines, Mumbai –400020 | Telephone No.: 022 22085926
Energy Exchange : Rs.1800/- This includes the cost of all materials to be offered in the Despacho. You are welcome to carry any items you feel intuitively guided to offer.
Refreshments: Tea/coffee & a light snack will be served Registration required:
Prior registration required at art@cosmicheartgallery.info | neelamnanwani@yahoo.in
or 9821097993 | 9979901933