Priestess/Priest of Cerridwen
Course Dates & Details 2017/18: Year One
Cauldron Cycle 1 – 28/29 October 2017
Initiatrix – Seeking the cauldron – deep dark womb of the Mother, where we face our shadows, forgive ourselves and others. Learning healthy ways of engaging with destructive patterns, we face the Cauldron of Testing, guarded by the 9 naw morwyn – the original nine maidens, keepers of truth and justice
Cauldron Cycle 2 – 16/17 December 2017
Mam Ysbrydoliaeth – Mother of the Awen/Inspiration. Using the power of breath to cleanse and clear blockages, exploring the power of the mind, of intuition and insight into the hidden realms. Healing with meditation and stillness, mindfulness and silence.
Cauldron Cycle 3 – 27/28 January 2018
Swynwraig – Wise Medicine Woman. Learning about the wisdom of healing with tree & plant spirits, herb lore, the subtle bodies and energy workings. With great knowledge comes great responsibility.
Cauldron Cycle 4 – 17/18 March 2018
O Dan – All things fiery and flaming, fire in our hearts, minds, souls and sacral spaces. Find what fires your imagination. Feel where your cauldron fire burns brightly, where it is subdued. How do we rekindle our Flame of Passion for Creativity and Innovation, Warmth and Belonging?
Cauldron Cycle 5 – 28/29 April 2018
Calon o Gariad – heart companions, soul mates, twin flames, self love, soft touch, gentle connection, heart to heart – soul to soul. The most successful love story of the Welsh myths shows us the path to true balanced supportive relationship.
Cauldron Cycle 6 – 16/17 June 2018
Dewines y LLyn – Water, magical component of our story, life giving elixir, washing us clean, inside and out, washing away pain and sorrow. Cerridwen, ultimate Lady of the Lake, ancient, ever present, rising from the magic Myst of Lake Bala, what are Her gifts for you?
Cauldron Cycle 7 – 21/22 July 2018
Creatrix – Dark Mother, fierce mother of shadow, nurturing mother, a lesson to us all. Learning about the importance of being mothered, of giving and receiving gracefully, of mothering others.
Cauldron Cycle 8 – 31 August to 3 September 2018
Sofran y Tylwyth Teg – Now is the time to take stock. Are we ready to surrender to Her wise counsel and move forward into Her priest-esshood? At the end of the first spiral we retreat beside the beautiful Llyn Tegid, where we meet our Goddess. There you stand proudly before Her with courage, undergoing Her ordeals and declaring yourself as a Sister/Brother of Cerridwen.