It can be instructive and healing to include some acknowledgement of the land and the people who lived there as part of our gatherings. We can learn important things about appropriate ways to act with integrity in our local ecosystems from the indigenous peoples of the land. Who are the indigenous people where you live? What do you know about their history, and how they may be engaged in protecting their land and culture now?
An opportunity to review our Octal Meditation and discussion from the December 2019 Solstice. We talked about gratitude, loss, growth, friendship, community, restoration, regeneration and resilience, with a particular emphasis on the record-breaking heatwaves and fires in Australia.
Thanksgiving can become a celebration of agaya and ubuntu, through the Native American tradition of the "Thanksgiving Address." What are you grateful for? How does this bring us together to abide in ubuntu and agaya?
An opportunity to review our meditation and discussion from November 7th: the Autumn Cross-Quarter, which often includes rituals to remember and honor the dead. We also happened to get a mention on a local radio show this Cross-Quarter.
The autumn cross-quarter often includes rituals to remember and honor the dead, such as Samhain, Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Join Novasutras' Cross-Quarter meditation and conversation Thurs Nov 7th, 2019, 17:00 UTC.