What we're about
Upcoming events (5)
In this three-day retreat, you will explore and develop a committed, daily spiritual practice through receiving three energy transmissions called Karpay. These sacred rites are experienced through ceremony and will help you to gain perspective on your own sacred path in life . With Pampamesayok Don Augustine Machacca Florez and Santos Machacca Apaza, a paqo from the High Andes, Peru. Also supported by Ali Rabjohns and Ewa Demahina, both practitioners from this tradition. The Karpay are called Kinsantin Pacha Karpay: bringing a greater understanding of the three worlds. These are the lower world or Ukhu Pacha, the middle world or Kay pacha and the Upper world or Hanaq Pacha. We will be working with the three main energy centres of the Andean tradition: The belly or Cosco, the heart or Sonqo and the third eye or Kanchis. The Retreat will be online and four hours per day. So 3-7pm on Thursday 6th August, Friday 7th August and Saturday 8th August. Before we receive each Karpay, Don Augustine gives the explanation of each one. This is a beautiful way to “fall” even deeper in-to the Andean energy shifts and understanding with our hearts. By the end of your time, you will have a deeper insight into this authentic shamanic path. You will have plenty of time to deepen your connection with this divine Andean tradition and Mother Earth. These Karpays are steeped with wisdom and are a wonderful experiential way to embody the secrets of the Andean mystical spiritual path first hand. Pampamesayoks source their power and information from the land. The medicine people within the Q’ero nation are known as “paqos,” which means “priest or mystic” in Quechuan, the language of the Inca. Being in the full presence of this ancient wisdom can forever change the way we perceive the world around us. " When Augustine tells his stories the ancestors gather and use him as a clear channel for their words. I love this about him because even when we think we know what we are going to expect, we are always left with a wide open heart at the end". (Ewa DeMahina, Karpay Retreat Facilitator in Sweden 2019). Testimonials for the Karpay retreat 2019 in Sweden. I Joined TariPayPacha in Sweden 2019. It is hard to describe this experience in words.. I will try. Sitting with Don Augustine and Santos.. listening and learning in depth the history of the Inca and Pre- Inca times was both heart opening and gave real insight into their lives. Their songs.. their weavings that are directly connected to Life and other dimensions. Don Augustine is a powerful healer and so is Ewa in her own right. Between them my soul was cleansed and put back together. Receiving the Karpay’s was beyond my words right now but I feel them. I feel taller stronger... I have a deeper understanding, love and gratitude for all I am learning and living. Don Augustine.. Santos.. Ewa and Nadjia.. Thank you all so much for this life changing retreat ST, E. Sussex 2019. For me it was fantastic magic to meet the Andean spiritual tradition. It feels like I've found home, found what I've been looking for. So grateful and happy about the initiations. I feel their energies spin in my body. I feel even more at peace of mind and body. The condor (white) is with me and gives me an even greater understanding of my task in this life. I see even more clearly. Have even more understanding in heart. All knowledge needs to be integrated in my heart, in order to be integrated into life. I feel the connection with Peru, Augustin & Santos & the twelve mountains in my heart. I connect with love and the energy flows. The relationship with my mesa has deepened considerably. We're talking. J - Sweden 2019. Please message Ali to pay £75 for this experience, or if you have any further questions. Ali's paypal link is her email: [masked].
Address: Park Lane Laughton BN8 6BP Come and celebrate the fullness of your creative power for this full moon fire tonight. Details: Bring a warm blanket. Possible offerings for the fire : rosemary sprigs, cinnamon sticks, dried lavender, dried flowers, tobacco, cacao, sage, small wax candles or palo santo. Please bring a song or a poem to share after the fire, also warm clothing and snacks. If you need to sit down, then it's best to bring a blanket or a camping chair for a front row seat!. Please wear suitable footwear for mud. Bring shakers and small hand drums-rattles if you have them. Cost: Suggested donation £ 10 to cover materials, if this is too much then just donate what you can. If raining, please check with Ali by email or mobile ( [masked] /[masked]) where ceremony will be held. Alternative address : Barn Croft, The Street, Rodmell, East Sussex BN7 3HF We will try and have people to guide you nearer to the woods but please print these out and read them very carefully, it will be an adventure!. DIRECTIONS TO LOWER VERT WOODS – NORTHERN ACCESS ALONG VERT LANE 1. Directions – from Lewes and Brighton - essentially you aim for Laughton village (near Ringmer and Lewes) and drive through in an Easterly direction. Go through village past Post Office and then left at the first crossroads into Park Lane. Carry on for c.1 mile past the small industrial estate (if it is on your right) and wooden house on left. Go past the Estate and head up Park Lane for further 1/2 mile to a metal gate-barrier on the right. You’ll see a parking area, some concrete blocks and single lane track off on the right.You'll see Full Moon directions here. The gate will be unlocked though it will look closed.This is Vert Lane. Open the gate and make sure you pull the gate closed behind you. Drive slowly up the track past 2 gates on the right to a third gate and a chip stack. Park here by reversing carefully in close to other vehicles. Don't go straying off on slopes - you might get stuck.. Walk through third gate (directions again) and south down the track. Walk down to the crossroads. Go straight ahead and you’ll see a wooden sticks signpost on the right marking the path to the main camp area. There will be lights showing the way. It's a 10 mins walk and be careful as it will be a little slippy in places. Bring your heart and willingness to connect to the spirit, Nature and our lovely Moon. Children over 7 years old and good doggies on leads are most welcome!
Your very own drum is a special friend who will heal you, take you on breath-taking journeys and share with you a connection within. To birth your own drum is a truly rewarding experience; putting your love, intent and energy into this powerful medicine tool will make a truly special drum for you indeed. In this full day workshop, you will birth your own Shamanic Drum in a day ceremony, honouring the sacredness of this healing tool. The drums are made in the traditional way using lacing cut from the same hide, thus keeping the spirit of the animal within the drum, in a ceremony, honouring the spirits of the animal and the tree. When you have birthed your drum, you will be led on a journey to connect with the spirit of your drum. You can birth a drum of either stag or horse - please let me know at point of paying Participant Deposits which you would like to work with. Source of the Hides The horse and deer hides used on these workshops are all ethically sourced. To read more details, please visit the info page on our website. PAYMENT The cost of the workshop is £350 per person, which includes all materials and instruction. There is a 50% non-refundable deposit required per person (£175.00), to book their spaces on the workshop, no later than 2 months before the date of the workshop. The final balance is due to be paid no later than 2 weeks before the date of the workshop. Please contact Ali directly to book your place: [masked] or[masked], this is to avoid eventbrite fees - as the total proceeds will go to Jonathan Weekes at Heron Drums. Ali is organising the workshop and providing the venue but she isn't facilitating the learning process in any way. Please check out Heron Drums for more info. Snacks and drinks will be provided, please bring your own packed lunch. https://www.herondrums.co.uk/
In honour of the Ancestors and the return to our own light that shines out through the darkness of the winter months. Come and let go of whatever it may be that holds you back from glowing out. Details: Please allow plenty of time to arrive. Bring a warm blanket. Possible offerings for the fire : rosemary sprigs, cinnamon sticks, dried lavender, dried flowers, tobacco, cacao, sage, small wax candles or palo santo. Please bring a song or a poem to share after the fire, also warm clothing and snacks. If you need to sit down, then it's best to bring a blanket or a camping chair for a front row seat!. Please wear suitable footwear for mud. Bring shakers and small hand drums-rattles if you have them. Cost: Suggested donation £ 10 to cover materials, if this is too much then just donate what you can. Please contact Ali by email or mobile ( [masked] /[masked]) with any questions that you may have. Directions from C7 to Newhaven: Turn left by Abergavenny Arms down to the bottom of The Street and park in Monk's House Carpark. Then coming out of the carpark, cross over the street and walk past Briar Cottage on your right. We are the next turning on the right hand side, directly after a white wooden double garage. Bring your heart and willingness to connect to the spirit, Nature and our lovely Moon. Children over 7 years old are welcome! https://goo.gl/maps/2Crtwq67VRv Car Directions from Brighton A27: Take A27 to Lewes Pass Falmer; keep going for at least 10 minutes. Arrive at another large round about with traffic lights – there is a turning for Lewes on the left and the third exit is for Kingston – take that one Travel all the way straight through Kingston (many speed bumps, pub, primary school etc.) until you get to a T – junction at the end with a garden centre straight in front of you. Take right turn along C7 to Rodmell & Newhaven Drive about 3 miles and you will see Rodmell sign posted – pub called Abergavenny Arms on the Left. Take the left turn down the street and follow the road all the way down to the end of the village past Monks House and the school/church. Where it starts to turn into a dirt track at the end – the tarmac road bears left – we are the second bungalow (Barn Croft) on the right on that bit of road after Briar Cottage. If you go past a large property with iron gates – that’s our neighbour and you’ve gone too far. We have 9 solar panels on our roof and space for two cars parking. Car Directions from Eastbourne: Take the A27 from Polegate to Lewes and then follow the directions above through Kingston, turning left on the first exit of the roundabout, rather than the third. Alternatively, take coast road through Seaford and Newhaven, following the one-way system towards Newhaven Town Centre. Instead of turning into town centre, keep in the left hand lane until you’ve passed the right hand turning for the Town Centre. Then, get into the right hand lane as soon as you can or you’ll end up driving towards Brighton! Keep in the right hand lane until you see a sign ahead of you saying Rodmell and Lewes. Travel up this road (C7) for about ten minutes past Piddinghoe, Southease and finally coming into Rodmell where you will see a pub called Abergavenny Arms on the right. Take the right turn down the street and follow the road all the way down to the end of the village past Monks House and the school/church. Where it starts to turn into a dirt track at the end – the tarmac road bears left – we are the second bungalow (Barn Croft) on the right on that bit of road after Briar Cottage. If you go past a large property with iron gates – that’s our neighbour and you’ve gone too far. We have 9 solar panels on our roof and space for two cars parking.