The Singing Blue Lotus Temple
The pagan temple of the Singing Blue Lotus engages and honors the earth, deities, helping spirits and ancestors. Its mission is to educate and build a community of those who seek to walk the path of a shamanic witch. You will learn about the craft, core shamanic practices and most of all about yourself and the world around you. All of the teachings are experiential and spiritually enrich your life.
The temple welcomes everyone who is interested in growing spiritually and seeking personal empowerment through the old ways. You will find that in order to have a fulfilling spiritual life your mind must be opened and free of judgments, and your heart must be full of love, compassion and gratitude.
The temple is comprised of “The Curious Ones”, “The Seekers”, “The Awakened” and “The Empowered”.
The Curious Ones are those who are not yet initiated temple members. They have heard the calling of the ancients but they have found themselves at a crossroads and they must decide if they will embark on a new spiritual path or if they will just carry on their current one.
The Curious Ones will complete a total 4 lessons which will teach them about pagan religions, the ancient and present roles of a witch and a shaman and what is magic. After their completion they can opt to be initiated into the temple and make the oath of a year and a day, dedicating themselves to the exploration and learning of the old ways.
The Seekers are those who have decided to embark in this new and exciting path and they choose to be initiated into the temple. They are seeking the knowledge and the tools necessary to walk through their spiritual journey with confidence and support. They have made a commitment of a year and a day to explore and learn the basics of shamanic witchcraft and gain a new perspective of one self.
The Seekers will complete a total of 18 classes. They will also experience 2 ceremonies. The first ceremony will be initiating them into the mysteries of the temple and the second will be at once they have completed all of the lessons in which they decide if they are to continue on their path to become Awakened. During this part of their journey they will learn the basics of an earth based tradition, sacred holidays, meditation/journeywork, working with spirit, personal spiritual practices and much more.
The Awakened are those have who found what they were seeking and now they have awakened to a new world. They have made the decision to go further down their path and rededicate themselves to another year and a day. During this time they are able to put into practice the things learned and they are ready to expand their knowledge and explore advanced magical and shamanic practices. As they continue to blossom spiritually, they delve deeper into their own self and are able to see more clearly the areas in which they need to grow, transform and heal.
The Awakened will complete a total of 23 classes and 1 ceremony. During this part of their journey they will learn about the different influences that can affect their lives and magical works. The will explore and learn how to use crystals, herbs, essentials oils and various divination systems. They will experience the power of prayer and chants. They will commence journeywork and establish working relations with their spiritual allies.
The Empowered are those who have awakened and are now empowered in their personal life. They have now become a pillar to the temple community. They are in a place where they can share with others their interests and knowledge. If they feel called to, they can assist or plan gatherings, Esbats and Sabbats. They are mentors who provide spiritual support to those members who are just embarking on their spiritual journey.
The Empowered will complete a total of 23 classes and 1 ceremony. During this part of their journey they will delve deeper into magical practices by exploring different types and finding which ones resonate with them. They will travel to the shamanic worlds and explore all the wisdom and beauty they hold as well as learning to heal themselves and the world around them.
The Priesthood are those who have heard the calling from Spirit to dedicate themselves to further serve their community and temple. They want to be a positive catalyst within the community they reside in (pagan or not) and to bring healing and joy to those around them. Priests have a strong connection with spirits and deities. They are educators at heart who have a deep devotion to their path and have experienced first-hand the wonderful and awe inspiring gifts that spirit brings in to your life.
Those seeking priesthood will complete 12 classes and 1 ceremony. They will be required to write a few essays, work on community service projects and create celebratory rites. As a shamanic priest they will learn to assist the spiritual world, those in transition and learn to perform extractions as well as depossessions.
For more information on the temple please email me at Monica@gypsymoons.com and to know when our events are happening please visit Singing Blue Lotus Events Page
Next Initiation is scheduled to take place during the 4th New Moon of 2017.