Sun, 08 Oct|
Fire & Sound
Your Invited to our Monthly "Havan" Traditional Yogic Fire Ceremony releasing the past and invoking your future. Sound healing with Tibetan Bowls, Gong , Chimes, Mantra
Time & Location
08 Oct, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEST
Runaway Bay, 30 Morala Ave, Runaway Bay QLD 4216, Australia
About the event
About The Havan (Fire Ceremony)
A fire ceremony is a ritualistic event that involves the symbolic use of fire for various purposes, such as purification, transformation, healing, and spiritual connection. These ceremonies have been practiced in different cultures and traditions around the world for centuries.
Setting and Preparation:The ceremony is held in a safe and controlled environment. A designated space is chosen where a fire pit or altar is set up. The area around the fire is often cleared and decorated with natural elements, flowers, and other meaningful symbols. Participants gather around the fire, often forming a circle.
Invocation and Intention Setting:The ceremony begins with an invocation or opening prayer. This is a moment to acknowledge any higher power, deities, or spiritual beings that are relevant to the tradition. Participants might also set their intentions for the ceremony—what they hope to release, transform, or receive through the ritual.
Offerings and Symbols:Throughout the ceremony offerings are added to the fire as symbols of each individuals intentions. These offerings can include herbs, flowers, grains, written notes, or other meaningful objects. The act of offering these items to the fire is symbolic of releasing attachments or burdens and inviting positive change.
Purification and Release:Fire is often seen as a purifying element. Participants may take turns stepping up to the fire to release something they wish to let go of—negative emotions, past traumas, or anything that no longer serves them. As they cast their offerings into the fire, it's believed that the flames transform these energies into smoke, carrying them away.
Chants, Mantras, or Prayers:Throughout the ceremony, participants may engage in chants, mantras, or prayers that hold spiritual significance. These vocalizations create a rhythmic and meditative atmosphere, enhancing the overall experience and focusing participants' intentions.
Transformation and Healing:As the fire burns and transforms the offerings, participants may reflect on the process as a metaphor for their own transformation and healing. The fire's energy is believed to assist in catalyzing personal growth and change.
Gratitude and Connection:Towards the end of the ceremony, participants may express gratitude for the experience and the insights gained. The act of coming together as a group, sharing the fire, and supporting each other's intentions fosters a sense of community and connection.
Closing and Benediction:The ceremony is closed with a final prayer, blessing, or benediction, acknowledging the completion of the ritual. Participants might leave the space with a sense of renewal, clarity, and a deeper connection to themselves, each other, and the spiritual forces they invoked.
A fire ceremony, often used in various cultures and spiritual practices, is believed to offer a range of benefits that encompass the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual dimensions of human experience. Here are some potential benefits associated with engaging in a fire ceremony:
- Cleansing and Purification: Fire is commonly seen as a purifying element. Engaging in a fire ceremony is thought to help cleanse negative energy, emotions, and thoughts, leaving participants feeling lighter and more renewed.
- Emotional Release: The act of symbolically offering items into the fire can provide a tangible way to let go of past traumas, regrets, and emotional burdens. This release can lead to emotional healing and a sense of relief.
- Transformation: Fire is a powerful force of transformation, turning one substance into another. Similarly, a fire ceremony can represent a personal transformation, allowing participants to shed old patterns and embrace new aspects of themselves.
- Mindfulness and Focus: Participating in a fire ceremony requires concentration and intention. This focus on the present moment and the ritual itself can enhance mindfulness and reduce stress.
- Symbolic Representation: Fire ceremonies often involve offering specific items, each with its own symbolic meaning. This symbolic representation can help participants connect with their intentions and desires on a deeper level.
- Connection to Nature: Holding a fire ceremony outdoors connects participants with the natural world, grounding them and fostering a sense of harmony and balance.
- Spiritual Connection: Many fire ceremonies are conducted within a spiritual or religious context. Engaging in these ceremonies can deepen one's connection to spiritual beliefs, higher powers, and a sense of the divine.
- Community and Bonding: Fire ceremonies are sometimes performed in groups. This shared experience can create a sense of community and belonging, as participants come together to support and witness each other's journeys.
- Positive Energy and Manifestation: The act of offering positive intentions and desires to the fire is thought to amplify those energies and aid in their manifestation.
- Ritual and Structure: Engaging in a fire ceremony provides a structured way to engage in personal growth and introspection. The ritualistic nature of the ceremony can offer a sense of order and purpose.
- Stress Reduction: The soothing sight and sound of a crackling fire can have a calming effect on the nervous system, reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
- Catharsis: The process of participating in a fire ceremony, especially when combined with chanting, prayers, or mantras, can lead to a sense of emotional release and catharsis.
- Celebration and Gratitude: Fire ceremonies are not always about releasing negativity; they can also be used to celebrate achievements, milestones, and express gratitude for blessings received.
- Cultural and Historical Connection: Engaging in a fire ceremony can provide a sense of connection to cultural heritage and ancient traditions, fostering a deeper appreciation for the wisdom of the past.
- Self-Reflection and Introspection: The meditative and contemplative nature of a fire ceremony can encourage participants to reflect on their lives, their goals, and their paths moving forward.
What to bring
A shawl or jumper, special cushion or bolster,water, a feeling of letting go.
Will there be food?
Homemade Chai and bliss balls , fresh fruit will be supplied.
This Event is non refundable unless cancelled for any reason.