welcome to the mushWOMB circle
thank you for choosing to sit in our sacred container,
we are honored to serve you
please read through for
prep, ceremony and integration details
& what gifts to bring for the space holders (8)
why journey with mushWOMBS?
for deeper inner exploration: this ancestral medicine can celebrate the range -- from dark to light. so we will share this space together while you illuminate parts of your psyche that have been largely hidden
we journey mushrooms in the evening
and after -- there is food, rest
and extended integration
an important element of your experience is to feel well nourished and well rested, so we ask that you do that leading up to ceremony and we will support that for you while you are here
we'll be centering you in relationship to your family, your environment, the elements, your inner child, your ancestors and the community we sit with
preparing your vessel
It is a crucial part of your safety and preparation of our ceremony. During these days coming into the ceremony, there are ways you can prepare your body, mind and spirit in order to come in with the right harmonics with this medicine.
Augmenting your diet slightly in the days leading up with greatly increase your chance for a full and positive experience.
Beneficial food choices to prepare your body for your journey would include:
-- dark leafy greens
-- bone broths
-- vitamin c rich fruits/ vegetables
-- mineral-rich foods
If possible, avoiding Tyramine-rich foods and well as alcohol, street drugs, pharmaceuticals, excessive refined sugar, heavy cannabis or caffeine can assist you in having a safer and more fulfilling ceremony.
preparing your life
tone and be intentional with your sexual energy, harness the energy within yourself and only share with worthy folks
replace violent/ triggering media and outside influences with introspection and creativity
stay in an intentional space of prayer and meditation as much a possible
WHY ARE YOU COMING?
WHAT INSIGHTS ARE YOU BRINGING?
WHO IS IN YOUR HEART?
WHERE WERE YOU BEFORE HERE?
we encourage you to take the time to write these down and think on them, this will anchor your actions + commitments
your preparation will reveal
how the journey and integration will be
REVIEW THE SONGBOOK AND CARRY A SONG WITH YOU , books will be available at the ceremony
what to bring
cash for your remaining donation, if needed -- there may also be items for sale in the morning
a non-monetary offering or gift for the space holders (there are 8). this is strongly encouraged. the gifts can be something found or handmade but must come from love and appreciation.
reusable water bottle
your favorite blanket or something that helps you feel secure
WARM, comfortable, loose and natural/ light colored clothes
drums, rattles, song journals, or other ceremonial instruments are most welcome
photos/ memorabilia of your ancestors and/or their names on a list for collective altar making
your intentions and prayers for your experience