Sun, Nov 08|
Malas & Meditation Workshop
A two-part virtual live workshop where as a community we will build and tie a mala while learning about the significant importance of this tremendous tool for mediation and mindfulness.
Time & Location
Nov 08, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:05 PM MST
About the Event
Dates: Sundays, 11/8 & 11/15, 1-2pm MST
Join Cassie Bucksmith and Jess Kos Birney for a two part virtual live workshop where as a community we will build and tie a mala while learning about the significant importance of this tremendous tool for mediation and mindfulness. The workshop will conclude with a completed mala and training on how to care for and use this new beloved piece of your yoga and meditation practice. We will also use our new malas in practice through a powerful japa meditation before sealing our experience.
We have two main ways you can join us:
1. STILL AVAILABLE! You can join the workshop only and procure your own supplies. After registration, we will send you out an email with a list of everything that you need. This is a great way to support your local businesses during this time of need.
2. PRIOR TO 11/1 You can join the workshop and select a variety of mala making kits that our lovely Cassie has put together. Below you will find a description as to each of the malas and their properties:
Bodhi Seed Mala - dried fruit from the native evergreen trees of the area stretching from the Himalayas all the way to Indonesia. The Buddha was believed to be sitting beneath this tree when he became enlightened and the seeds themselves are said to bring one to an alpha state; enhancing connection to the present moment.
Sandalwood Mala - creates a vibration that is cooling & soothing to the energies within. It invokes a clear & positive state of being that makes it an excellent stone to use in meditation. The properties of wood are strong of earth element & therefore invite humility & grounding.
Cedarwood Mala- has long been revered as a sacred wood; the ‘timber of the gods’. It is used in purification rituals and will assist in cleansing your personal space of negativity and allowing you to infuse a sense of sacredness into that which is most important to you.
Elemental Gemstone Malas:
** Metal - associated with birth years in which the last number is 0 or 1; dynamic and electric; this mala contains stones that connect you to the vibrant jewels held within your own existence.
** Water - associated with birth years in which the last number is 2 or 3; soothing and powerful; this mala contains stones to enhance the flow of vital energies as they move through you.
** Wood - associated with birth years in which the last number is 4 or 5; this mala features both gemstones and wood tones and is a talisman for transformation; patience and stability are the foundation of wood energies.
** Fire - associated with birth years in which the last number is 6 or 7; motivation and passion; this mala sets ablaze the inner desires to move towards personal growth and creative endeavors.
** Earth - associated with birth years in which the last number is 8 or 9; this mala contains stones that carry vibrations to balance this element- grounding & uplifting in it’s energies.
For the non-gemstone mala kits, you will also get the opportunity to select the color of the tassel. The color options are as follows:
Multi Cool tones
Multi Earth Tones
The mala kit you will receive has been prepared with the utmost care. Beginning with the sourcing of material, all the way to the packaging of your kit, we seek to provide you with a mala that is positively charged and fully aligned with the integrity of its intention; to be a tangible representation of the power of prayer/mindfulness. We work with a few select resources to bring gemstones from all over the world straight to your fingertips, always sourcing the beads as ethically as possible. Each design is unique and original. Stones and accompanying beads are hand selected to emphasize the root intention of your mala. With careful attention to a specific mantra while stringing the beads, we allow the energy of the stones to remain pure while weaving the practice of prayer/mindfulness throughout the entirety of its creation process. All of this to ensure the mala you receive is much more than a beaded necklace- it is a tool, a talisman, a sacred symbol of love and light eternal; an everyday reminder of your devotion to the path and your practice.
This ticket is for workshop attendance only and does NOT include a mala making kit. An email will be supplied to you with a list of needed materials to procure on your own.$40.00