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San Francisco, CA 94127
WOMEN'S EARTHY EROTICA GATHERING: SEPTEMBER- Harvest Moon - "THE FEAST".... featuring Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, love, prosperity, fortune, & the embodiment of beauty.
Hello beautiful women!
You are invited to the next "Earthy Erotica" Women's Sex-Positive Pagan Moon Circle on Friday, September 13th in a lovely home in San Francisco. This luscious gathering will include the opportunity to create sisterhood, dive deep into our personal shares, playful craft making, connection to the outdoor garden, delicious appetizers honoring the foods of the month, & a sacred container to explore self pleasuring with the intention of using erotic touch as a vehicle for spiritual transcendence.
September is the month called the Harvest Moon. This month represents the time when farmers harvested the last of their summer crops in the prolonged evening light of this moon before winter came along. It is also the time of the autumn equinox, which divides the day & night equally, & we pay our respects to the impending dark. Wiccans celebrate the aging Goddess as she passes from Mother to Crone. This is also when we “reap what we sow,” both literally & figuratively. It is the time when night & day stand equal in duration, we shift from summer to fall thus is it a time to complete projects & honor a moment of balance.
The Autumn Equinox is also considered a time of the Mysteries. Here we honor Aging Deities & the Spirit World.
For this moon month, we will work with the goddess Lakshmi. Lakshmi is the Hindu form of the timeless mother-goddess who nurtures & nourishes all life & makes everything more comfortable. She also offered wisdom, strength, beauty, luck, sovereignty & splendour. Since financial abundance is a root chakra focus(survival), it's perfect to honor Lakshmi along with the nourishment of the harvest moon.
WHAT TO BRING: Please come already fed(some snacks in relationship to the moon will be provided), & bring a water bottle, a notebook or writing pad, a blindfold or eye mask, earplugs, a towel, a jacket for being outside, a light blanket, and your awesome, open self.
LOCATION: This gathering will be held in a private San Francisco home in the Glen Park/Miraloma neighborhood. Parking is easy, plentiful, & safe...& the Glen Park Bart is only a mile away.
COST: This gathering is $20-$30 sliding scale. Please RSVP by Friday, September 13th at 3pm in order to have both a head count, payment info, & the address.
ATTIRE: If you have any brown or earth tone colors, feel free to wear them honoring the autumn season. Also any jewelry, especially necklaces, for the wealth of the harvest of this year... & anything you feel comfy in.
See you all on September 13th!
Earthy Erotica is a monthly event of sensual and spiritual arts for women based on nature, moon cycles, and mythology. These ongoing gatherings are open to female identified people who are interested in bridging Pagan mythology with using our bodies as tools for ritualistic sex magic. Every month we will gather on various Fridays from 7pm-10pm and learn about ancient earth-based lore. Some of what we will study is:
* what each moon of the month represents in relation to nature and our psyche
* honoring and learning about various goddess deities connected to the season
* using various plants, yummy vegetables, and fruits in ceremony
* invoking songs and prayers at the outdoor medicine wheel
* asking a question that is pertinent to our lives in relation to the moon and season
* create a self pleasuring ritual, held in a private, discreet, and sacred container (this is not for show, everyone who participates wears a blindfold/eye mask and earplugs so they can go deeper into their own experience. This is done similarly to a medicine journey which is about each individual's private encounter. And there is no pressure to engage in this piece either, a simple hand on heart-and-genitals is perfectly acceptable as well :).
* writing down what messages we may have attained during our self pleasuring ritual
* closing the container with heart shares and a delicious raw-vegan dessert
OUR PURPOSE: These gatherings are being created with the intention of bridging together earth based spirituality with the power of female sexuality. In classic paganism, humans honored nature cycles with a connection to both plants and flesh, and various rituals around sexuality were done all over the world in a variety of cultures. Some of these practices have been lost over the years due to the rise of patriarchy and organized religion. With these gatherings, our intention is to bring back conscious sacred connections to the female body in a lovely container. And at the end of a full year, we will be taking the teachings of what we learned and turn it into our very own personal We-Moon calendar for each year that follows.
Looking forward to seeing all your beautiful faces soon!
-see more info about upcoming gatherings at www.earthyerotica.com