Council of All Beings Flier
The Council of All Beings is a series of re-Earthing rituals
created by John Seed and Joanna Macy to help end the sense
of alienation from the living Earth that many of us feel.
This workshop will renew the spirit and vision of those who serve the
Earth and connect participants with deep sources of joy, and
Many people INTELLECTUALLY realise that we are inseparable from
Nature and that the sense of separation that we feel is illusory.
These rituals enable us to deeply EXPERIENCE our connection
with Nature, in our hearts and our bodies.
Rediscovering our "deep ecology" - our interconnectedness
with all beings - we find empowerment as agents of
Through interactive exercises, we practice letting go
of the socially constructed, isolated self and come
home to our interexistence with all forms of life. We retrace
our steps through our evolutionary journey and allow other life
forms to speak through us. We shed our solely human identi
fication and feel deep empathy for the myriad species and land
scapes of the Earth.
This gathering also provides tools for practicing deep
ecology in our daily lives. As many participants in this work
have discovered, alignment with our larger identity clarifies,
dignifies and heals our personal conflicts. We see that the pain
of the Earth is our own pain and the fate of the Earth is our own
fate. The Council of All Beings empowers us to act on behalf of
the Earth and gives us clarity and direction for this work