Mead Brewing as a Spiritual Practice
In addition to being a delicious intoxicant, mead (honey wine) has a long history of use in Northern European spiritual traditions and in herbal medicine. In this seminar we will discuss:
* Some of the mythology and archetypes associated with mead
* Entheogenic brews and “potions”
* Mead as an herbal delivery system
*“Honeymoon” – brewing in alignment with lunar cycles and astrological events
* Brewing as a tool for personal development
Please note that none of the information presented here is intended as a substitute for professional medical or psychiatric treatment.
This seminar is taught by Madame Ximon, a green witch, divinatory artist, and avid brewer of Bainbridge Island. Madame Ximon will be vending and doing readings at Many Gods West in addition to leading this seminar. Please stop by and say hello.
Friday August 4th, 2017 - 9:00pm
About Madame Ximon
Madame Ximon is an astrologer, tarot reader, fine artist, performing artist, and fashion designer living on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Madame Ximon is a member of the International Society for Astrological Research and is the official tarot reader for Full Moon events at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors in New York. She is also co-founder and Creative Director for the TempleCon retro-futurist convention in Rhode Island, and an avid mead-brewer.
Madame Ximon is a green witch whose divinatory practice draws from multiple wisdom traditions to aid in the ongoing journey of the soul, and she combines astrology, tarot, runes, hermetic kabbalism, alchemical symbolism, and dream imagery in her visual art. She has studied and practiced divination arts for over two decades, focusing on deeply transformational personal and relationship readings, as well as working one-on-one with a select group of students. More information about Madame Ximon and her services can be found at www.iconalchemy.com.