Grief Composting – Basic Training for Circle Holders

Grief Composting – Basic Training for Circle Holders

Date & Time

Sun 28th Oct 2018
10:00 am - 6:30 pm


The Glade

SOULand and the Grief Composting Circles are a response to our traumatised, collapsing and transforming world. It is an active prayer to support the accompaniment of what is dying while Making the World of our Longing ~ even if it is to late for our own species… …it is a graceful gesture of soul, courage and beauty, it is Soul Activism.

The Grief Composting Circle basic TRAINING is an intensive weekend taught by Azul-Valerie Thome informed and woven with some of her teachings and teachers :~ Joanna Macy’s ~ Work that Reconnects on the Truth Mandala (to be found in the Spiral)~ Sonbonfu Some’s work on Collective Grief Ritual for the Village and Ancestral work~ Francis Weller’s work on the 5 Gates of Grief~ Azul Thome’s Grief Composting Circles with her invitation to step into darkness and into the transmuting alchemy of Compost. Her interest in Grief being an initiatory practices to mature as a human being and the weaving of a reconnected and sacred container as personal and collective Altars are.


Course Dates: 26-27-28th October 2018 in the Glade

You will need to read and prepare before coming through reading and personal practices. For men and women who are ripe, connected, courageous and called for this sacred work of grief. If you are not from Totnes it is best if you come with someone of your community to increase your resilience and capacity to offer the Grief Composting Circles.


Rates & Booking

~ £440/£380/£320 investment depending on your income/savings
~ non residential
~ Including a Grief Compositing Booklet at the end of the training (PDF)
~ £150 to secure your space to send with your form

For more information and your booking form see HERE

“Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight.” ― Joan D. Chittister

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