Land Blessing Ceremony using the Seven Element (AODA) Framework
The Spring Equinox is coming. Life is waking up all around us. Perfect time to tune in and seek permission from the land around you (or a piece of the land around you) to offer a blessing. When you get the go ahead, this post provides a respectful way. Blessings.
Last week, I provided an overview of the AODA’s seven-element system. I have worked with this system as my primary magical and energetic practice for almost 15 years and have found it to be an extraordinarily flexible and engaging approach to working with the land, the spirits of nature, and providing blessing and healing to the land. Thus, today’s ritual is a land blessing ceremony, with both solitary practitioner and group variants.
Many traditional land blessing ceremonies include using some form of energy (in our case, the seven elements) to bless and protect a space. This ceremony draws upon the energy of the seven directions for blessing and healing. This ceremony is ideally done walking the perimeter of a piece of land you want to protect. If you aren’t able to walk a perimeter of the space due to…
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