Living the wheel of the year: Imbolc

Imbolg: The Feast of Bríd

Imbolc/ Imbolg is one of the 8 Gaelic fire festivals that together make up The Wheel of The Year, a pagan cosmology and guide to living in harmony with the cycles and seasons of nature. Imbolc is celebrated midway between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox and traditionally marks the time of year when the first new sheep are born and life giving sustenance of all forms begins to return to the land (and our hearts!)

By registering for this course, you enter into a library within a library~a space that we continue to update with each turning of the wheel with new information about indigenous and contemporary Irish culture gained through ongoing research and relationships with our Irish kin, and continued active worship in these ancient sacred ways.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome & Pregame

    • Introduction
    • History & Ritual Suggestions
    • Personal Wheel of The Year Worksheet (Instructions given in live workshop)
    • Materials List
    • Creating Your Altar: A Seasonal Mindfulness Practice
  • 2

    Imbolc Gathering

    • Bless These Hands: Making The Cross of Bríd- Traditional Crafting Circle (Recording)
    • Traditional Invocation- Gabhaim Molta Bhride (I Give Praise to Brigit)
    • Contemporary Invocation-The Blessing and Descent of the Goddess Bridget
    • Imbolc Rain
    • Pagan Poetry Circle with Guest Facilitator Eve Bradford (Recorded)
  • 3

    Afterplay

    • Seasonal Remedy Recipe
    • Vision Tracker
    • Connect with Guest Facilitator Eve Bradford
    • Share Your Experience

Scholarships & Discounts

 BIPOC folks attend our Living the Wheel of the Year events for free. If that is you please email us at hello@riocosmico.org and allow at least 72 hours for a response. If you do not have a lived experience as a black, indigenous, or person of color, thank you for making the requested exchange, it supports  the continuation of the space and helps to create both equality and equity in our community. 

Patrons on Patreon please see your feed at the Reishi level and up for discounts between 10% and 100% Click here to learn more.

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