Ancestral Mothers of Scotland Retreat. Isle of Eigg, Inner hebrides, Scotland. 8-15th June
Have you ever felt a deep soul calling or a yearning for an ancient connection?
- Come join us on an island at the edge of the world. An island who still holds ancient magic and mystery.
- An island whose Gaelic name translates as ‘the Isle of the Big Women’.
- Get to know the Ancestral Mothers through storytelling, doll making, art, ritual and folk magic.
You will translate your own experiences and what ancestral mother you are drawn to through doll making. All materials are provided and you’ll be guided through ech stage producing a finished doll to take home and be your connection to this spacial place.
Each day you’ll hear a story of one of the Ancestral Mothers and a guided meditation will help you to connect to these ancient figures. You’ll also learn about the Ancestral Mothers of Scotland Wheel of the Year as well as receive a years pass to take all of the ‘Path of the Ancestral Mothers’ courses for free.
We will offer gestures of ritual at sacred sites together as a group or individually at the Well of the Holy Women, the Hill of the Cailleach and the Loch of the Holy Women.
Magic & Mystery
These Hebridean islands are one one of the last realms of he Celtic nation and lands of the pre-Celtic peoples. People first arrived on this island around 6,000 BCE and today can still see the remains of their dwellings. At this time of year long lingering twilight’s draw you into a time between time - a time that inspired these ancient people to tell the stories of this land and the ‘Big Women’.