Medicine Wheel Ceremony

2018-06-24 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm 2018-09-23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm 2018-12-23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Location: Varies (see description)

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

MEDICINE WHEEL CEREMONY

The Medicine Wheel is a symbol of holistic teachings based on the cycles of nature.  People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful setting of VanDusen Garden.

Drumming, singing, and prayers will be shared.  The ceremony concludes with a pot-luck (the sharing of food).

LOCATIONS: Canadian Heritage Garden, inside VanDusen Garden (March, June & September)
VanDusen Guides Classroom, inside the Visitor Centre (December)

What to bring:

  • Bring clothing and gear appropriate for the weather (ie. warm clothes, cool clothes, rain clothes, visor, hat, umbrella, sun screen, water etc.)
  • Bring something to sit on as the ceremony is held outdoors and lasts 3 hours.  (Except in December when it is located in the VanDusen Guides Classroom inside the Visitor Centre)
  • A potluck item to share at the end of the ceremony as well as your own dishes and cutlery.
  • A small stone or more to infuse prayers into and to leave at the wheel.

Regular garden admission is charged for those participating in the ceremony at the Canadian Heritage Garden.

For more information contact Marina Princz at 604-257-8668 or library@vandusen.org