Encountering the Dark Goddess

Just prior to the opening of the gateway to the dark half of the year, Encountering the Dark Goddess is an exploration into our deep shadow self through the connection with various "darker" aspects of the Divine Feminine.

Taking place on Saturday, 28 April 2018, journey to meet four Goddesses who are often associated with the "shadows" and reflect aspects of our own selves we would rather hide from or ignore instead of embracing and accepting.

Psychoanalyst Carl Jung described the "Shadow Self" as the "unknown dark side of the personality", that which is instinctive and irrational, and that which is even perceived as "personal inferiority". Yet the "Shadow Self" is also referred to as the unconscious aspect of the personality which the conscious ego does not identify in itself. This means that NOT every aspect of the "shadow self" is actually negative - there may very well be positive parts of our own self residing in the Shadow that we have yet to identify with consciously.

Altar to the Dark Goddesses

Who is the Dark Goddess?
There is more to the "Dark Goddess" than being an elderly woman, the Crone, Hag or Death Bringer aspect of the Goddess. She is the shape shifter, the initiator, the challenger, the seductress. She reminds us of our own mortality, our fears and failings in order to help us transform our lives.

During this interactive workshop, we journey into the hidden depths of the Underworld to meet the Keeper of Secrets and the Cauldron of Inner Knowledge, the Mover and Shaker, the Sorceress ... and all the other names by which the Dark Goddess has been referred to.

Through our own fear, we often ignore or misinterpret the Dark Goddess because it is She who reflects our own mortality - however, it is She who also guards the magickal Cauldron of Transformation, and it is only through transformation that our soul continues to evolve and grow.

This workshop presents you with the unique opportunity to step through the veil and into the realm of the Inner Self, to meet and embrace your Shadow Self, to remove the unwanted and to reclaim what has been missing.

From the moment that you enter through the veil, you will be accompanied by various aspects of the Divine Feminine, those Goddess who prefer to reside in the shadowy realms, who move through the dreamscape, where linear concepts such as time have no meaning.

Just like Neo in the 1999 movie "The Matrix" the choice is yours - which "pill" will you take? The blue pill of ignorance and illusion or the red pill of reality and the Dark Goddess.

Deep soul work such as this requires 100% commitment. If you are serious about wanting to make change in your life, to break free of cyclic patterns, to gain true closure, you need to step into the shadows and journey deep within yourself in order to face what resides there.

The Dark Goddess is waiting ....

Attendees will need to bring pens/paper (for taking additional notes) and their lunch.

Investment: $120.00.

Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm
Venue: Isian Centre of Metaphysics (Parafield Gardens - address provided upon registration)

Bookings must be made prior to 20 April 2018 as there are limited places available

About the Presenter:
Frances has been presenting various versions of the Dark Goddess workshop since 2005 were different aspects of the Goddess, the Divine Feminine, is explored through the use of myth, ritual, poetry, craft and meditation.  Some of the Goddesses who have been (re)introducted within these workshops have been: Persephone, Tiamat, Sekhmet, Kali, Lilith, Cerridwen, Hekate, Baba Yaga, Pele, Ereshkigal as well as many more ...
If you would like Frances to present a version of "Encountering the Dark Goddess" near you, please contact her

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Great Goddess Isis

Great Goddess Isis

Exhortation of Isis

You are She in the dust of whose feet is the hosts of Heaven,
Whose body encircles the Universe,
Who turns the Earth in its orb,
Who gives light to the Sun,
Who rules the World.

You tread death underfoot.
To Thee, the stars are responsive,
To Thee the seasons turn and the Gods rejoice
And the elements are in subjugation.

You are She that is the natural Mother of all things,
Mistress and governor of all elements,
The initial progeny of worlds,
Chief of Divine powers,
Queen of Heaven,
Principle of all the Gods celestial and the light of Goddesses.

At Your will are disposed the planets of the air,
The wholesome winds of the seas
And the silences of the unseen world.