Initiating New Beginnings

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Initiating New Beginnings

October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Greetings all,

I am so pleased to share this very special opportunity! With all that has occurred recently, this “Initiating New Beginnings” expanded workshop (teachings, sweat lodge, sunrise and sacrifice giveaway ceremonies) really feels like what I need and perhaps speaks to you as well.

We will be on very special, beautiful land, Naa-Meh-Neh, in Rice Virginia. It has been the site of spiritual ceremony, dances, and sweats for many years. Rev. Sally Perry (Swami Satchidanand) teachings were taught to her by Beautiful Painted Arrow (Joseph Rael) and the Havasupai tribe at the bottom of the Grand Canyon and are based on the spiritual Medicine Wheel. On Sunday, the spiritual caretakers of the land, Joan Kruzicki and Angela Whittaker, will offer a Sunrise ceremony in the tradition of Beautiful Painted Arrow and Rev. Sally Perry will close with a sacrifice giveaway ceremony.

Please see attached flyer for more details. (If you received this flyer already -please note the date change!)

In Peace,

Saturday, Oct 28
12:00 p.m. arrivals
1:00-5:00 p.m. Teachings
5:00 p.m. Sweat Lodge
Pot-luck meal

Sunday, Oct. 29
Sunrise Ceremony
Closing Giveaway Ceremony with Rev. Sally Perry

Naa-Meh-Neh, Rice, VA (Near Farmville) On-site guest house (5 dormitory-style beds, bathroom, shower) and camping spaces. Approx. 1 ½ hours from Charlottesville and 1 hour, 15 min from Richmond.

Registration $230 includes all teachings and ceremonies*, breakfast, camping on-site & facilities (kitchen, bathroom, shower.) Spaces are limited. First come, first served for dormitory beds. $50 nonrefundable to reserve your space. It is possible to come for Saturday only.

To Register: Mail full name, phone no., email and check written out to APD (Akhand Param Dham).
Mail to: Miriam Rushfinn, 4306 Burton Road, North Garden, VA 22959. You will receive the directions & additional information after registration.

Lodging Alternatives
-Hampton Inn, Farmville, (15 minutes away) 434.392.8826
-Sandy River Outdoor Adventures & Retreat Center, Rice, VA. Cabins, tipi, zipline, adventure park. 434.392.7275

Miriam Rushfinn, 434.977.8686,
Rev. Sally Perry, 804.749.4679


October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 PM


Rice, VA United States + Google Map