The Ardantane Blog
Ardantane's Land--You Can Help!
Tuesday, Oct 26 2010 12 PM
Ardantane's land is jointly owned by Los Alamos National Bank, the non-profit school (Ardantane Incorporated), and myself and Azrael, who originally purchased the land. Ardantane presently owes $63,533.88 in principal to the bank. We have been paying about $958 each month toward principal and interest. I spoke with a Senior Vice President at LANB last week, and have rearranged the terms
New God Resides in the Dome
Monday, Oct 25 2010 01 PM
Many of you know that we consecrated the Dome (our first major building on the campus) a few weeks ago, and brought in a procession of goddesses and gods to reside in the Dome's nichos. Just yesterday Azrael and I found a statue of another deity, who now shares a large nicho with Kwan Yin. He is about 8" tall, carved of wood, polished in most places, but with the rough woodgrain left untouched on
Magick... Color... Light... Ritual! Join us Nov. 6th at Ardantane!
Thursday, Oct 21 2010 03 PM
Still room! Take a wonderful day, enjoy autumn in the Jemez Mountains, and learn about this important aspect of ritual magick with master ritualist Azrael Arynn K. Color and Light in Magick and Ritual Saturday, November 6 at Ardantane with Azrael Arynn K School of Sacred Living, Fee: $60 Ritual is more than certain steps done with certain words to accompany them. It can be creative,
Help Create the HARRE Potty at Ardantane
Thursday, Oct 21 2010 09 AM
Did you know about the H-A.RR,E. Potty project? That's the "Handicapped-Accessible RestRoom, Eco-friendly." As many of you know, we have only one bathroom at Ardantane, plus the occasional portapotty for larger events (which costs money to rent). The Board has directed the creation of a second, larger restroom. It will be larger, handicapped-accessible, and include a regular shower stall.
Samhain Sabbat at Ardantane Friday Oct. 29th
Saturday, Oct 16 2010 03 PM
Samhain Sabbat at Ardantane The time approaches when the veil between the worlds is thinnest. Come to Ardantane on Friday, October 29th to share an observance of Samhain, the Celtic new year, Third Harvest sabbat, and commemoration of those who have passed. We will gather beginning at 6:00 pm, and the ritual will begin at 6:30. Wear dark robes if you have them, or somber clothing. You may bring
Please Help Ardantane with Your United Way Contribution
Thursday, Oct 14 2010 01 PM
Hello All,Many of you reading this are employed by companies with United Way programs. When you fill out your United Way pledge this year, will you see that Ardantane receives part of your generosity?Your United Way paperwork should have a place to write in a charitable organization of your choice. We hope that's Ardantane.Usually they will ask for a name or a code. Our full legal name is Ardantane,
Paganism and Nature Spirituality Class IN ALBUQUERQUE Oct.17!
Tuesday, Oct 12 2010 06 PM
Interested? Sign up while there's still room!INTRODUCTION TO PAGANISM AND NATURE SPIRITUALITYSunday, October 17 in Albuquerque with Amber KSchool of Pagan Spirituality, Fee: $60Join us to learn about the many traditions and flavors of nature spirituality that are collectively called Paganism. We will look at Wicca, Druidry, Goddess celebration, Asatru, shamanism, and the core beliefs and practices
Dancing the Goddess Workshop Monday
Wednesday, Oct 6 2010 11 AM
Hi Folks, Here's a workshop in Albuquerque the evening of Monday Oct. 11, that sounds great. We don't usually publicize non-Ardantane events because there are so many, but this is so relevant to our programs that I thought I would pass it along. Blessed be, Amber K Executive Director, Ardantane Pagan Learning Center Telephone: 505-469-7777 Address: Ardantane, P.O. Box 307, Jemez Springs,
Ard. Circle Oct. 8, and Faculty Council Oct. 23
Monday, Oct 4 2010 12 PM
Please note that the Ardantane Leadership Circle will take place Friday, Oct. 8, at 6:00 pm, at Sunflower River Farm. Potluck first. Send agenda items to Ina at email@example.com.This meeting is open to all Board members, Faculty, Staff, Volunteers, and INTERESTED PEOPLE.Note also that the Ardantane Faculty Council will meet Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9:00 am -12:00 noon, at Ardantane. Potluck after.
"Dancing the Dome" Ritual and Party Delightful!
Sunday, Oct 3 2010 11 AM
The consecration ritual and "Dancing the Dome" party were great! We had about 30 or so people in attendance, and two dogs. The ritual processed from the Shrine of the Ancients to the Dome carrying about 20 goddess and god statues, which have been placed in their semi-permanent home nichos (we may rotate some of those belonging to me and Azrael, as other deity statues are donated to Ardantane). There
Fall and Winter Herbs Sunday Oct. 17!
Friday, Oct 1 2010 01 PM
What a great way to spend a Sunday--and it's in Albuquerque! Register now on the website or e-mail Registration@ardantane.org.Plant Medicine: Fall and Winter HerbsSunday, October 17 in Albuquerque with Connie Henry, Digby HenrySchool of Healing Arts, Fee: $60This class will discuss the fall and winter plants and foods useful for good immune health. Roots, berries, and herbals for flus, colds and