Ritual of Connection to the Spirits of the Land

Sun Apr 30th In the spring we gather to weave a web of life through the garden.    A web of connection between the domestic and the wild, between the mundane and the divine.    Mimicking nature in patterns of medicinal transplants……..then giving back to this source inspiration, by planting gifts of life force to enhance the…

Desire

Desire precedes awareness, bubbling up from the blood. It works the hidden wires, in disguise, it rhymes with silence. seducing the purpose, in search of nuance, entice it to the surface by hints imply the rich illusions that loosen the ties just enough of the mind untouched by judgment to fuel the flood of will…

Spring Rite of Passion, hosted by Bensozia’s Garden

Spring Rite of Passion hosted by Bensozia’s Garden                         Apr 1st   West Philadelphia In this ritual, we will craft the shape of desire, to create the salve of embodied passion. Bensozia’s Garden is a series of ritual-workshops that aims to integrate practical herbal techniques…

making it in the real world

the dream that only yesterday spoke to you in shades ephemeral….. the dream that carried you away. and you were rising… in a vortex on coils of a snake, through holes of cloudlike doors you flew inside you walked on paths of light that same dream suddenly appears to you again the next morning, gently…

What does the name “Bensozia’s Garden” mean?

                                            Bensozia was one of the medieval appellations for the Goddess who led the “good women” as they journeyed through the night. The name contains the latin root “socius” as in “social”, “society” etc, and…