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Tools for the Creative Frontier.

What is ritual design?

 

 

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Ritual is devotion. 


Ritual is love incarnate. 


Ritual is dancing with the universe.


Ritual is the art of living in service.

 

Ritual is harmony.

 

Real devotion is an unbroken receptivity to the truth. Real devotion is rooted in an awed and reverent gratitude, but one that is lucid, grounded and intelligent.
— Soeygal Rinpoche
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Why Rituals?

Why do rituals exist? What was the historical purpose of rituals in culture? 

Books

The Craft  of Ritual Studies

The Ritual Process: The Structure and Anti-Structure

Ritual: Power, Healing and Community

Liberating Rites

Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions

Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice

Rites of Passage

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

 

Articles

- Scientific American, "Why Rituals Work" 

- Huffington Post, "Why We Need Rituals in Our Lives"

- Washington Speakers Bureau, "The Importance of Ritual"

- Cultural Anthropology Journal, "Ritual"

 

What are ancient design principles that are still relevant today? 

  • Yin/Yang
  • Masculine/Feminine
  • Light/Dark
  • 5 Elements
  • 5 Rhythms
  • Chakra Stack
  • 4 Directions

 

What are current or historical fields that have practiced ritual design?

Modern Lineage

We are inspired by a deep lineage of designers and thinkers who birthed the world as it is today. We aspire to build upon this lineage for the next creative renaissance.

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Loci of learning

 

Presence awakens love.
Love awakens Presence. 

The "curriculum" focuses on areas that we see are missing in the current zeitgeist and institutional programs. We tune the interstitial spaces between, the woven fabrics on cultural translation, technological forces underlying the hype, and the broader cognitive biases of the modern age that disconnects us from the system view in favor of profit and self-interest. We're making a stand for a new paradigm of seeing. A contemporary dojo for a vibrant  mind, body & spirit. An inclusive global temple for the best parts of ourselves to find refuge and cultivate the life we always imagined was possible. A place to convene, to become our most vital, awake and creative beings. Our spaces are spaces for "convivencia". 

What brings from this is a growing see of tremendous and unshakable certainty and conviction that “this is it”: There is nothing further to seek, nothing more that could possibly be hoped for. The certainty of the View is what has to be deepened through glimpse after glimpse of the nature of mind, and stabilized through the continuous discipline of meditation.
— Soeygal Rinpoche

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Ancient Rituals & Ceremony

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New Inventions and Discoveries

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Future of Immersive Art

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Body & Intuitive Intelligence