Our fourth Moon Circle session focuses on the heart chakra and the bodhisattva Kuan Yin.
Heart Chakra – Anahata
In Sanskrit, anahata means unhurt, unstruck, and unbeaten.
Concerns: Love, Forgiveness, Compassion, Acceptance
Health and wellness issues: heart and breathing disorders, breast cancer, chest pain, high blood pressure, passivity, immune system problems, muscular tension.
Herbs: Vervain, Angelica, Hops, Hawthorn, Basil, Tulsi, Rose, Motherwort, Lavender
Fragrances: Rose, Geranium, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine
Tree of Life Sephirot: Tiferet (Tephereth)
Rune: Wunjo, Berkana
Stones: Emerald, Rose Quartz, Green Aventurine, Tourmaline (Green, Pink, Watermelon), Pink Kunzite
Animals: Dove, Dog, Deer
Deities: Kuan Yin, Jesus, Vishnu, Krishna, Venus, Isis, Green Tara
Homework is “pick your level.”
|ThinkingQuestions:|| This month we study the heart chakra.
Deep Listening Questions:
“To me, the way of the witch has always been a heart path. As we align with the green world, with nature, and venerate nature as the physical manifestations of the divine, we are aligned with the green that has become associated with the heart chakra. Many mystics have found their spiritual awakening through nature and through the awakening of the love that connects all things.”
Christopher Penczak, The Living Temple of
Answer the following questions while thinking
Describe a time when you felt a sense of serenity and connection in nature.
How does your paganism and/or UU path help you to become aware of “the love that connects all things”?
Does a connection between nature and the heart chakra work for you?Why or why not?
“Radiate boundless love towards the entire world —
– The Buddha (from the Metta Sutta)
Is “radiating boundless love towards the entire world” realistic? Why or why not?
How do you deal with difficult people in your life? Which spiritual tools do you use?
A common form of the Wiccan Rede (a pagan ethical statement) is “An’ ye harm none, do what ye will.”
What are some ways that we can avoid inflicting harm on other people?
How do you make amends after you have harmed someone else?
|Small||Videos/Exercices (Choose Two)
|Medium:||All the above PLUS Choose an article/video or two on our deity and pantheon of the month|
|Large:||All the above PLUS
|DIY||Mix and match your own combo from above and/or select another working that interests you related to this month’s theme
Bach Original Flower Remedies
The following were used in our blend for the heart chakra…
Agrimony: Communicate Openly
Agrimony encourages the positive potential to open up, as well as communicate your real feelings. For those who hide a mountain of thoughts and inner turmoil behind their smile. Leave emotional discomfort in the past; face your emotion freely.
Chicory: Love Unconditionally
Chicory encourages the positive potential to selflessly take a step back and care for others without expecting anything in return. Care for the ones you love without becoming manipulative or overprotective. Take a step back, and love unconditionally.
Red Chestnut: Peace of Mind
Red Chestnut encourages the positive potential of peace of mind, to care for others with compassion but without the worry. Often a temporary feeling, anxious thoughts and worries can impact our relationships. Overcome the feeling of anxiety around others, and comfort your mind.
Water Violet: Connect
Water Violet encourages the positive potential to find warmer relationships with others in a calm, relatable way. Allow yourself to reach out and connect with others. Cultivate and connect with the