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Romani Gypsy Sacred Visioning

Devlesko Dikkiben

Spring 2024

With Patrick Jasper Lee
Oscar Nilsson
Lake District
Online Course
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Course Structure

A seven day residential detox and visioning in Cumbria UK. All food, juices, facilitation and guidance included.

Residential

Dates:
TBC 2024

Times:
Arrive 4pm
Depart 2pm

Location: We spend our residential time together at a beautiful venue on the shores of Loweswater in the English Lake District in single or shared accommodation, fully chef-catered with a plant-based menu.

Fee: Residential £795

We are able to offer a limited number of places for camping (bring your own tent) at £595.

If you are not able to attend for financial reasons, we do have a small bursary pot that allows for people to come who would not otherwise be able to. To apply for a bursary please fill in the application form.

An Invitation

Join us for a week with Romani Gypsy Patrick Jasper Lee in the English Lake District, as we seek to expand our conversation with the natural world through the old medicine ways of the Romani Gypsy Tradition.

Jasper is one of the few remaining holders of this lineage which has been practiced in the British Isles for hundreds of years. In this week with us, he brings the ‘sacred visioning’ practices of his ancestors, ways which activate our intuitive and visionary skills, allowing us to enter states of deep connection, insight and transformation.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a very deep way with place, with the old ways of these lands and to seek guidance on how we might live in deeper and more soulful connection with the world around us.

What to expect
 
Immersed within this beautiful landscape, surrounded by those who live in this wild place, both seen and unseen, this week will consist of journeying, dreaming, visioning, under the influence of a guided semi-fast of fruit juice which runs over a period of four days. Other activities will include gentle walks, creative activities of your choice – drawing, writing, crafting, conversation and community, and simply the opportunity to rest and detox.
 
Who would this suit
 
This is for you if you are interested in the Romani Gypsy Tradition of the British Isles and are looking for guidance, transformation, belonging, rest and the potential for deeper, reciprocal conversation with the natural world. 
 
Following your application you will be asked to fill out a simple medical form to check that this is for you. 
Jasper Patrick Lee
Lake District
Patrick Jasper Lee

Your Guides

The lead guides of this apprenticeship are Patrick Jasper Lee and Rachel Fleming.

Jasper is an author and song-writer and teacher working with his family’s Romani Gypsy roots to educate on the folklore, mythology and practices of the Romani people. This is an ancient tradition of these lands, the British Isles, that was intimately connected with nature. As a ‘chovihano’ (medicine man) in a culture that is now sadly dying out, it is his passion to pass on the earth-based understandings of his people, in an authentic way. “I have learned that drawing off the original template Earth gave to humans thousands of years ago, with its necessary values, is the only means of surviving modern life” he says. “Feelings of not belonging are now rife in society. I therefore promote my own culture as a means of connecting with Earth and each other”.

Find out more about Jasper on:
www.patrickjasperlee.com and www.romanifolkloretherapy.co.uk

Rachel Fleming
Rachel Fleming has worked with animist education for many years, designing and delivering educational programmes for Schumacher College, University of Wales Trinity St Davids and Embercombe, with a focus on the meeting place between human, spirit and nature, between ‘ecology’ and ‘spirituality’. She is co-founder and curator of the Contemporary Animism programmes and loves to convene conversations that explore the deepest depths of why we are here, the ways we find belonging to the world and how to be in service to soul. She has trained with The Sacred Trust for over 20 years and is committed to scholarship, word magic, creative imagination and the medicine of circles.