Natural Living & Education Center in Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Osun Beautiful Waters Ceremony

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/23/2016
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location
OM Sanctuary


Rhododendron leaf and flower floating in waterDate: Sundays, Sept. 25 / Oct. 30 / Nov. 27
Time: 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: OMS River Access, Pearson Bridge
(French Broad River with weather permitting)
Tuition: By Donation/Registration
Registration: [email protected]

4th Sunday of each month,

Each month community is invited to gather for a Beautiful Waters Blessing at the French Broad River. Together we will give gratitude to the nurturing sustaining force of the Mother Water and to all the elements of life. The ceremony will bring us together to build compassionate community, send healing energy to ourselves, rivers, earth and all our relations.

At each Water Blessing community will:

  • Learn sacred African water songs
  • Lessons and sacred songs pulled from sister cultures
  • Learn to work with the healing power of water and the other elementals
  • Set positive intent for yourself and world
  • Connect deeper with nature
  • Honor the French Broad and all the waterways

Please bring a sweet fruit such as mango, banana, grapes, flowers or honey to offer to the waters and consider a monetary offering*.

*A percent of all proceeds go to help Yeye Omileye’s Osun River Project restoring the ailing source of the famous Sacred Osun River, Nigeria and OM Sanctuary’s percent will go to restoring the French Broad River Access. Ashe and in gratitude!
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About Ceremony Leaders

Yeye Omileye Achikeobi-Lewis, M.Ed

is an international author, spiritual teacher, African Caribbean fifth generation wisdom keeper, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Certified Hypnotherapist, licensed integrative psychotherapist, master mindfulness and meditation teacher. She travels around the world sharing teachings and ceremonies on how to live in balance with our waters, earth and the whole community of life. She is initiated as a Yeye Osun and Crown of Osun (international spiritual ambassador for Osun).

Recently Yeye Omileye received the title Iyalode Egbe (Head of All Heavenly Ancestors). She has also dedicated her life to teaching about the universal tradition that connects us to the great feminine, oneness, love and compassion. Her teachings draw her experience and knowledge of African, Caribbean, Tibetan Buddhism and other world wisdom cultures. She works alongside her husband Chief Olu Derrick Lewis. Both are the founders of the internationally recognized Humanity4Water Awards. Their work has been recognized by the united Nations and recently by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Venerable Thupten Ndodup (Tibetan State Medium for the Nechung Oracle) – whom they received personal audience, blessings and initiation from.

Chief Olu Derrick Lewis

is an international spiritual teacher, Ifa priest, and a Duke graduate with African American and Cherokee roots. He draws on his unique expertise of IT Project Management, Sustainable Economics, environmental concerns, and spirituality to share his teachings and ceremonies. He works alongside his wife Yeye Omileye, sharing teachings on how to live in balance with our waters, earth and the whole community.

Both are the founders of the internationally recognized Humanity4Water Awards. Their work has been recognized by the united Nations and recently by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Venerable Thupten Ndodup (Tibetan State Medium for the Nechung Oracle) – whom they received personal audience, blessings and initiation from.