ONLINE COURSE

Winter

Initiations: A Life of Ritual

with Dr. Daniel Foor

January – March 2023
Begins January 22

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Winter teachings explore the journey from elderhood through returning after death to the ancestors.

Winter practices emphasize conscious commitment to an ethic of service, death as a rite of passage, and stabilizing unitive states. Deeper themes include tethering identity to older sources, ego death, and the far reaches of human potential.

Winter Investement

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EARLY REGISTRATION
$ 275
USD
  • This rate supports the labor of the full operations and support team that weaves the course from start to finish. This also allows Ancestral Medicine to extend financial access to the course for those who need it. We recommend this level of investment for people with medium to high access to resources in the global context.
STANDARD FULL PAYMENT
$ 450
USD
  • This investment supports the Ancestral Medicine team and allows us to extend financial access to those who need it. Recommended for those with medium to high levels of resources.
3 MONTHLY PAYMENTS
$ 150
USD per month
  • Divide the standard investment into 3 monthly payments. Your payment will be charged automatically on the same day each month until payment is complete.
6 MONTHLY PAYMENTS
$ 75
USD per month
  • Divide the standard investment into 6 monthly payments. Your payment will be charged automatically on the same day each month until payment is complete.
Money-back Guarantee
If you’re not satisfied with the course after having engaged at least one lesson, we will grant you a full refund within 30 days of the beginning of the course.
Additional Payment Options
We provide additional sliding scale rates as well as the option to apply for a scholarship for those who need it.

Winter Curriculum

1 Lesson Ten
2 Lesson Eleven
3 Lesson Twelve
Lesson Ten

Lesson Ten: Elderhood, Humility, and Mending the World

  • Consider elder rites of passage and pathways for ongoing cultivation 
  • Affirm the power and importance of joy, levity, play, and irreverence 
  • Learn to anchor identity to more stable ancestral and ecological sources 
  • Ritually turn toward and recommit to alleviating the suffering of the world
  • Enjoy resources on elderhood rites of passage and responsibilities
Lesson Ten: Elderhood, Humility, and Mending the World
Lesson Eleven

Lesson Eleven: Eclipse, Dying, and Becoming Ancestor

  • Explore death of the body as a rite of passage to becoming ancestor
  • Learn ways to further support ego death before physical death
  • Continue to soften unhelpful binaries and to access unitive states
  • Practice steady communion with elder forces for more effective service
  • Enjoy resources on the ancestralization process and post-death journey
Lesson Eleven: Eclipse, Dying, and Becoming Ancestor
Lesson Twelve

Lesson Twelve: Awakening, Wisdom, and Becoming What Is

  • Explore teachings on consciousness after dying and becoming an ancestor 
  • Learn pragmatic ways to prioritize soul cultivation over the lifespan
  • Reflect on your life through the long view of increasing love and wisdom
  • Practice experiencing personal center as opening to the ground of being
  • Enjoy resources on the far reaches of human development and potential
Lesson Twelve: Awakening, Wisdom, and Becoming What Is
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Lesson Ten: Elderhood, Humility, and Mending the World

  • Consider elder rites of passage and pathways for ongoing cultivation 
  • Affirm the power and importance of joy, levity, play, and irreverence 
  • Learn to anchor identity to more stable ancestral and ecological sources 
  • Ritually turn toward and recommit to alleviating the suffering of the world
  • Enjoy resources on elderhood rites of passage and responsibilities
Lesson Ten: Elderhood, Humility, and Mending the World

Lesson Eleven: Eclipse, Dying, and Becoming Ancestor

  • Explore death of the body as a rite of passage to becoming ancestor
  • Learn ways to further support ego death before physical death
  • Continue to soften unhelpful binaries and to access unitive states
  • Practice steady communion with elder forces for more effective service
  • Enjoy resources on the ancestralization process and post-death journey
Lesson Eleven: Eclipse, Dying, and Becoming Ancestor

Lesson Twelve: Awakening, Wisdom, and Becoming What Is

  • Explore teachings on consciousness after dying and becoming an ancestor 
  • Learn pragmatic ways to prioritize soul cultivation over the lifespan
  • Reflect on your life through the long view of increasing love and wisdom
  • Practice experiencing personal center as opening to the ground of being
  • Enjoy resources on the far reaches of human development and potential
Lesson Twelve: Awakening, Wisdom, and Becoming What Is

About the Instructor

Dr Daniel Foor

Daniel Foor, PhD

Dr. Foor is a licensed psychotherapist, doctor of psychology, and the author of Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing. He is an initiate in the Òrìṣà tradition of Yoruba-speaking West Africa and has learned from teachers of Mahayana Buddhism, Islamic Sufism, and the older ways of his English and German ancestors. Daniel is passionate about training aspiring leaders and change makers in the intersections of cultural healing, animist ethics, and applied ritual arts. He lives with his wife and daughters in Western North Carolina, homeland of Cherokee peoples.

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