Goddess Conference Workshop 2020
Join Annabel at her Goddess Conference Workshop journeying with the Earth Mother of the Rose Lineage embodied in the Sumerian Queen Kubaba, Anatolian Cybele and the Black Madonna, with guided visualisation, drumming, chanting, dance and ritual
Earth Mother of the Rose Lineage: Kubaba, Cybele & the Black Madonna
Join me for my 2.5 hour Workshop on Wednesday afternoon at the Goddess Conference in Glastonbury
Worship of the Anatolian Earth Mother Cybele has its roots in the Rose Lineage cult of the Sumerian Queen Kubaba, who was depicted holding a tympanum (frame drum), the instrument later used in the rites of Cybele in ancient Greece and Rome. Known as ‘Mother of the Mountain’ in all Her primal, raw, wild nature, Cybele’s mystery cult featured loud, percussive music of frame drums and castanets with circle-dancing by women. On the mountain of Montevergine, where Virgil was once initiated at her temple in the area of Southern Italy where my novel The Serpent’s Tale is set, these rites are still enacted in honour of the Black Madonna. In this workshop, we will explore the ancient rites of the Rose Lineage Earth Mother Kubaba, Cybele and the Black Madonna through guided visualisation, drumming, chanting, dance and ritual for our healing and empowerment.
Follow the link below to the Goddess Conference website where you can purchase an afternoon (£30) or day (£90) ticket for Wednesday 29 July in order to attend my Workshop or alternatively treat yourself to a full Conference ticket (£360)
Annabel Du Boulay
Annabel Du Boulay is a Rose Priestess of Sophia-Magdalene & Priestess of Avalon. With a MSc degree in Goddess Paganism & Gnosticism, Annabel is an Expert in the Rose Lineage, Author of the witch-burning novel The Serpent’s Tale and Founder of The Glastonbury Gnostic Centre & Rose Chapel. A Transpersonal Therapist & Shamanic Workshop Facilitator, Annabel has worked with groups since 2006 and offers a programme of in-person & online workshops, including her Rose Priestess of Sophia-Magdalene Training & Rose Lineage Practitioner Training in Italy. As Priestess-Musician, she has trained and performed with the world expert Alessandra Belloni in the ancient rhythms, chants & dances of the Black Madonna which she will be sharing with you in her Workshop. A mother of 3 children, 2 of whom were born with life-threatening syndromes & multiple disabilities, Annabel created The Healing Womb art installation for the Goddess Conference 2012 which she is thrilled to be sharing with you again this year at her 19th Goddess Conference.