July Pre-Full Moon Workshop: Anthropocosm with Alex & Allyson Grey


  • $65.00



Anthropocosm: Embodying Sacred Space
with Alex & Allyson Grey
Saturday July 20th, 2013 from 3-6pm


Through the lens of our human life we receive the vision and mystery of our cosmos. As a microcosm of the macrocosm, we embody the laws and principles that sustain the greater divine cosmos. Our intelligence, correctly attuned, gives us access to the infinite. The body as temple is a symbolic theme of sacred spaces throughout history. The cave or cathedral metaphorically invokes the womb as a place of spiritual rebirth. The dome symbolizes the human cranium, or an eye facing upward. 

Sacred narratives of the human experience are built into temple architecture. Physically, the temple can mirror the human structure, as esoteric diagrams can demonstrate. Spiritually, the temple conveys life's cosmic drama and human spiritual immortality. 
Visionary art can
 offer unique yet universal symbolism that points to a realm of infinitely interconnected beings and
 the body as an iconic vessel of transformation. This illustrated talk will review the history of anthropocosmic sacred art and architecture and reveal a relationship to the vision of future temples, specifically Entheon and CoSM, the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors.  There will also be a drawing exercise to envision a personal temple.

Join Alex and Allyson as they discuss the importance and challenges of divinizing the body in 
icon driven culture, and w
e visit the site on CoSM holy grounds where Entheon is to be built.

The CoSM Store and the Mushroom Cafe will be open.

Rooms are available  for rent  in Grey House, CoSM's fully renovated Visionary Victorian guest house.

The artwork of Alex Grey & Allyson Grey plus many other visionary artists are on display in the guest house.

CoSM, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, 46 Deer Hill Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 click here for directions


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