Rosh Hodesh Heshvan: Oct.-Nov.

Latest Rituals

“Stand firm in the time of withering”
brightly colored fallen leaves in yellow, purple, red, green
“Whatever is being born / In the darkened seed / Of Mar Heshvan / Is welcomed”
autumn forest with path between trees and waning light

“This is the month we remember the rainbow”

Heshvan, Heshvan

Audio/video shiviti meditation chant

Miriam’s Moon: A Shiviti Meditation

New moon meditation

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They call this time, Mar, the “bitter” month.

They call this time, Mar, the “bitter” month.

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“The new moon is a new universe for women”

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A song for the new moon

A Sliver in the Sky: A Song for Rosh Hodesh

A ritual to help begin the transformation of a bad habit to something that is healthy and life-affirming

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Meditations on Hanukkah, focusing in particular on moving from the month of Heshvan, to Kislev, and on to Tevet

Hanukkah Meditations

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