Episode 11 - Part 2 is a continuation of my review of Coph Nia from the standpoint of my personal journey with rites of passage and the hero's journey as a background. It includes an "Earth My Body Chant" by Coph Nia attendees; information on the Coph Nia Calendar which is now available for purchase; a song dedication from me to other Coph Nia 2014 attendees; and a few outtakes from the event.
This episode is part one of a two part review of Coph Nia - a Spiritual Gathering for Gay and Bisexual Pagan Men held this year from August 6-10, 2014 at Four Quarters Interfaith Sanctuary in Artemis, Pennsylvania. Featured presenters at the event included Erick Dupree, Steve Kenson, Gaffer that Harp Guy, and Mel Mystery.This episode features:An overview and review of Coph Nia, Ordo Aeternus Vovin (OAV) who produced the event, and Four Quarters where the event was held. A transformation chant to the Hindu Goddess Kali Ma led by Erick Dupree. Event reviews from Coph Nia attendees. A touching poem about the event titled "Periculum" read by a Coph Nia attendee who wrote the poem. A performance by Gaffer that Harp Guy focusing on the forbidden love between a Honeysuckle and a Vine Weed. Part 2 will be out soon and will focus on my personal experiences at the event from the point of view of rites of passage and the hero's journey and will feature additional recordings from the gathering.