Burning Bowl Ceremony

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Unity of Springfield's Annual Burning Bowl Ceremony

As the year draws to a close, Unity of Springfield warmly invites you to join our spiritual family in a transformative tradition: the Burning Bowl Ceremony. This powerful event marks the cusp of the New Year, ushering in a period of renewal, intention, and unity.

Releasing What No Longer Serves Us

The Burning Bowl Ceremony is a cherished ritual within the Unity community, symbolizing the release of old patterns, thoughts, and behaviors that we acknowledge no longer serve our highest good. It's an opportunity to lay down the burdens of the past, creating space in our hearts and lives for new, affirming experiences and aspirations.

A Symbolic Practice of Letting Go

In this ceremony, participants are guided through a process of deep reflection, identifying those elements they are ready to release. These might be written on paper, then placed into a communal fire (or bowl of water) —the Burning (or dissolving) Bowl. As the flames consume or the water dissolves the paper, they symbolize the dissolution of old, limiting patterns, making way for the inception of new, life-affirming intentions and dreams.


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Date: December 31, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM

A New Years Prayer


Cleansing the Human Experience

This event is akin to a spring cleaning of the soul—a purging of internal clutter. It's a time to cleanse our spirit, allowing for clarity and a refreshed perspective as we stand on the threshold of the New Year. By consciously releasing these elements, we open ourselves up to the infinite possibilities that await us in the coming year.

Welcoming the New Year with Clarity and Vision

Participating in the Burning Bowl Ceremony is not only about saying goodbye to the old but also welcoming the new with open arms, a clear mind, and a purified heart. It's about setting our intentions, visualizing our path forward, and stepping into the New Year with a vision for a brighter, more fulfilling future.

Join us in this profound experience, setting the stage for a 2024 filled with love, growth, success, and spiritual enrichment. Together, we'll ignite the flames of transformation, forging our future in their purifying heat.


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