Now, more than ever, gathering for Peace is crucial. The Buttonwood Tree (TBT) heads to the CT River to lead a program for peace and spiritual renewal. The ceremony begins and ends with sound healings and includes various speakers, music, dance and the 'burning of our burdens" in the Fire of Hope, concluding at sunset.
Andrew Prue, (of Prue Pipes) who recently created Shaking the Tree Gong and Sound Meditation at TBT, sets the tone for this unifying event. Annaita Gandhy, leader of the weekly Aligned With Source Interactive Workshop and Meditation at TBT, will talk about the importance of letting go of the past, releasing the negative energies of 2016, and looking forward with hope to a more loving, peaceful, bright 2017, as well as offer a brief guided meditation and blessing. Guests will be invited to write down their burdens, their resentments, anger and feelings of unworthiness ... to be transmuted into positive energy in the Fire of Hope. Another Buttonwood Tree program, Moments of Gratitude will be led by Anne-Marie McEwen, and a community sing-a-long with Ashley Hamel, Tracy Kroll, Carol Piro, Lou Sorrentino and others, will lead to sunset.
This free event will be held from 3:00 - 4:30pm on Saturday, December 31 at the gazebo adjacent to the Mattabesett Canoe Club in Harbor Park, Middletown, CT. Donations welcome to support The Buttonwood Tree programming and other Peace charities.
Annaita Gandhy, a spiritual and holistic counselor/ healer from India, received her Spiritual and Energy training with mediums Ellaeenah, Sohrab Ardeshir and Khursheed Jeejeebhoy in Bombay and Pune, through whom she received divine guidance and training from various ascended Master energies. She is also trained & experienced in varied healing modalities including, Meditation with Kamala Tina in Bombay, and Diana Cooper in Pune, Reiki with Sheela Mehta, Nikhil, Patel, & Elba Perez, Foot Reflexology at the Medical Mission in Pune and Numerology with Poonam Ahuja in Bombay. In addition, Annaita has completed courses in Holistic Healing, & Basic Acu Pressure at the Medical Mission in Pune, India, Herbal Healing at CHAI in Hyderabad, and Quantum Healing with Barry Elwyn-Jones in Pune.
For several years Annaita offered her services to the very poor in slums and at Sassoon Hospital in Pune, India, which taught her the importance of empowering others. She moved to Middletown CT in 2009 to be close to family and in 2011 began leading weekly empowerment workshops at The Buttonwood Tree where she shares her wisdom and experience. (10:30-noon) She is available for personal sessions by appointment.This event is sponsored by North End Arts Rising, Inc, Mattabesett Canoe Club, Suburban Stationers, Nimble Acorn Design, Allan's Tree Services LLC, The Coffeehouse Recording Studio, and McEwen Construction.