White Moon TeachingsWhite Moon Teachings are a curriculum in personal empowerment and priestess training. The course takes approximately two years to complete, but can be completed in as little as 13 months at an intensive pace. The course is eclectic and Goddess-centered, built upon the foundation of the Women's Spirituality Movement as it has evolved over the last 35 years. This training is open to people of all faiths who are seeking to incorporate the Goddess into their existing spirituality. Curriculum includes Goddess studies, ritual, meditation, prayer, magick, healing, divination, dreams, and astral work. One-on-one instruction and interaction with other students is provided. Graduates of this course are eligible to enroll in a public ministry course and to receive ordination through The Order of The White Moon.
Schools for White Moon Teachings
The Rainbow Moon (open to trans folks & couples)
Some members of the Order of the White Moon also offer short courses on a variety of topics.
White Moon CurriculumLevel I (four months) focuses on Goddess studies, sacred space, ritual, and personal empowerment. The first level essentially serves as a foundation for daily practice. Students observe the seasons, connect with the moon, and begin mediation, energy work, and spell crafting. Both novice and experienced students are required to begin with Level I. In this, and each subsequent level, students create a final project focused on a particular Goddess.
Level II (four months) deepens the study of meditation and energy work and introduces the practice of divination, focusing on the Motherpeace Tarot. This level also contains a strong emphasis on chakra work and self-healing. Level II students choose to follow the Path of Prayer or the Path of Magick.
Level III (five months) strongly emphasizes dream, astral, and shamanic work, and introduces body-based lunar astrology. In addition, students choose three elective areas of study: gemstones, herbs, candle magick, dream work, healing, and Tarot spells. For the last month, students undergo a practical internship in teaching, divination, healing, or prayer.
Students must satisfactorily complete all of the assignments in order to receive course certificates. Levels II & III include some elective course offerings (where students may choose what to study), but most of the course material is required.
Ceremonial Cords and framable Completion Certificates are awarded at no extra cost to those completing each level.
Level I : Initiate, white cord
Level I graduates automatically become members of The Order of The White Moon or our affiliated Order of the Rainbow Moon.
Tuition is $30-US per 4 weeks of lessons. There is no extra fee for moving through the lessons more slowly. The entire fee for each level is $120-US. (Level III includes one month free.) Students must also buy approximately three textbooks for each course level.
Tuition covers lessons & assignments, personalized instructor evaluation & feedback, and discussion & support from other students. In addition, students will receive audio lessons of guided meditations & exercises. Any other materials needed should be readily available around your house or at a local thrift store. No expensive tools are needed.
Qualifying graduates of Level III may apply to Level IV for public ministry training. Graduates of Level IV are eligible to receive ordination.
Sisters of the Rising MoonSisters of the Rising Moon is a daughter school of the Order of the White Moon, based in Arlington, Virginia. High Priestess Ka Wahine Ahi wishes to share the liberation, empowerment and ecstasy of the Goddess with all women seekers.
Dark Moon's Heart
The journey to the heart center can take us on a spiraling path of death and rebirth. Like the snake shedding its skin, this process can be painful at times. Patriarchy has taught women to fear their personal power, to deny it, to dismiss it. All too often, a woman's Divine light remains hidden under layers of fear, anger, subjugation, past wounds and present injustices. Dark Moon's Heart provides a safe, nurturing environment for the uncoiling spirit. It is a place where a woman can die to her old self, and be reborn to the life she is meant to be living, honouring the Goddess within.
The Rainbow MoonThe Rainbow Moon is a sister order of The Order of the White Moon. Kerritwyn, head of the Order, is an H.P. who completed the White Moon School coursework and was ordained in the Order of the White Moon in December of 2000. The curriculum for the Rainbow Moon School is the same as taught in other OWM schools, with additional material added for TV/CD/TG/TS transgendered seekers. Legal Ordination for students who complete Level IV will be provided by affiliation with the Order of the White Moon, pursuant to Resolution #3 of the Board of Directors. Kerritwyn is a genetic woman married to an MTF transgendered parter. This online school is open to MTF transgendered students and their wives or girlfriends aged 18 or older.
Taught by HP Ajna DreamsAwake
This 4-week course is designed to provide women with the means to explore emotional issues in their lives within a safe and nurturing environment. The focus of the course will be on the Womb Chakra and Heart Chakra. These two Chakras align with the anatomical features that are the epitome of a woman's body, that is, the Womb, the Heart and the Breasts. These areas are where a woman's power emanates from. The Womb and Heart Chakras also tend to be out of balance in women due to the suppression of the Divine Feminine within patriarchal culture.
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Taught by HP Literata
Learn about the magical qualities of herbs! Each week introduces a new group of herbs and a new magical method of using them. Begin your journey with herbal magic.
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Taught by HP Literata
The idea of multiple intelligences helps us assess our abilities in several different domains as separate but related ways of approaching the world. This workshop uses multiple intelligences to examine the different skills and talents we use for magic, and how we use these alone and in combination. We discuss how to make the most of your talents, how to use your strengths to counterbalance your weaknesses, and how we can bring multiple intelligences together for more engaging and powerful magical work.
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