‘Ground Luminosity’ our latest album, is a druidic odyssey that weaves an alchemical tapestry of sound, where interspecies collaboration meets the introspective depths of meditative practices. Within this sacred ambient space, the electrical songs of sacred plants and trees harmonise with the soul-stirring echoes of human instrumentation and voice. As an offering to imaginative freedom, each track emerges from the silence like a treasure box opening, revealing the spontaneous magic of existence. The myriad display of phenomena conjured in sonic textures and emotions arising from integrated forms. There are sounds from over ten species of plants and trees. Oak, Gorse, Hawthorn, Self-heal, Sun Opener, Calea Zacatechichi, Copper Beech, Daisy, Enchanter’s Nightshade and many others have all contributed to this work. Crafted with a healer’s touch, this album invites listeners to journey through soundscapes of discovery and transformation, where the heart’s resonance guides the narrative, breaking free from the confines of form and rigidity. ‘Ground Luminosity’ is offered as a gateway to the profound simplicity and boundless creativity that underpins our being, echoing the deep connections existing between all life forms.
‘All experience is assimilated to spontaneity: the five elements, matter and energy, all appearance, arise to demonstrate timeless, unthought spontaneity; self and other deconstructed, as pure intrinsic clarity the elements are assimilated autonomously as ordinary mind. Let the six senses relax in the amorphous perceptual field!’ ~ Longchenpa
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Here is the article I read from: ‘Breaking the Spell’ by Dr Rosalind Watts
In this tea I read Stephen Spenders’s poem ‘I think continually of those’.
Thumbnail image: Jonathan Baldock. Poem read: Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas. Join a worldwide community of like-minded people interested in nature-based spirituality for a weekly exploration of a spiritual topic and a meditation. Live every Monday at 8pm UK time. To learn more about the Druid community and training go to https://www.druidry.org To find all the Tea with a Druid meditations on the ‘Yewtube’ Outdoor Woodland Cinema, go to: https://zodogo.com/yewtube/
I quote from ‘The Celtic Devotional’ by Caitlin Matthews, and mention she has a substack.
And I mention my latest book The Gift of the Night
And the latest OBOD-sponsored podcast episode of Adventures in Nutopia: