World Labyrinth Day!

From Aine McCarthy ’10:

Come join us in Celebration of World Labyrinth Day! Saturday May 1, 1 p.m. Walk as One at 1. Share a peaceful walk with people around the world at Wesleyan’s beautiful outdoor labyrinth, followed by a picnic and music. Learn about the labyrinth from a Certified Labyrinth Facilitator. Everyone is welcome!

Please also join us for labyrinth walks Fridays at 5pm!

What is the labyrinth?

The labyrinth is an archetypal pathway which you can walk.  Different from a maze, there are no tricks on the path, walking it leads you to the center. Wesleyan’s labyrinth is an eleven-circuit medieval labyrinth design, originally laid into the floor of Chartes Cathedral as a symbolic pilgrimage.  The experience invites reflection, meditation, and calm.  This is a nonreligious, spiritual practice that many different people find meaningful.  You can come to it with a question, an intention, a problem, or just a need for a study break.

Where is the labyrinth?

Approaching from Wyllys Ave: You’ll find it in between the Secret Society Tomb, and the World Music Hall. Approaching from High St: You’ll find it in between the Anthro and FGSS Dept. buildings.

Approaching from the CFA: It’s right behind the Davison Art Center next to the fountain .

Questions? Contact amccarthy@ or opostell@wes

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