Course Title: Sacred Scent and the Art of Anointing
Format: Self Study – you may begin at anytime
Guides/Instructors: Tara Reynolds
Registration: on Mystery School of the Goddess
Length: Open Access – All information immediately accessible
Scent was an integral part of rituals in the ancient world. Cultures like ancient Egypt, Greece and India among many others used oils, resins and herbs to enhance their sacred practices. In cultures like ancient Egypt, scent was thought to have been born from the Gods so interacting with scent for the Egyptians was like interacting directly with the divine.
This course will teach you about the ancient art of anointing and sacred scent. It will begin with a little history about scent and anointing in the ancient world. Then, there are seven different anointing rituals for you to perform with corresponding oil recipes. By the end of this course, you will have seven anointing oils which you can use in ritual. It is recommended to purchase a few essential oils to get the most out of this course. There is a list of the oils used in the Intro Lesson and you can pick and choose the best ones for you.
Some of the anointing rituals and oils in this course include a self-consecration ritual, moon ritual, vision quest ritual and more! You don’t need to have any knowledge about essential oils to use this course.