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Day of Silence 21 March 2015

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Day of Power 21 March 2015

BALI Day of Silence / Saka New Year / Nyepi Day

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The day after the New Moon in Pisces, the Solar Eclipse and the Vernal Spring Equinox we have THE DAY OF SILENCE IN BALI.  How auspicious.

LINKING IN:  We will be linking in with the rituals and ceremony from London to take part in the silence and will SIT IN SILENCE for ONE HOUR on the 21 March. If you can and you want to; SIT IN SILENCE FOR AN HOUR on the 21 March 2015.  Let me know how you do sitting in silence. Choose a time that is convenient and easy for you.

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What is this about? 

Offers and Holy WaterNyepi Day in Bali is a New Year’s celebration unlike anywhere else on the planet. Also known as Bali’s celebration of the Saka New Year and the Bali Day of Silence, it is ultimately the quietest day of the year, when all of its inhabitants abide by a set of local rules that brings all routine activities to a complete halt. The roads all over Bali are void of any traffic and nobody steps outside of his or her home premises.  No Travel – no cars on the streets; except ambulances and police patrols and emergencies.  No Activity. No Fire.  No Entertainment.  No lights are turned on.  Total Darkness.  Total Seclusion from 06:00 to 06:00.  A time to relax and contemplate.

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Nyepi is a public holiday in Indonesia, it is a day of silence, fasting and meditation for the Balinese people. Nyepi is a day reserved for self-reflection, and as such, anything that might interfere with that purpose is restricted. The main restrictions are no lighting fires (and lights must be kept low); no working; no entertainment or pleasure; no traveling; and, for some, no talking or eating at all.

The effect of these prohibitions is that Bali’s usually bustling streets and roads are empty, there is little or no noise from TVs and radios, and few signs of activity are seen even inside homes. The only people to be seen outdoors are the Pecalang, traditional security men who patrol the streets to ensure the prohibitions are being followed.

This unique DAY OF SILENCE marks the Saka Calendar, which is 78 years behind the Gregorian Calendar. Saka New Year 1937 falls on March 21, 2015. The next Nyepi days are March 9, 2016; March 28, 2017; March 17, 2018; March 7, 2019 and March 24, 2020.

BEFORE DAY OF SILENCE:  Village meeting halls known as ‘banjar’; and streets; feature papier-mâché effigies called ogoh-ogoh, built throughout the weeks leading up to the Saka New Year. Youth groups design and build their mythical figures with intricately shaped and tied bamboo framework; before many layers of artwork.

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The Day Before the Day of Silence every Balinese Household starts the evening with BLESSINGS at the FAMILY TEMPLE and continues with RITUALS called the pengrupukan; where each member participates in ‘chasing away’ malevolent forces, known as bhuta kala, from their compounds – hitting pots and pans or any other loud instruments along with a fiery bamboo torch. These negative spirits manifest as ogoh-ogoh, the papier-mâché effigies created earlier.  They are carried in a possession and then burnt to ward off the negativity of the ogoh-ogoh.

Then there is the DAY OF SILENCE.  Complete Silence. On the day after Nyepi, known as Ngembak Geni, social activity picks up again quickly, as families and friends gather to ask forgiveness from one another, and to perform certain religious rituals together.

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These are the Rituals Performed:
  • First, The Melasti Ritual is performed 3–4 days beforehand. It is dedicated to Sanghyang Widhi Wasa. The ritual is performed in Pura (Balinese temple) near the sea (Pura Segara) and meant to purify Arca, Pratima, and Pralingga (sacred objects) belonging to several temples, also to acquire sacred water from the sea.

  • Second, The Bhuta Yajna Ritual is performed in order to vanquish the negative elements and create a balance with God, Mankind, and Nature. The ritual is also meant to appease Batara Kala by Pecaruan offering. Devout Hindu Balinese villages usually make ogoh-ogoh, demonic statues made of bamboo and paper symbolizing negative elements or malevolent spirits. After the ogoh-ogoh have been paraded around the village, the Ngrupuk ritual takes place, which involves burning the ogoh-ogoh.

  • Third, the Nyepi Rituals are performed as follows:
    • Amati Geni: No fire or light, including no electricity
    • Amati Karya: No working
    • Amati Lelunganan: No travelling
    • Amati Lelanguan: Fasting and no revelry/self-entertainment
  • Fourth, the Yoga/Brata Ritual starts at 6:00 a.m. and continues to 6:00 a.m. the next day.
  • Fifth, the Ngembak Agni/Labuh Brata Ritual is performed for all Hindus to forgive each other and to welcome the new days to come.

  • Sixth and finally, The Dharma Shanti Rituals is performed after all the Nyepi rituals finished.[

I got all the above information on Bali from the following links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyepi and Bali Day of Silence / New Year / Nyepi Day.

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Magical Connections in Bali

Visiting Bali brought forth many new ways of living. 

The night I arrived I met up with my new friend JP Parker, who was introduced to me by the wonderful Mynoo Blackbym via Skype.   When I told her I wanted to see Bali from a spiritual perspective she introduced me to her friend and guide.  He became my Guide too.  He took me to Uluwatu Temple, Kuta Beach and Vision Villas, where I met the dashing smiling Roger Hamilton; who had just arrived from Singapore.  What was so nice was the my guide, Yanta Wayan  had already phoned ahead to Vision Villas to tell them I was coming.  Great initiative.  At Uluwatu I loved the actual temple priest blessing me with holy waterYanta Wayan  is an exceptional Guide. 

Names & Birthdays in Bali

There are four names in Bali that both men and women share. They are:  Wayan, Made, Nyoman and Ketut. The names are given to each child by the order of birth.  The first boy or girl is Wayan.  So I guess I would be named Wayan.  The second child is Made.  The third child is Nyoman. The fourth child is Ketut.   If a Balinese family have more than four children they start the name from number one and the fifth child is called Wayan.   Balinese people like using nicknames or family names to refer to themselves.

As a woman I am called “Miss Toks Beverley Coker” in London, in Bali I would be “Ni Wayan”.  Men are “Mr” in London; and “I” in Bali.  So a first born boy would be “I Wayan”.   This really is a different life style. 

The Balinese celebrate their birthday every 6 months.  Another wonderful new information to digest I thought.  I thought he just told me he is 43 English years; that makes him 86 Bali years. I decided to end the conversation.  Too much maths I thought.

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Island of the Gods: Rituals Ceremonies Offerings

Walking around Ubud, Bali, I saw a lot of rituals being performed by the ladies in the hotels, the restaurants, the streets, the front of homes, the toilets, the gardens, in the road (middle of the road, corner of the road), the temples, the forest, the caves, etc.  It was absolutely fascinating watching the way the women walked and carried the offerings on their heads or holding the offering tray in one hand. 

Bali really is the Island of the Gods. I can say I have never seen so many rituals in one hour.   It was every day, every hour, every minute.  There was no stopping the never-ending procession of women doing rituals in traditional clothing with a smile on their face.  Fascinating. 

I found all this time consuming; and wondered at the expense of the offerings (flowers, fruits, incense, leaves, money, etc.) and clothing.  I realised they spent a lot of their money doing all this.  Even when working they will take time off to do their rituals.  They cannot live with out these rituals, offering and ceremonies.  Every two to four days is a religious ceremony.  I felt an element of self-sacrifice and order was needed to keep this cycle going.  I could see the practice of good thought, good speech and good deed in action everywhere I observed as they performed their sacred duties.   

There are fives types of ceremonies: Ceremonies for the Gods, for human’s important life events, for priests, for ancestors and for devils.  Rituals and Ceremonies between Spirits (good and bad) and Humans.  Offerings are made to the different gods – god of the temple, the family temple, the main temple, to nearby temples, and to original temples.  Offerings are also made to Nature gods, Mother Earth, and the Sea god.

In my hotel they were doing a lot of ceremonies for healing and protection.  I would be having my breakfast; and; then I would watch a woman slowly meandering; in her feminine attire; walking to the spot where she would be doing the sacred offering.  I would watch with reverence as she moved her delicate hands and her serene face would be muttering silently a prayer.  It really was a very peaceful process to watch.  I simply loved the style of walking – feminine, slowly, focused and gentle.  No rush.  I thought that is one thing I need to take away with me – no rush.  With graceful intent, purpose and focus; they made offerings of love. They are thanking and praising the gods. Feminine Woman Warrior Power.

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offerings of loveI loved the colourful display of the offerings the ladies carried around.  Each object had a meaning.  The three major Hindu gods are symbolised by the offering of lime (Shiva), betel nut (Vishnu) and gambier (Brahma).  There were flowers everywhere. I was always seeing lots of marigold around: in water ponds, in toilets, in pathways and by doorways’.  I asked what the flowers represented and I was told that they represent different directions, and gods.  The Gods have their own colour. 

  • White-coloured flowers that point to the east as a symbol of Iswara
  • Red-coloured flowers that point to the south as a symbol of Brahma
  • Yellow-coloured flowers that point to the west as a symbol of Mahadeva
  • Black, Blue or Green coloured flowers that point to the north as a symbol of Vishnu
  • Centre is Shiva

You can read more about what is in the offerings on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canang_sari

Wearing White I love wearing white in London when I do my work; and I loved wearing white in Bali.  I loved the fact that the priest wear white and it made me happy as I remembered the dream I had before I left.  I was told to take white clothes and wear white. I love my messages and whispers. 

Lovely LadyI loved the feminine attire of the women.  I loved the fact they wore slippers.  I normally do not like slippers, but in Bali my toes seems to like them and feel no pain!  Magic already.

Visiting the temples, the sacred temples, the water temples, the rice fields, the monkey forest was such a treat for me.  I observed everything and recorded everything in my memory.  It pulled at a very deep portal; deep within me. 

It was nice to be like a school girl and learn again.  It was nice to start again and not be the teacher or leader. It was nice to learn from my Bali Guide, Yanta.  I loved it when he said the Hindu like the number three – they have three main gods – Brahma whose Holy Letter is A, Vishnu whose Holy Letter is U and Shiva whose Holy Letter is M.  Put together they make the word AUM pronounced OOOMMMMM.  They are the generator, operator and destroyer of life. 

I loved the school children in their uniform with their big smiles and determined academic manner.  I loved watching the people of Bali sit in circles on the floor, laughing, talking to each other, sharing happy moments and quality time together.  They are a people who come together as ONE in the truest sense.  They give life meaning; and; allow the concept of knowing the unknowable. I loved the concept of freedom they showed and their sense of freedom they expressed amongst themselves and their family.

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13-1-13 Alchemical Resurrection of Your True Self

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Alchemical Resurrection of Your True Self

Alchemical Resurrection

Your True Self

Opportunity to Grow

Your Blooming Self

Your Liberation to You 13/1/13

All Attendees will receive a £20 Gift Voucher

21 12 12 Workshop with Toks Hands of Light with Legions of Light

Bring with You:

  1. something white to wear: a simple lovely all white outfit to wear to express your purity and vibrancy. We have a few extra white outfits to wear if you find you do not have a white top or a white skirt. Please let us know if you need to use one of the extra whites we have. Also if you have extra whites to share please bring with you. Thank you.
  2. soft slippers or socks to wear in the workshop. We will be taking off our shoes in the workshop.
  3. your own food and drink if you are on a special diet. NO pork, pig or bacon please.
  4. pen, paper, crayons to write with and a notebook
  5. a pictures of yourself (you may bring a few and make up your mind at the workshop)
  6. a collection of words and pictures you like (that represent you) from magazines, books, etc.
  7. Please bring with you cash if you want to buy crystals. We will have crystals to help you with your work, career, relationship, love, money, sexuality, etc.
  8. Please bring with you your printed ticket to hand in at the event, once you have paid on line. If you decide to pay cash please bring exact amount with you. Thank you.

chest of good fortuneImportance of 13/1/13

We all knew 21/12/12 was not the end of the world now didn’t we? Last year was so full of doom and gloom and fear with the wrong interpretation of the Mayan Calendar! It was only an end to a cycle marking a beginning of a new cycle: the next b’ak’tu, Long Count 13.0.0.0.0; which goes on till 13 October 4772; which will then be the age of Capricorn! Now you know why we are celebrating on 13/1/13: now is the time for something new and exciting so let us move forward with courage and confidence; and leave behind the doom and gloom and fear. Did you know the Mayans do not believe in the end of the world? They work in cycles of life. Now Friday 11 January is a NewMoon in Capricorn and we will be carrying this to 13/1/13. How auspicious is this day then! We will be celebrating the New and inviting in the new and planting a seed to your happiness that will grow and blossom. You will experience an Alchemical Resurrection of Your True Self. Are you ready to open the door to your new life?

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Sunday 10 February 2013: New Moon in Aquarius & New Year of the Black Water Snake

Along with this new Celestial Energy, we will be ushering in the energy of the Black Water Snake with the Chinese New Year on Sunday 10 February when we will be holding a New Moon Meditation Workshop working with the energy of the black water snake and Aquarius; leaving behind 2012, year of the intense dragon.

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Sunday 13 January 2013: Combining New Moon in Capricorn & 13/1/13

As you may know, this Friday (11-1-13) is the New Moon in Capricorn. I would normally be holding an evening meditation workshop on that night; however, due to the proximity of 13-1-13, I have decided to combine these two powerful portals of energetic light; infusing more light shifts; thus amplifying the energies! As such, there will be no New Moon meditation this Friday evening. We will have a vibrationally alchemical healing workshop in a beautiful home on 13/1/13. What will be revealed to you about yourself? Come to this safe sacred space to find out in a healing alchemical environment.

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What YOU will cover on 13-1-13:

  1. You will look at the magical dimensions within you; by Clearly, Re-Defining and Identifying your True Goals, Vision and Mission for 2013.
  2. You will identify ways of achieving your Goals based on your Truth and not someone else’s limiting truth of you.
  3. You will create a 2013 Dream/Vision Board for yourself based on an energetic transmission.
  4. You will Co-Create your Future in a Healing Space by Empowering your Resonance and Essence; so that You can Tap Into your Future Where ever You Are in the World.
  5. You will look at All your Options and Who and Where you are Now.
  6. You will Anchor in Spiritual Power to Manifest your Goals, Vision and Mission.
  7. You will Energetically and Practically Clear stuck limiting beliefs, fears, emotions and patterns that are holding you back or you are ‘entertaining’ out of habit.
  8. You will explore preserving relationships that honour you in 2013: work, career, family, mother, father, daughter, son, sister, brother, in-laws, step children, step parents, lover, partner, wife, husband, colleague, etc.
  9. You will look to understanding an emotional pattern from the past and seek to transform that poison to medicine. You will look at your Spiritual Psychology of Yourself: Transforming the dilemma in your Life Right Now.
  10. You will burn a bridge that no longer serves you; so you do not go back to that pattern of blame, confusion, irritation, annoyance, bitterness or victim.
  11. You will do a Simple Practical Exercise to Clear Time Lines and Create Power Lines to Journey through Past, Present and Future.
  12. You will call in the energy of the 4 elements (Earth, Air, Fire & Water) Mother Earth, Gaia, Father Sky, YOU will call in a practical action to take in 4 areas of your life to manifest your dreams and hopes.
  13. You will Receive 13 Creative Practical Steps to Move Forward with your Energy of 13/1/13 Matrix.
  14. You will privately write our New Moon wishes for 2013: experiencing Soul Making at Work in your Life.
  15. You will Plant a New Seed in your Energetic Body and In Your Physical Body to grow to love who you are Becoming.
  16. You will look at the New YOU that you are now and that you are becoming. Then you can answer the question: Who Am I? I am ……
  17. You will practice the law of attraction with magnetic healing
  18. You will learn a psychic protection exercise to carry you forth with the multi-dimension of 13/1/13.
  19. You will learn how to communicate your truth in your alchemical resurrection process. You will be able to More Freely Express Ourselves in a Simple and more Holistic Way. You will be able to say: I am who I am meant to be.

You do not want to miss this wonderful opportunity to grow to resurrect your bloom.

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Workshop: Alchemical Resurrection of Your True Self

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: Flat 3, Imperial Court, 55-56 Prince Albert Road, St Johns Wood, London NW8 7PT United Kingdom

Directions to VenueTube: From St Johns Wood Tube Station, Jubilee line. When you come out of St Johns Wood Tube Station turn left and walk down Acacia Road. On your right you will see Townsend Road. Walk down Townsend Road till you get to where it meets Prince Albert Road. On your left you will see Flat 3. It is a 10 minute walk.  Bus: 274 Request Stop on Prince Albert Road just before the bus crosses Avenue Road.

All Attendees will receive a £20 Gift Voucher

Spiritual Investment

Spiritual Investment: £130 (working with the number 13 and 0)

Special Discount: £100 (This discount is ONLY for Legions of Light students who attended 11/11/11, 12/12/12 and 21/12/12 Workshop with Toks.)

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5101735428

Refreshments

We will have refreshments of teas, biscuits and chocolates to share throughout the day. Please bring your own lunch; especially if you are on a special diet. Bring something to share if you can. Please do not bring no pork or ham please.

Alchemical Resurrection of Your True Self

Alchemical Resurrection

Your True Self

Opportunity to Grow

Your Blooming Self

Your Liberation to You 13/1/13

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13 1 13 ALCHEMICAL RESURRECTION

All Attendees will receive a £20 Gift Voucher

12 12 12, 13:12:12 & 21 12 12

Hands of Light with Toks Coker3 Dates = 3 Workshops with Hands of Light 12:12:12    13:12:12    21:12:12

Light Shift

Your Alignment to Now

   Your Soul’s Evolution

   Your Awakening & Rising

   Your Life Shift

There is so much happening globally, collectively and individually. Light Shifts awaken your inner light and help you with all these transitions. Experience these multiple portals as a journey that is awaiting you in this Now – without fear.

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” Joseph Campbell.

Time to address what is missing and honour the shifts that are showing up in your life right now. You cannot escape these various revolutionary portals of life. 

Read about the workshops below and see yourself attending this wonderful energy portal of life shift with light.  Hands of Light gifts you discounts below.  Thank you.  xxxxx

Light Shift

12:12:12 Energy of Now

What is this day about?

  • This is a day of Acceleration. There is so much building up to this day in your personal life. We will be identifying the Light Shifts that you are going through as well as Anchoring your Matrix. It is going to BE a momentous Awaking for you. This will be your Journey to Freedom. It will involve your Soul Contracts and your Soul Destiny as well as intense Karmic Relationships and Karmic Bonds. We will be moving through Higher Creation, Ascension Portals & Masters, Gateways & Doorways. You will be making Choices for your Highest Good, your Alignment to the Now. Prepare yourself for the next 9 days of Transition, as together, we move into a New Paradigm of Existence and Unity.
  • The Numerology for this day: 12, 9, 6, 3.
  • Bring with you, if you can, a Gift worth £12 to Give Away and 12 Symbols to Share (Symbols may be Drawn, Photos, or Objects)
  • Wear white for this event. All white please. 

Times & Spiritual Investment

10am–5pm = £140

7pm-1am = £120.

All Day: 10am-1am = £234 (10% discount applied)

Please pay here:)  http://121212lightshifts.eventbrite.com/ 

Food

Prices do not include food so please bring your own food (Do not bring anything with pork or ham). Thank you.

Light Shift

13:12:12 New Moon in Sagittarius Meditation Workshop

What is this evening about?

  • An evening celebrating the vibration of the New Moon Energy; after the powerful vortex of 12:12:12. We will be birthing a Freedom Seed in your development towards higher New Wisdom, Cosmic Consciousness, and Monadism.

Time and Spiritual Investment

7pm-10pm = £44  

Please pay here:)  http://tokscokernewmoon1212.eventbrite.com/?ebtv=C

Food

Prices do not include food so please bring food to share after workshop. (Do not bring anything with pork or ham). Thank you.

Light Shift

21:12:12 Energy of Transformation with Winter Solstice

What is this day about?

  • This is a day of Spiritual Growth as we Reflect on Lessons Learnt in the past 9 days. We will be moving through an Individual & Collective Global Reformation of Spirit a.k.a. A MASSIVE Shift in Consciousness. We will be Activating your Divine Original Blue Print through Purification Matrix Crystal Healing on the DNA/Cellular Level. We will also Be Awakening your Essence Voice Vortex and Gracing your Moment whilst looking at and Making the Right Choices for YOU: Pondering and Intuiting your Work, Career, Money, Relationships, Love, and Life. This will be a Pivotal Time, Preparing You for 2013 on a Galactic Level.
  • The Numerology for this day: 21, 12, 13.
  • Bring with you, if you can, a £12 gift to Give Away and 21 Symbols to share (Symbols may be Drawn, Photos, or Objects)

Time and Spiritual Investment

10am–5pm = £140

7pm-1am = £120.

All Day: 10am-1am = £234 (10% discount applied)

Please pay here:) http://121212lightshifts.eventbrite.com/

Food

Prices do not include food so please bring your own food (Do not bring anything with pork or ham). Thank you.

Light Shift

DISCOUNTS

20% DISCOUNT for 2 Full Days

If you are ATTENDING BOTH DATES, 12th & 21st December (10am-1am) = £421

20% DISCOUNT for Introduction

For every new person you bring you will get 20% discount on what you paid for – this will be reimbursed to you post event. This person must be someone Toks has never worked with before.

Your Alignment to Now

Your Soul’s Evolution

Your Awakening & Rising

Your Life Shift

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