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The Labyrinth

You are on the path; exactly where you’re meant to be right now and from here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of healing, of courage, of beauty, of dignity and of love. Caroline Adams.

The Labyrinth is a model of that path used through the ages as a tool for pilgrimage, meditation or prayer. This ancient symbol creates a sacred space and leads us out of our ego to ‘that which is within’.

 

Both the imagery of the circle and of the spiral are combined to form a winding, purposeful path representing our journey to the centre of our deepest self and back out again into the world with a broadened understanding of who we are.

Chartres labyrinth                                                                                                photo by Ashley Batz

Transcending barriers of difference, the labyrinth welcomes everyone, bringing people together to share the common path of life.

The Labyrinth at Polwarth Church

A lovely 7 circuit Classic design labyrinth is varnished on the floor of our Church sanctuary.

For a simple guide to walking it click

           HERE 

You can even let your finger trace the path of a finger labyrinth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Next Labyrinth Event at Polwarth is:             

Winter Tranquillity  

Why not come into the peace of our sanctuary?
Wednesday 28th November 2018, 7.30 – 9.00 pm

Gentle music, soothing words of poetry, our candlelit Labyrinth walk,
time for stillness and reflection. These might offer some calm, or
even solace, at this time of the year.
To reserve a place e-mail: Margaret:   labyrinth@polwarth.org.uk
£5 donation (includes refreshments)
Polwarth Parish Church, 36-38 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh, EH11 1LU (Buses 10 & 27)  

 

Some Comments from Recent Walkers

‘ I felt extremely relaxed which was very pleasant as I’m often tense and restless’

‘ A tranquil escape from the stresses of everyday life’

‘It certainly mirrored the intricacies of life for me. The opportunity to step out and not rush headlong was invaluable.  I felt that I had only explored a tiny fraction of what it held’.

 

Future Labyrinth Events

Polwarth Church hosts facilitated events from time to time which we advertise on our website and on Facebook

A growing number of people come along to these events so if you would like to receive more information or be placed on our mailing list please contact Margaret:   labyrinth@polwarth.org.uk

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