The Temple Training- Love Initiation

8 February 2021, 10:00 am – 19 March 2021, 5:00 pm

Monday 8 February to Friday 19 March 2021
The Temple Training is a 6 week immersion at Highden Temple in Aotearoa (New Zealand).
It provides the opportunity to learn and demonstrate together the next step forward in the anchoring of the modern Temple.


Time and Location

8 February 2021, 10:00 am – 19 March 2021, 5:00 pm

Highden Manor Estate Green Road, Awahuri, New Zealand

About the Event

THE TEMPLE TRAINING - LOVE INITIATION Monday 8 February to Friday 19 March 2021 The Temple Training is a 6 week immersion at Highden Temple in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Designed to cover all aspects of conscious sacred living, it is for those who have already made considerable progress on their path of liberation and embodiment. It provides the opportunity to learn and demonstrate together the next step forward in the anchoring of the modern Temple. This is not just a workshop but an actual living experience - be part of the source code of creative, loving, shamanic, ecstatic community. THE LOVE INITIATION The initial stage of the anchoring of Highden Temple took place over three and a half years and seven temple trainings. These were the seven sub rays of the first ray which is about initiating through the use of the will. The Temple has landed and so much has already been learned about the process of group initiation. In 2021 we begin the second cycle of seven trainings whose core essence is the second ray of Love-Wisdom. The first training begins in February and combines the initiatory power of the first ray with the compassion and inclusiveness of the second. Now we fully open the Heart of the temple. The Temple Training is a call from soul. A call that does not come from the mind, desire, or wanting to come the next workshop or the next thing, but from a deeper place of soul calling that has no choice but to break open to the love that is all. THE CURRICULUM An outline of areas of focus during the training: AWARENESS Meditation, Cosmology, Astrology, Rayology, Soul Fusion, The Void EROS Life force Activation, Polarity & Magnetism, Tantric Sexuality, Magic & Rituals COMMUNITY Love & Relationship, Group Soul & Group Initiation, Living as Organism CREATIVITY Unique self & Life Purpose, Synergy, Money and the Economics of Love EARTH Shamanism, Earth energies, Working with Devas, Planetary Kundalini, Initiations & Ceremonies And....these are just guides - the real curriculum is the living current of life force emerging through each of us and between us as love reveals to us its next great unfoldment in planetary evolution and group transmission. The programme runs Monday to Friday for six weeks. Citizens of most countries can easily get a three month visitor visa to NZ which allows time for further travel before or after the gathering. COST The exchange is USD $6,250 Cost includes food & accommodation in comfortable dorm style (single and triple rooms) with shared bathroom. A limited number of private rooms are available in the Manor house from US $7500 - $8250. We have made every effort to keep the cost as affordable as possible for this training.  Applicants with financial constraints are encouraged to seek support from their communities. NOTE: costs include accommodation over weekends, which are self catered and provide the opportunity to contribute to the community life. You can also get out and explore the many beautiful spots in the surrounding countryside. ENROLLMENT There is an application process and interview to ensure the group synergy is flowing and that the programme is suitable for each participant. Fill in the application here: Or write to: with any questions. TEACHING TEAM

LEAD TEACHER - JANINE MA-REE Janine Ma-Ree has been facilitating transformational spaces for over 25 years. She supports people to live a life of Spiritual embodiment, shadow integration, wild innocence, and from an ecstatic resonance anchored in the dark. She has a passion for the mysteries of matter, the shamanic, the holy dark and the path of the mystic. A few years ago Janine founded Red Earth Temple, a living temple of activated wild land. The land is her teacher, her muse and co creator. The acres of Red Earth, combined with the womb canyon through the centre, and the Wild Innocence of the untamed bush, create a potent shamanic field for deep immersion, ritual and session work. She created the Shamanic Womb Journey work, is lead faculty at International School of Temple Arts and serves in Wisdom Circle, lead facilitator at Highden Mystery School, and creates/co creates other offerings as they emerge. Janine draws on 30 years experience in holistic health as a practitioner, presenter and facilitator as well as the many mentors, guides, teachers and experiences that she has been gifted on her life's path. CO-TEACHER - WINTER JADE ICELY Winter is an international teacher who has been developing and facilitating trainings for the past seven years in the realms of the mystical arts, sexuality and dark embodiment.   Winter has been part of the core team and a guest teacher throughout the three years of the Temple Trainings.  She is a member of Highden Governance and part of the Soul Education team developing the curriculum and teachings for the mystery school trainings. Winter’s work penetrates ideas of gender and sexuality and the spaces she creates are beyond constructs of duality, of him and her, heterosexual and homosexual to the deeper realms of soul, the singularity that connects us all. Winter is a qualified social worker and holistic counsellor working with clients and groups through periods of crisis and soul development. She has a deep calling to bring forth the temples of the new earth, to create spaces that penetrate worlds, that merge spirit and matter. CO-TEACHER - RAFFAELLO MANACORDA Raffaello is an international Tantra teacher and Daka (sacred sexuality practitioner). He has been practicing Tantra for more than 15 years and has undergone intensive training in several styles of Yoga. After completing an MA in Philosophy, Raffaello decided to spend more than twelve years living in alternative communities and experimenting with radically alternative lifestyles. It was in these wild years that he first encountered Tantra, the "rebel way to Spirit". This encounter developed into a life-long practice, first on a solo journey, then studying Tantra and Yoga in some of the best worldwide schools. Raffaello serves as lead faculty in ISTA, the International School of Temple Arts, and teaches and lectures worldwide. He is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Wisdom Studies with Ubiquity University (California). Raffaello is also the co-creator of the ISTA Practitioner Training (PT), ISTA’s program for coaches and practitioners in the field of conscious sexuality. Raffaello was one of the pioneers on the support team for Ray 1 and Ray 3 of The Temple Training at Highden and is excited to co-facilitate the first iteration of the new cycle. LOCATION Highden Temple is a Mystery School for soul initiation, leadership, magic and the creation of soul community.  Built in New Zealand in 1897, Highden Temple is surrounded by manicured gardens, a protected wild forest and a 28 stone mandala consciously embedded to hold the vibration of this work.  Highden is a place where a new expression of culture, spiritual education and soul community come together; we are road testing a new map for civilisation that reflects an embodied approach to life, love and a sacred relationship with the earth. NEW ZEALAND A unique country to visit with a beauty and magic straight out of Lord of The Rings. The earth energies are strong and the land is gentle with no dangerous animals. In the absence of predators, the birds were able to fold their wings and live on the forest floor. It is a safe place for the soul to land - a turangawaewae ( sacred place to stand in Maori ). It is the first land to see the new dawn. Within two hours of Highden there are wild rivers, a huge lake, snow capped mountains, gorges, beaches and forests. you are also 15 minutes from a city, with airport, bus and train connections. Some of you may fall so in love with what is happening here that we might invite you to stay and form part of it. Others will have given and received their gifts and be ready to take it into the world. Either way our intention is for you to be connected to source, deeply home in your soul knowing, rooted in the juicy wisdom of your body and the earth, equipped with the skills and experiences to effectively synergise with others. Together we become the seeds and weave the pattern our emergent vibrant global temple. Photo credit: Daniel B Holeman

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