If I had a hysterectomy can I receive this rite?
If your uterus was removed is even more important that you receive this rite. Energetically you still have your womb and it is vital that you reconnect with it to reclaim your feminine wisdom and power. After receiving the initiation nurture it in every dark moon to heal any imprints of pain and sorrow and step into joy and compassion.
Can pregnant women receive the rite?
This rite is a blessing for the mother and the baby. Nevertheless, it is important to give it with extra gentleness and to honor the intuition of the expectant mother.
What about men?
All life comes from the womb of the Earth and all men come from a woman’s womb. It is just as important that men become womb keepers, as it is important for women. The way men are womb keepers is by letting women know that they support their healing journey.
Can men participate in the ceremony?
If the women who are giving and receiving the rite feel that is appropriate to invite men to hold space for the ceremony then is fine. When the men show up in service to the women it can be tremendously healing for everyone involve. They can play soft music or help set up the space so it feels even more beautiful and sacred.
Can men receive the rite?
This rite connects to a lineage of women and it focuses on the womb. Nevertheless, it is not uncommon to find men needing to heal their connection to the womb. Sometimes they suffered trauma while in the womb or they have a dysfunctional relationship with the feminine aspect of life. Then it is appropriate to ask them to imagine themselves inside the womb and then offer the rite to the enveloping womb. It can be done at the end of the ceremony creating a circle of women around the men. All women offer the rite at the same time to the womb enveloping the men.
Is it ok to charge money for the rite of the womb?
No woman should be discriminated because of money to receive the Rite.
The lineage of women who freed themselves from suffering gave us the Rite of the Womb as an act of unconditional love and compassion, and that is the spirit in which we pass it on to other women once we receive it.
Though when a woman invests her time and money in creating a special rite of the womb event (buying food, renting a place, making offerings, etc), she can ask for donations and she can ‘suggest’ the amount.
The benefit in sharing the Rite of the Womb is not finantial, but the joy of being part of a healing community that is a steward of all life on Earth.
Can the rite be given long distance?
Though it is ideal to receive the rite in person it can be done long distance. Now a days you can connect virtually making sure that you still create a sacred space.