is a Labyrinth? A
The original 800 year-old pattern for this
eleven circuit labyrinth is in Chartres Cathedral in France. 2001 marked
the 1000 anniversary of
Labyrinth was dedicated to "All Those on the Journey" on
the Summer Solstice, June 21, 2000. Dedication
labyrinth pattern is also in the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
The labyrinth is 108' in diameter
which makes it one of the largest in the United States.
The berm around the labyrinth is
120' in diameter, 3' high and topped with cottonwood logs. 173
lavender plants encircle the inside of the base.
Approximately 25 tons of
fieldstones were used to make the pattern.
ancient sacred tool is used as a walking meditation. The total walk in and out is 4/5 of a
At this time the
labyrinth is always open unless a special event is scheduled. Just be sure to close all the gates so the deer
will not nibble the plants.
Bring a stone to leave
within the pattern to commemorate your walk or use one of the white stones
that are provided near the entrance.
is no right or wrong way to walk a labyrinth. Do what feels
natural for you.
everything that happens on the labyrinth a metaphor for your
soul never thinks without an image." Aristotle
do not bring pets to the labyrinth.