2019 Way of Remembering - 12 Days

2019 Way of Remembering
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Join us for PROMETRA International’s Way of Remembering Pilgrimage into African Spirituality in the Republic of Benin. This exciting, hands-on participatory immersion into the culture, spirituality, and history of Benin will take place from January 5 to 16, 2019. The anchor event of the pilgrimage is the Republic of Benin’s National Holiday to Commemorate the System of Voodoo which is celebrated with a national holiday on January 10th.

During the final 3 days, (Jan 14 -16) participants will be given the option to go deeper into African spirituality through attending sessions taught by a team of African traditional healers and spiritual leaders led by Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President of PROMETRA International.

Day 1
01/05 : OUIDAH

Arrive in Benin. Transportation from Cotonou airport to Ouidah hotel provided

Day 2
01/06 : OUIDAH

Welcome meeting. Introduction of Participants, Guides and Review of Program.

Day 3
01/07 : OUIDAH

Day of Rituals

• Welcome Home and Reconnection with our African Homeland Ritual

• Day of Purification with Ceremony of the Sea on Ouidah beach with Offerings to the Water Spirits

• Ritual for harmonization to begin the healing process to heal the wounds of slavery

• Way of Remembering for individual and group forgiveness and reconnection to each other.

Day 4
01/08: OUIDAH

Walking in the footsteps of the Ancestors, we will travel down the Route of the Slaves, from the UNESCO “Door of No Return” site to the PROMETRA International “Door of Return”. A FA divination will be performed for our pilgrimage. All participants will participate in the Fire Ceremony on shores of the ocean.

Day 5
01/09 : DOUTOU

Visit the site where PROMETRA International will build The Spiritual City. It will be important that everyone understand the deep meaning of this Temple of our Ancestors, its function in our life and its role in the future of humanity. Following this visit and explanation sessions, everyone will participate in a personal ritual for reconnection to their own ancestors with the help of great spiritual masters and Voudou priests.

Day 6
01/10 : GRAND POPO

National Day of Voudou. It’s a national holiday for the entire country of Benin. The great Spiritual leaders and Vodou masters come from all the regions of Benin, from west-African sub-regions, other African countries, and other continents for this unique celebration.

Day 7
01/11 : COTONOU

Temple of THRON. There will be a mass service and ceremony for healing, spiritual reconnection, and consultation for the group.

Day 8
01/12 : AKLAKOU

Visit of the great spiritual AKPAKOSSOU Temple of SANOUGAH, receiving blessings and participate actively in the ceremonies with priests, priestesses, and other initiated people.

Day 9
01/13 : AGBANANKIN

Visit and honor the Royal Stool of the Tado civilization, which spans from Ghana to Nigeria. This place contains numerous divinities and sacred places which have been present for several millennia. Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors who brought civilization to humanity.

Day 10
01/14 : OUIDAH

The final days will be dedicated for Summary, Resolutions, and Recommendations before returning home to sereturning home the steps that we must conduct to maintain the unity and mission of our group. Ending ritual. Give thanks and gratitude to our ancestor who guide us.

Day 11
01/15 : OUIDAH

The final days will be dedicated for Summary, Resolutions, and Recommendations before returning home to sereturning home the steps that we must conduct to maintain the unity and mission of our group. Ending ritual. Give thanks and gratitude to our ancestor who guide us.

Day 12
01/16 : OUIDAH

Leave Benin.

Transportation from Ouidah hotel to Cotonou airport provided

The Trip Cost Includes

  • In-country costs of hotel/lodging
  • Ground transportation
  • Select meals
  • Translations
  • Ceremonial fees

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Flight and travel to and from Cotonou, Benin
  • Visa fees
  • Shoots and vaccinations
  • Personal incidentals
  • Travel insurance

Fees should be paid to PROMETRA USA (via check, money order, wire transfer or Pay Pal) First installment/deposit of $ 800 due by September 1st Final payment of $800 due by November 30th.

For checks and money orders, please use the following information: Payable to: PROMETRA USA

PROMETRA USA 1227 Rockbridge Road Suite 208 – 117 Stone Moutain, GA 30087

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD$1,600/person
1,600
Total $ 1,600 USD

Trip Facts

  • Jan 5 - 16, 2019
  • Cotonou Airport in Benin- COO
  • Hotel is provided with double occupancy
  • Dr. Erick Gbodossu