Date: Saturday, December 5, 2009
Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Location: Bayanihan Center 1010 Mission Street @ 6th Street San Francisco, CA 94103
More Info: Babaylan Rising Details and RSVP page

“BABAYLAN is a Filipino word that refers specifically to an individual or a group of healers, mostly women, who were acknowledged by friends and family as possessing extraordinary gifts… having a gift of vision; an ability to see through schemes or situations and later advise on future plans… or the gift for healing; a specific touch or intuited or passed-on knowledge to specific processes of ‘fixing’ and ‘putting’ people and things together. The first priority of all Babaylan [is] her community.” –Carlos Villa

Join us for an evening of ritual gathering and ceremony.

This fundraiser’s intention is to Invoke the Babaylan spirit through a ritual dance the Dugso in the tradition of the Talaandig tribe, creation myth reenactment, Eskrima martial arts, poetry, and sacred drumming.

*Presale tickets $15 – $20 at the door
Discounts for students with id $10 presale – $15 at the door*

This event will also feature guest speaker Leny Strobel (Center for Babaylan Studies Director

A silent auction of Babaylan inspired art and crafts will start at 6:30 and go on throughout the evening. Requesting that guests bring a check book or cash if participation in the silent auction is desired.

Light appetizers will be provided with an open invitation to guest would like to donate food offerings for the evening.

Come with open mind and an open heart and witness the blessing and wisdom of Babaylan Spirit.

SPONSORED BY: No Worries Catering

The Center for Babaylan Studies (CfBS) is a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit activity of the International Humanities Center (IHC)