Program

Feb 2-5 | 4 days of Workshops & Ceremony, with Talks and Panels in the Evenings
Feb 6-7 | 2 Days of Talks and Panels.
All Talks & Panels will be Webcast.
This program is subject to change. Like our facebook page for live updates.


Tuesday Feb 2, 2016 – Workshop Day
(All ticket holders of any kind are welcome to attend the Opening Ceremony)
9.00am Registration Opens
9.30am Gather for Opening Welcome

10.00am Opening Ceremony including Lighting of the Sacred Fire with Indigenous Custodians Lois Cook, Jinki & Jarmbi Githabul.
11.30am  Flowerbaths with Jewelli Dollman
1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Sacred Instrument Making Workshop with Quilla & Dan Schreiber
3.00pm Vision Quest: An In-Depth Discussion with Rain Czupryna & Steve McKenzie
4.30pm Fireside Forum – All Welcome

6.30 Dinner
(Evening talks will be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.)
7.00pm Panel | Grandfather Cactus Medicines of The Americas with Maya Waken, Sarah Singing Raven | #somara #cactus
8.00pm Panel | From Heroic Dose to Microdose to Endo with Jewelli Dollman, Doesjka and more. | #somara #dose
9.00pm Fireside Forum with Indigenous Storytelling from Lois Cook & Jinki
10.30pm Ceremonial Closing


Wednesday Feb 3, 2016 – Workshop Day
9.00am Registration

9.40am Opening Invocation
10.00am Chocolate Yoga with Sjha’ra (Ceremonial Cacao $4 Per Cup)
11.30pm Didgeridoo Healing with Wantungaa
1.00pm Lunch

1.30pm Psychospiritual Crisis Care with Jonathan Davis
3.00pm Shamanic Co-Inquiry: Working with the Sacred Flower of the ‘Between’ with Lahood
4.30pm Fireside Forum – All Welcome

6.30pm Dinner
(Evening talks will be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.
Please be aware that Australia is often one day ahead of many locations around the world.)
7.00pm Luis Tamani [Peru] | Live Q&A | #somara #tamani
7.30pm Panel | Art as Entheogens with, Luis Tamani [Peru], Katia Honour, Bryan Itch, Lily Moses, Paulie Mann, Izzy Ivy + Very Special Guests | #somara #art
9.00pm Fireside Forum
10.30pm Ceremonial Closing


Thursday Feb 4, 2016 – Workshop Day
 9.00am Registration

9.30am Opening Invocation
10.00am The Four Sacred Medicines with Kari Barron
10.30am Working With Mapacho Tobacco with Quilla, Dan Schreiber, Jonathan Davis
11.30am Soundshower with Avishai
1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Ceremonial Tool Making with Tara
2.30pm Psychic Surgery with Paul Kain
3.30pm Hands On Healing in Visionary Ceremony with Rati
4.30pm Fireside Forum – All Welcome

6.00pm Dinner
(Evening talks will be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.
Please be aware that Australia is often one day ahead of many locations around the world.)
7.00pm Jef Baker | Entheogens & Deep Ecology | #somara #baker
7.30pm Richard Grossman [US] | Sound in Ayahuasca Ceremony via weblink from California. | #somara #grossman
8.30pm Panel | Transcending Crisis In Ceremony with Rati, Jonathan Davis and more. | #somara #crisis
8pm Fireside Forum – Sacred Music with Special Guests
10.30pm Ceremonial Closing


Friday Feb 5, 2016 – Workshop Day
9.00am Registration

9.20am Opening Invocation
9.30am Making a Filipino Medicine Bag with Erin Eaglefeather
10.00am Breathwork Session with Karlyn Boyter
11.30am Australian Plant Lore: An In Depth Discussion with Nen
1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Sacred Plant Propagation and Conservation with Dan Schreiber & Alima
3.30pm Her Voice & His Didge Heals with Fire-Mane & Jarmbi Githabul
4.30pm Fireside Forum | Youth Forum – All Welcome

5.30pm Dinner
(Evening talks will be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.
Please be aware that Australia is often one day ahead of many locations around the world.)

6.30pm Daniel Pinchbeck | Breaking Open The Future Of Humanity | #somara #pinchbeck
7.30pm Panel | How To Identify A Good Practitioner with Cyana Lopez-Matta, Nen, Sarah Singing Raven, Karlyn Boyter and more. | #somara #good
8.30pm Cacao Dance Journey (Ceremonial Cacao $4 Per Cup)
Late: Fireside Forum – Silent Prayer / Intention
Ceremonial Closing


Saturday Feb 6, 2016 – Talks & Panels
8.30am Registration Opens

(All Weekend Talks Will Be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.
Please be aware that Australia is often one day ahead of many locations around the world.)
9.00am Opening Invocation & Welcome
9.30am Rak Razam | State of the tribe 2016 | #somara #rakam
10.00am Dr Gabor Maté [CA] | Illness & Health in a Toxic Society, via weblink from Vancouver | #somara #gabor
11.00am Break (20min)

11.20am Steve Beyer [US] | Peacemaking as a Spiritual Path via weblink from Chicago #somara #beyer
12.20pm Jonathan Dickinson [CA] | What Does Plant Intelligence Have To Teach Us About Addiction? via weblink from Mexico | #somara #dickinson
1.20pm Lunch

2.20pm Quilla [ZA] | The Alchemy Of Ceremony | #somara #quilla
3.20pm James Jesso [CA] | The 4 Archetypes Of Psilocybin via weblink from Ontario, Canada | #somara #jesso
4.20pm Break

4.40pm Panel | Otac – The Sonoran Desert Toad & 5-MeO-DMT with Maya Waken, Jewelli Dollman, Dean Jeffreys, Shannon Kempster – moderated by Rak Razam | #somara #otac
6.00pm Ya’Acov Darling Khan [UK] | Live Q&A [via weblink from Italy] | #somara #khan
7.00pm Daniel Mirante [UK] | Live Q&A | #somara #mirante
7.30pm Dinner

8.30 Music: Murray Kyle
9.30 Music: Mystic Beats
10.30 Fireside Forum
Ceremonial Closing


Sunday Feb 7, 2016 – Talks & Panels
8.00am Registration Opens

(All Weekend Talks Will Be Webcast. For your correct timezone click here.
Please be aware that Australia is often one day ahead of many locations around the world.)
9.00am Opening Invocation & Welcome
9.10am Dan Schreiber | Waking Sofia | #somara #schreiber
10.10am Jo Slater | Yolgnu Healing & Neuroscience | #somara #slater
10.40 Break

11.ooam Decolonization: Indigenous & Settler Perspectives with Jarmbi Githabul & Mark Heley | #somara #decolonization
12.00pm Jonathan Miller Weisberger | Tribal Yagé of High Integrity via weblink from Costa Rica | #somara #sparrow
1.00pm Lunch

2.oopm Martin Ball | 5-MeO-DMT via weblink from Oregon |#somara #ball
3.00pm Panel | Multidimensional Ecology: The Question of Other Than Human Entities (with Julian Palmer, Martin Ball and more) | #somara #entities
4.00pm Break

4.20pm Chakaruna [Peru] | Ancient & Modern Amazonian Curanderismo via weblink. | #somara #chakaruna
5.20pm Panel | ‘Does It Grow Corn?’ – The Co-creation of a Visionary Future | #somara #corn
(with Alima, Dan Schreiber, Jef Baker,  and more)
6.20pm Somara 2016 Closing Ceremony
6.30pm End.

Extra activity for those wishing to receive a final clearing:
Dusk: Workshop | Flowerbaths with Jewelli Dollman


After Party at Harmonic Temple, Byron Bay Community Centre. Tickets $33 or $38 on the door, if available.
This is an independent event and is very likely to sell out, so book early. More info at their facebook event.
SPECIAL OFFERLimited number of promo tickets available for $20 + booking fee.  Enter the code: HARMONIC1

Harmonic Temple 2016

Harmonic Temple 2016