Men's ritual is important. It provides a space for healing, for reflection and growth, and to mark the passing of events and rites of passage. The rituals listed are just starting points and ideas. Use them to create your own rituals - full of meaning for yourself, your situation, and your beliefs.
Rites of Passage (Initiation and coming of age ceremonies)
I. a personal story
by Two Eagles
II. ideas on Rites of Passage and initiation by Lance
III. Rite of Passage Expeditions by Albert Adams
IV. Extract from: "From Wildman to King: Another Look at Male Myth and Initiation" written by Jim Moyers, a Jungian psychologist
* Ideas for a naming or guardian ceremony
VI. Coming of Age Ritual Notes by Malakus
* A Prayer for the Celebration of Male Puberty: extract adapted from Walk in Spirit - Prayers for the seasons of life
VII. A NIGHT OF INITIATIONSCENTER. Essay By Richard Rodgers, a story of initiation.
VIII Passage Into Manhood - A modern ritual for young men by Steven Foster
IX Self-initiation into Manhood for the pagan teen by Wyrmwood
ritual list last updated 08 August, 2008