~ The Nature of Healing and Self Realization ~
A Winter Healing Retreat, in the idyllic village of Chester, VT
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Tara, Mother of Compassion


The Madonna

Isis, giving the gifts of life

~ The Nature of Healing
& Self-Realization ~


  Who are we, really?  And, what is our Divine Purpose here?

While many of us are seeking direct intervention, or healing outside of our selves, true healing comes from within.  Understanding this, and empowering ourselves are key elements to our pathway of healing.

Peering into the depths of our wounding, suffering, or trauma is but one aspect of healing.  There is far more awaiting us in the higher dimensional aspects of our true or higher Self.  Often, by reaching into these aspects of Self, we see a much greater beauty and wholeness, as well as a Divine plan and purpose to our lives, which creates healing within itself.  Indeed, this is the actual nature of healing.

Through this first public offering of Zacciah's 'consciousness' work in over 2 years. Zacciah will guide us through the root origins of the nature of healing, transformation, and self-realization.
In most wisdom schools of the world, the understanding of the true nature of the Self, Who We Are and Why We have Come, as spiritual beings, are fundamental and foundational to our understanding of, and attainment to, true healing, as well as satisfaction, wholeness, and fulfillment within our lives.

To access this 'knowing' in an authentic way can create life changing experience and transformation.  Zacciah uses unique methods of channeling sacred light and sounds from the subtle worlds, where he is guided by authentic teachers of those realms. He is often joined by his partner, Dorothy Stone, in these sacred sound practices.
Because they originate from the subtle worlds, the exercises tend to transport us into other worldly journeys and healing experiences, guiding us into direct revelation of our authentic nature as spiritual beings, our relationship to unseen aspects of Creation, and our purpose here embodied on this planet, at this time

 There is much misinformation and mis-diagnosis as to the nature of our illness and suffering, as individuals, and as a society.  It often comes from those who have not journeyed the journey, themselves, to self-realization. 
Our suffering, disillusionment, & dissatisfaction have been spoken of directly, by the great teachers of the world.  And, they have given us direct wisdom and access to the mysteries to overcome our suffering.  What lay beyond the suffering, if we but have the guidance to look there, is so rich and fulfilling, it often is beyond most of our imaginations, especially because we have been taught to think so little of ourselves, and not regard our true spiritual nature.
Our practices lead directly into these revelational states, and will assist us in this process.

Throughout time, these great Wisdom Teachers, and Wisdom Paths, have shown us the pathway to healing and wholeness.
This is the first opportunity for attending a program open to the public, in the US, on healing and consciousness which Zacciah has offered in 2 and a half years. We hope you will join us, and peer into the veils of your own being, to determine with profound guidance and understanding, how to come into a greater sense of your Self, in wholeness, balance, purpose, meaning, and completion.

Zacciah will be offering 'direct healing' potentials within this practice; opportunities to encounter and transform our deepest patterns of suffering and discontent, as well as to embrace our highest potential as realized beings.
He will be accompanied by many guides and teachers of the subtle realms.

This program is open to all participants.
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newsbank conference center, chester, vt
  NewsBank Conference Center
Chester, VT

 Saturday, Sunday
Feb 10-11, 2017
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00am PM
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gratitude for the waters
World Healing Ceremony

Grandfather Ceremonial PowWow Drums
We often use waters from sacred wells,springs, and sacred sites of the Earth.
We vitalize these sacred waters with our prayers and blessings,
to share with the world.
We often end our programs with collective ceremonies in service to healing for the World.
Come, and join with us in our song.

We often use special sacred ceremonial drums, and may ask you to join with your drums and voices.

Join with us, in these sacred programs, humbly offered.
We wish you, all, many blessings in the Journey

Registration does not include room or meals. We may be able to provide lodging at a later time, see those notes in the right hand column. 

If Registered and paid
 Before Nov 1, 2017:  $250;

After Nov 1:  $325.

Payment Information

We accept debit and credit cards, PayPal, cash or checks for payment:  
Pay with PayPal:
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  • If you prefer, we can send you a paypal invoice after you have submitted your registration. Please note, that our sister company "Sunreed Instruments" will show on your account statement for the charge.
By Fax:
  • please print out and fill in this form. Send to 802-674-9586
By Phone:
  • please call us 802-674-9585
By Email:
  • please email us admin@sunreed.com, and we will set up payment.  Please do not email us any secure credit card information.
By Mail/Check:
  • please print out this form, and send payment information or check to:
The Center of Light
PO Box 389
220 Hidden Glen Rd.
Ascutney, VT, 05030   USA

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We can also send you an invoice to pay with PayPal, or you can use this link, to pay directly:

Call our offices
                            10:15 AM - 4:30 PM EST.

          PHONE:  802.674.9586

Water, snacks, coffee, and tea are available throughout the program. 
      (Feel free to bring a snack to share!)

At a later time, we may offer a catered meal option for lunches.

Program starts Saturday at 10:00 AM on Sat and ends 6:00 PM.
No meals are provided on Saturday or Sunday, though we have a lunch time break each day, and additional breaks through the day.
Sunday program hours are 9 AM - 3 PM w/ a lunch break.
We are surrounded by numerous choices for cafe, restaurants, and delis.

Location and Accommodations

      NewsBank Conference Center,
352 Main St,
Chester, VT  05143

 Sign in front of building
Enter through the front doors, program is upstairs.  

Handicap accessibility, elevator available.
See driving directions just below, in left hand column, or click on google maps
Conference center, Chester, VT

Driving Directions to
The NewsBank Conference Center

Chester, VT

  • Chester is located 10 mi off Rt I-91, exit 6
  • 11 mi from Springfield VT,
  • or approx 15 mi. from Londonderry, or Ludlow, VT
    There is adequate parking behind the Conference Center off of Senior Circle (see map), adjacent to the building, or across the street, behind the NewsBank main offices, off of Cobleigh St., across from the Center
  • Enter through the front doors, and go upstairs.  Handicapped accessibility, elevator available.
  • . Map is below!
Driving Directions:

From I-91 N or S, and most points East, South, or North:
Take Exit 6, Chester, and turn onto Route 103 North toward Chester
(From Bellows Falls & Exit 6 I-91):
At the intersection of Rt 11 (toward Londonderry,) bear left onto Rt 11, and continue into the center of Chester.  The Center is on the right just after the small green in downtown Chester.

From Rt 103 South Bound (From Ludlow) and Rt 11 (South,  From Springfield) :
From 103 or Rt 11 south, upon entering Chester, there will be a T intersection at Main Street.
Turn Right at the stop sign onto Main Street, if on 103 from Ludlow.
From Springfield, turn right onto Main St (103 here), but, at the intersection of Rt 11 (toward Londonderry,) bear onto Rt 11, and continue into the center of Chester.  The Center is on the right just after the small green in downtown Chester.

From Rt 11 East Bound ( From Londonderry, Manchester, Upstate NY):
Enter Chester from the West.
Route 11 becomes Main Street in Chester.
The Center is on the left just before the small green in downtown Chester, which would be on your right if you continued straight.

Lodging is not included.
Here are several options:

  1. You can web search inns, hotels, or motels, in the area.  Chester is a unique town with wonderful shops, restaurants, etc, and quality inns, motels, and hotels within easy walking distance of the Center.
  2. At a later time, we may be able to offer limited rooms at convenient pricing until filled.  You can place your name on our wait list, and we will let you know by early winter, 2017.*
    1. These are shared rooms (two twin beds) in one of several multi-bedroom houses in Chester for a reasonable fee, within easy walking distance to the conference center.  Most rooms have shared baths.  You have full access to kitchen, living room, wifi, etc.
    1. $50/night/person for double occupancy.  We will provide a roommate.
    2. $80/2 nights/person double occupancy.
  3. Again, as of this time, there are not available, but we are showing the costs to allow you to determine if you wish to reserve a room..

For rooms in town, see 
  1. http://www.chesterlodging.com/  for local lodging, or
Or, go to our accommodations page:
for a broader search of inns and motels.

Zacciah BlackburnThis program is facilitated by, Zacciah Blackburn, a highly skilled intuitive teacher and guide in sound healing and esoteric awareness practices for true awakening of consciousness.  He has worked in the field for over 3 decades, offers a 3 year program in therapeutic sound healing practices, and teaches internationally a variety of esoteric trainings in consciousness and earth healing practices.
He is Director of Education for the International Sound Healing Network.

Zacciah's work has long focused on the emerging transformation of human consciousness.
Dorothy Stone

He is joined by his partner Dorothy Stone, who adds exquisite complementary sounds through harmonium and chant, as well as
with Zacciah in the Sacred Sound meditation practices.
Dorothy has worked in the field of holism most of her adulthood, and has her own multi-decade therapeutic practice.

This work, 
The Great Awakening, continues a series of programs explicit to this new era of awakening which humanity is entering, with explicit steps to assist in this personal and collective awakening, long prophesied by many cultures of the world.

The Great Awakening
will offer keen insight into the nature of this incredible threshold of awakening, upon which humanity stands poised, as well as offer each participant a vehicle which can transport us into other worlds of understanding, experience, and self knowledge.  These experiences are especially heightened via the art of Sacred Sound Transmissions, through which Zacciah brings the sounds and voices of Holy Beings from other realms of consciousness, into our present environ,  which can heighten our sense of Living Reality.  The vast majority of participants find these experiences extraordinarily enriching, life altering, and deeply transformative.  At the same time, participants are left with practical exercises to carry into their every day lives. 

What we invest our attention and awareness in, we equally invest our power in;  this, with our emotions and belief structure, creates the reality that we experience.

Zacciah Blackburn, Director
The Center of Light
Institute of Sound Healing and Shamanic Studies

P.O. Box 389
220 Hidden Glen Rd.
Ascutney, VT  05030  USA

Phone:  (802) 674-9585
Fax:  (802) 674-9586
e-mail:  admin@sunreed.com


          Visit our associated site, Sunreed Instruments, Your Source for Sound Healing:

www.sunreed.com  Sunreed World Musical Instruments
                        Sound Healing tools:  Crystal Bowls, Tibetan Bowls, Tingshas,

                      Shamanic Drums, African Drums, Flutes, Bamboo flutes, Shakuhachi
                  Native American Flutes, Didgeridoos, much more

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