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Ancestral Meditation: A Journey of Connection (Fet Gede Series)

The Day of the Dead, Samhain, and Fet Gede are right around the corner! As the weather gets cooler and the leaves change, the veil becomes thinner.

This article focuses on Ancestral meditations during Fet Gede but these can be applied any time of year and outside of this holiday season. Our ancestors walk with us 365 days a year/ 24 hours a day!

Meditation is a powerful practice for connecting with your ancestors and experiencing their presence during Fet Gede. Through guided meditation or visualization, you can embark on a journey of connection and communion with your ancestral spirits.

Find a quiet and comfortable space where you won't be disturbed. Light a candle or incense to create a sacred atmosphere and help you focus. Sit or lie down in a relaxed position and close your eyes.

Begin your meditation by taking a few deep breaths to center yourself. As you breathe, visualize a peaceful and welcoming place where you can meet and communicate with your ancestors. This could be a serene garden, a cozy ancestral home, or any place that resonates with you.

Imagine yourself entering this sacred space. As you explore, you may encounter the presence of your ancestors. They may appear as vivid spirits or in forms that are familiar to you. Trust your intuition and allow the experience to unfold naturally.

Engage in a conversation with your ancestors. Share your thoughts, feelings, and questions with them. Listen for any messages or guidance they may offer in return. This is a moment of deep connection and communication.

Before concluding your meditation, express your gratitude to your ancestors for their presence and wisdom. Slowly return to your physical surroundings, taking the essence of the experience with you.

Ancestral meditation is a beautiful way to connect with your ancestors on a spiritual level during your solitary Fet Gede celebration. It allows you to enter their world and receive their blessings and guidance.


This is a comprehensive 1 hr workshop taught by yours truly, Keyoncé, Creator of Millennial Soul Food. You’ll learn the fundamentals of safely communicating with your highest and most benevolent spirit guides and ancestors to deepen your connection, recognize signs, spiritual protection, and more.

Here’s an outline of what'll be covered:

  • Do you have to be psychic to do ancestor veneration or to work with your spirit guides? (Short Answer…No)

  • Dispelling fears of your ancestors and spirit guides? How do you know who you’re talking to?

  • Types of Spirit Guides: Guardian Angels, Ascended Master, Departed Loved Ones, and 3 others…

  • Easy Strategies for building a relationship with your ancestors and spirit guides

  • Basic Elements of an ancestor altar

  • 3 Types of Candles and their uses

  • How to Use Petition Paper

  • Setting Up Your Ancestor or Spirit Guide Altar

  • Ritual and Ceremony: Detailed Instructions for carrying out your veneration ceremony!

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