This class will introduce and explore the concept of mysticism, how this relates to body modification, including mystic traditions in major world religions. We will discuss how to recognise mystic experience, ways to develop this, and answer the question ‘Are YOU a Mystic?’.
Wednesday, September 12th. 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern.
Our next online chat will be held on Sunday, August 12th, in our online chatroom at http://uscobm.com/chat/. The chat will begin at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern. This general chat will cover the question, “What is spiritual body modification?” Tiffany Hahn, CoBM Minister, will be moderating the chat and questions and discussion will be encouraged.
This chat is open to CoBM members as well as non-members.
Jason Morningstar, owner and head piercer at Primitive Impressions, will be leading this month’s class. The main topic will be Above the Neck Piercings and Jason will be answering questions as well as bringing up some important points of his own.
Basic questions, as well as the more advanced ones, will be welcome. Not only will this class be a great opportunity to speak with Jason, a CoBM Minister, it will also be a good time to meet and interact with other CoBM members.
Class will start at 9pm EST and…
Sunday, April 17, 8pm EST
Class moderated by Chris Carter, CoBM President
Class open to members and non-members and will be held in the CoBM chatroom. http://uscobm.com/chat/
Sometimes, through body modification and our rituals, we experience something which is hard to describe to others. In fact, it can be difficult for us to understand ourselves. Some people describe it as a detachment from the world while others say they feel a deep union with the entire universe. Is this a mystical experience, some sort of spiritual awakening? Or is it…
Sunday, March 20th, 8pm EST
Class moderated by David Hahn & Tiffany Hahn, CoBM Ministers.
This month’s class will be a pragmatic open discussion as opposed to a more nebulous, spiritual one. We will be talking about the virtues and values of organic (bone, wood, etc.) versus inorganic (metals, glass, etc.) jewelry. What do we wear? Why do we wear it? What does it say about us? What have our experiences been? To bling or not to bling…that is the question.
This class, open to members and non-members, will be located in…
Sunday, February 20th, 8pm EST
“Answering the Big Questions”
A roundtable discussion moderated by Chris Carter, CoBM President.
On our path of spiritual body modification, what have we learned? What are we able to learn? Is body modification able to answer any of the big questions that most people have, such as why are we here or what is the meaning of life?
During this class we will discuss and consider if body modification can answer any of the larger existential, moral, and spiritual questions many people ask.
This class will be located in…