Sacred Sound and Sound Healing

Sacred Sound and Sound Healing

In this season of Cerridwen of Air, I’d like to introduce you to the way in which some of the Priestesses of Cerridwen work with sound and vibration. 

I’m often asked: why is sound sacred to you and what is sacred sound? 

To me, sound used in a therapeutic setting is a healing tool. We ask Goddess to flow through us, through our voices, through our hands, through our hearts. The sound we allow to rise in us is unique to the situation, event and person we encounter. 

For me it starts with the modulation of our voice when we speak in words to each other. The voice stays soft, gentle, loving and open hearted, no matter what we speak about. The difference that would make in the world is phenomenal. How we speak them is as important as the words we speak to each other. 

The use of sound in healing is probably as old as humanity itself. From mothers singing their children to sleep to death shamans singing the dying into peace, all the voices of our forebears were acknowledged as sacred. Some of the excavated instruments in archeological sites are over 40,000 years old. Flutes made out of bone and stone were found in caves and long barrows. 

The modern sound Priestess understands the efficacy of her healing allies of sound and uses them for the best healing result. 


Sound as an element of Avalon Soul Healing

Avalon Soul Healing is a healing modality I developed and which I teach on the Priestess of Cerridwen Training. 

I am a healer with sound, rather than a sound healer. The difference is that I dowse my client, find the hot and/out cold sports in their auric field, their different layers, their inner meridians, and then send healing to those parts. The crystals I lay on their body influence and affect all layers. I then activate the crystals with sound depending on the diagnosis I made with the dowsing crystal. Sometimes I need to extract energy that is not of help to the client with the rattle; sometimes I use the drum to place energy into the weak spots, the exhausted parts. 

I use my voice to soothe an agitated, overstimulated nervous system. I ask it to help the client release. Often the sounds that come out of me, sounds of grief and suffering, are directly channelled from the body of the clients, who can’t release them for themselves. There are times when those songs reduce me to tears, so pitiful do they sound. Afterwards the client feels a great lightening of their burden. Sound is the language of the soul. Music is the key to the universe and its mystery. All the healing we need lies within us. 

Blessed be


Priestesses of Cerridwen share how they use sound:

“Diving Deeply into the Awen” – A Chant for Cerridwen

Gong Bath and Journey with Monika Kralj

Therapeutic Sound at the End of Life with Sarah Weller

The Sound of the Universe with Aileen


Bee Helygen

Adoratrix of Cerridwen

Priestess of the Llwyth


Bee Helygen - Priestess of Cerridwen



Bee is the creatrix and course tutor for the Priestess of Cerridwen training which has been running as part of the Glastonbury Goddess Temple since 2015. She also runs the Death Priestess training and is a celebrant and Avalon Soul Healer. Full bio

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