In past years, a variety of events have been held at locations worldwide, including the Ellipse in Washington, D.C., churches, and even a maximum-security women's prison. International countries joining the celebration have included: Canada, England, the Bahamas, France, Spain, New Zealand, China, South Africa, and Australia.
The author painting the Shrine of Holy Wisdom labyrinth. Photo: Trish Schmiedl. by Meryl Ann Butler
Individuals who wish to participate may use a finger labyrinth or virtual labyrinth or walk a local full-size labyrinth, made of natural materials or painted on canvas.
Judy Hopen and canvas labyrinth.
Local labyrinths open to the public can be found through the World-Wide Labyrinth Locator at http://labyrinthlocator.com
Poster for Kripalu (NY) event for WLD 2001 by KripaluYogaAndWellnessCenter.org
WLD events from MA to CA, from TX to WI, can be found at: http://labyrinthsociety.org/events-calendar
Downloadable Labyrinth by The Labyrinth Society
A Classical finger labyrinth can be downloaded for solitary participants here: http://zdi1.zd-cms.com/cms/res/files/382/ClassicalLabyrinth.pdf
Walk a virtual labyrinth by The Labyrinth Society
Walk a virtual labyrinth here: http://labyrinthsociety.org/virtual-labyrinth-walk
How to Draw a Labyrinth printed ribbon. Photo: LfnTextiles.com
Author Meryl Ann Butler's sand labyrinth, Venice Beach, CA, Nov. 2009.
Previous articles on OEN by this author include additional, in-depth information about labyrinths:
May 2: First Annual World Labyrinth Day (2009)