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Walk the Pavement to A-Mazement: World Labyrinth Day, May 1

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Note: This is the 3rd in a series of Opednews articles by Meryl Ann Butler about labyrinths. Previous articles are listed at the end of this article.

Turf Labyrinth, Cambridge, England. Photo: www.labyrinthos.net

The second annual World Labyrinth Day - is being celebrated on Saturday May 1, 2010.

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Earthworks labyrinth by Alex Champion. Photo: www.CAPavlinac.com

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World Labyrinth Day - is a global event celebrated annually on the first Saturday in May. It is sponsored by The Labyrinth Society, (TLS) an international organization founded in 1998. As part of this celebration, all are invited to "Walk as One at 1" (1:00 pm in local time zones).

A labyrinth is different from a maze in both form and function.

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Author Meryl Ann Butler's sand labyrinth, Venice Beach, CA, Nov. 2009.

A maze offers a choice of paths. Most are dead ends, and generally only one path leads to the goal. Making one's way through a maze is a game of skill that engages logic and analytical processes, and a maze usually has walls designed to obscure the view of the correct path.

A labyrinth has a single (unicursal) path that is walked in order to enhance physical, psychological, or spiritual wellbeing. More than a game, it offers an opportunity for a journey inward through a walking meditation.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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