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    A Dozen for Thanksgiving

      In this month where Thanksgiving is celebrated here in the US, Shamans Market looks at some of our favorite teachers and shares their wisdom about thankfulness as we express our gratitude to all…

    November 18, 2015
  • culture products shaman tools

    THE LEGEND OF THE WORRY DOLLS

    Worry Dolls are tiny, hand-crafted dolls from Guatemala. The dolls are clothed in traditional Mayan costumes and stand one-half to 2 inches tall. Guatemalan artisans bind pieces of wood together or twist together short lengths…

    July 20, 2015
  • culture products

    HERE COMES THE SUN

    Ahhh. Summer. Solstice. Sun.  And the Incan Sun God, Inti.  Inti was the Sun.  The Inca visualized their deity Inti as a man and his wife, a woman, was the Moon.  Inti controlled all. …

    June 22, 2015
  • culture music

    HOW MUSIC TRANSFORMS OUR WORLD

    The wisdom of our ancestors (be it that of our bloodline or of our soul) is often contained within the vibrational element of sound. These words contain not only knowledge, but a deeply ingrained…

    May 19, 2015
  • culture news

    NEPALI DISASTER RELIEF

    When news first broke about the Nepal earthquake and its accompanying avalanche, Shaman Market’s thoughts turned to our Nepali partners and what we could do to help. Many of them notified us of the…

    May 3, 2015
  • culture shamanism textiles

    MESTANA WEAVINGS OF PERU

    Symbolism, energy and purpose Mestana cloths are wonderful woven expressions of the Peruvian Andean weavers’ worldview. Because many traditional weavers’ beliefs are that all creation is imbued with spirit, the patterns they weave into…

    January 8, 2015