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  • Georgia’s Journey in India – Part 4

    DAY 18 – Gathra Sundareswarar Koil, Kanjanagaram – Krittika Gathra Sundareswarar Koil is for Krittika Nakshatra which is my birth star. It is a special blessing to pray and make offerings at the temple…

    November 12, 2019
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    The Sound of The Shaman – Sounds of The Four Directions

    The power of music to integrate and cure. . . is quite fundamental. It is the profoundest non-chemical medication. – Oliver Sacks, Awakenings Once, heartbroken after leaving a long-term relationship, I took up playing the…

    January 2, 2019
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    Healing With Shinrin-Yoku – Japanese Forest Bathing

    “The forest responds the same way you call.” Niin metsä vastaa kuin sinne huudetaan – old Finnish proverb When I first came across the concept of Shinrin-Yoku, an image of wandering around the forest…

    January 1, 2019
  • Sound Healing With OHM

    “Sound Healing is the intentional use of sound to create an environment which becomes a catalyst for healing in the physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual aspects of our being” according to Zacciah Blackburn’s definition.…

    August 29, 2018
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    The Butterfly Shaman

    Self-transformation is difficult because it begins with complete surrender. We surrender our expectations and our self-criticism. We surrender to the process. We become patience and perseverance. We become like the caterpillar and fully embody…

    August 7, 2018
  • Healing Journeys – Reflections on the film VOICES THAT HEAL

    With good reason, the Peruvian Magazine Caretas called the film “audiovisual therapy”. Co-directed by Delia Ackerman and Heather Greer, VOICES THAT HEAL brings us into the life of a traditional Shipibo shaman, Herlinda Agustín,…

    July 21, 2018
  • Clearing Eneergy and Grounding

    Grounding and Clearing for Empaths and Healers

    Living on Earth requires learning how to navigate and transform many different kinds of vibrations. If you are a healer or an energy worker, it is crucial to know how to release dense energy…

    July 21, 2018
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    What Exactly Are Adaptogenic Herbs?

    WHAT EXACTLY ARE ADAPATOGENIC HERBS? Adaptogenic herbs….heard the term yet? Really confused on what that means? So was I. Let’s try to understand the potency behind these healing plants together. When we ask what…

    June 19, 2018
  • Lavender Plants

    The Super Powers of Super Plants

    Anima Mundi is the Latin term for “soul of the universe” or “world soul.” It refers to the idea of a link between spirit and matter, including plants. As regarded by ancient philosophers, it is…

    June 11, 2018
  • The Breath of Shaman

    You’ve heard the expressions. Breathe easy. Take one’s breath away. A breath of fresh air. Such idioms are plentiful in the English language. And then we have words such as inspire, aspire, respire and…

    May 21, 2018
  • Seven Goddess Initiation Rites – Ñusta Karpay

    High in the Andes, the beauty of ancient ceremonies and wisdom embodied in living ancestral languages of word and ritual hold a blueprint for creating a heart-centered life within a living universe. The people…

    May 21, 2018
  • Welcome the Spring Equinox with Ritual

    We can sit in stillness and notice the earth beginning to thaw. Each morning a few more songbirds are heard upon awakening. Sunlight lingers longer into the evening and it is oh so welcomed…

    March 21, 2018
  • Amethyst: Meaning, Properties and Powers

    Amethyst: Meaning, Properties and Powers by Caroline Lucas In the ranks of crystals with metaphysical properties, few are as famous or as distinctive as amethyst. One of very few stones with its unique purple…

    February 19, 2018
  • Yantras – Ancient Instruments for Evolution

    Yantras are geometric forms of deities, planets, and principles of spiritual evolution, deriving from the ancient Tantric traditions of India. The earliest Yantras discovered date back at least 11,000 years. Western dictionary definition for…

    January 11, 2018
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    Dragonfly Medicine

    I experienced many mystical visits from the Dragonfly this fall. One afternoon, a Dragonfly landed on my arm, and right on top of my Owl tattoo, resting there for quite a while staring right…

    October 17, 2017