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  • Biomimicry

    BIOMIMICRY: A BETTER IDEA

    Biomimicry: A Better Idea Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein   Recently, I met an engineer in the aisles of Barnes & Noble, (yes, a brick and…

    April 17, 2019
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    Rainbow Connection in Shamanism

    It takes both rain and sunshine to make a Rainbow. Proverb When that loveable green Muppet Kermit the Frog sang “The Rainbow Connection,” he asked the musical question “Why are there so many songs…

    February 15, 2019
  • The 2nd Andes Summit

    The 2nd Shamanic Andes Summit – June 15th – 23, 2019 – Ecuador  Discover centuries of deep wisdom for transforming your energy, expanding your vitality and creating a new heart-centered way of experiencing our…

    December 31, 2018
  • Shamanic Qabalah

    Connecting With The Unseen Mystery Traditions

    Our ancestors have provided us with direction through various modalities of mystical participation with the world around us. Known as the Mystery Traditions, these modalities have been shrouded in secrecy and symbolism for millennia.…

    December 6, 2018
  • shamanism and quantum physics

    Shamanism, Quantum Physics, and Dreaming The World Into Being

    Many seemingly paranormal experiences in the non-linear world of Shamanism seem to closely correlate with Quantum physics discoveries. Shamans have been told to appear in multiple locations at the same time by using their…

    September 16, 2018
  • Angels in Shamanism

    Angels have captivated the imaginations of most of us at some time. Called the messengers of God, these special spiritual guides are numerous and known by many different names. Among the four best known…

    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
  • 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
  • Abelardo Receives the Nusta Karpay

    Recently our good friend and master shamanic artisan, Abelardo Mirano Chara, created a new Nusta Khyua (sacred initiation stone) to honor the feminine huacas (sacred places) of Peru & Bolivia after receiving the Nusta…

    May 21, 2018
  • Seven Other Names for Mother Earth

    Revered and personified as a deity or goddess, Mother Earth has many names and faces. The underlying belief is that earth is a life-giving and nurturing motherly entity. She crosses many traditions, not confined…

    April 23, 2018
  • 5 Steps to Creating An Ancestor Honoring Altar

    I recently watched online The Power of Shamanism Summit featuring 31 shamanic practitioners from many traditions including African, Siberian-Russian, Peruvian, Celtic, Egyptian and Greenland-Inuit, to name a few. Woven through many of the presentations…

    March 19, 2018
  • Benefits of Drumming

    It starts in the womb. By 24 weeks, babies hear noises a mother may not even notice: beating heart, air moving in and out of lungs, growling stomach, and blood moving through the umbilical…

    January 24, 2018
  • How to Choose a Shamanic Drum

    Thrum of the Drum Every shaman needs a music maker. Sound and music are used to call in energy and spirit guides; transport one on journeys; support ceremony and ritual, and facilitate meditation. Drums…

    January 24, 2018
  • The Power of Despacho Ceremonies

    The Q’ero, a Quechua-speaking indigenous people of south central Peru, believe that everything in nature is animate and in the concept of ayni, or reciprocity.  Andeans practice this principle within their communities, as well…

    September 20, 2017
  • In Perfect Balance

    Those of us who have been walking our spiritual paths for many moons understand the significance of the equinox as a cosmic-spiritual event, the equal duration of day and night, as a time for…

    September 20, 2017