Browsing Category

shamanism

animal medicine shamanism

Siwar Q’enti: Royal Hummingbird

Who doesn’t love the iridescent splendor and seemingly magical ability of a hummingbird as it floats and flits in mid-air?  As a birder and animal lover, I still get a thrill at seeing hummingbirds at my nectar feeder.  In the Midwestern United States, I…

August 22, 2016
healing shamanism

Deep Medicine of Light

Summer solstice. It is time to step out into the light of your being. To open up to share this radiance, coming from deep within you. To remember the reason why you came here. So you could shine, and allow yourself to be all…

June 18, 2016
healing shamanism

Sacred Endings Ceremony

An excerpt from the book Living Sacred Ceremony by Natalia Karoway. Life is full of cycles. Just as a seed sprouts, grows into its full expression, produces its own seeds, then dies and returns to the earth, many phases of our lives come full…

May 25, 2016
shaman tools shamanism

Drumming Medicine

“Drumming opens portals to the spirit world, draws spirit in, and opens you up to receive it.” ― Michael Drake Drumming is one of the oldest forms of vibrational healing on this planet, and drums and rattles have been used in shamanism for thousands…

February 22, 2016
animal medicine shamanism

The Medicine and Mythology of Owls

Owls have been around in my life for a very long time. The title “Owl Woman” follows me around. Sometimes I get emails from people asking me about the meaning of seeing an owl or dreaming of one. Every now and then, I come…

November 18, 2015
healing interviews shamanism

Interview with don Oscar Miro-Quesada

Peruvian born internationally acclaimed shamanic teacher and healer, don Oscar Miro-Quesada discusses his new audio book Healing Light, how he dreamt it into being and his desire for all of us to become Shining Ones. SM: The image on the CD cover is gorgeous.  Is…

October 20, 2015
books products shamanism

Shamanic Transformations

True Stories of the Moment of Awakening How does one receive the “call” to enter onto the shamanic path? What causes some people to change their safe, uneventful, and ordinary lives and start on a spiritual search? For many it is a singular instant,…

September 24, 2015
products shamanism

WIZARD OF THE FOUR WINDS

New in Books: Wizard of the Four Winds – Long Awaited 2 Edition Just Released! Wizard of the Four Winds: A Shaman’s Story is the text that introduced the outside world to shamanic healing in northern Peru. The story of don Eduardo Calderón (who was…

July 20, 2015
healing shamanism

CREATING SACRED SPACE

BREATHE. SAY A PRAYER. ENTER IN YOUR SACRED SPACE. In a universe woven of interconnectivity, there is nothing that is not sacred. When we intentionally open up sacred space, we enter into conscious relationship with our environment, with the recognition that all is sacred.…

May 19, 2015
healing shamanism

ANIMAL MEDICINE

Animals are always around us, though few of us pay attention to them and the potential messages they carry for us. Yet, which animal crosses your path or constantly comes into your life as an image or in a dream, is often a sign…

January 16, 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 their textile goods also express this natural energy and spirit. A…

January 8, 2015