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  • The Shipibo – Shamanically Based Indigenous Group

    On a layover before one of his pilgrimages to Peruvian sacred sites and study retreats, Bryan Bigelow noticed, in amazement, at a woman struggling to drag a behemoth bag across the Lima airport terminal…

    September 17, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Breu Claro – The Brazilian Frankincense

    Trees are wonderful creatures. They give us a cool and soothing shade. They give us beauty and comfort. Some give an uplifting floral fragrance. And one, in particular, gives us a sticky gooey resin…

    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
  • adaptogenic herbs

    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
  • 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
  • 12 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

    In most shamanic traditions, the earth is respected and honored. Call her Mother Earth, Planet Earth, Pachamama, or Gaia, shamans recognize that all life support here on earth starts with her. Ever wonder how…

    April 23, 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