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    Tibetan Incense

    When you hear the phrase “Tibetan Incense,” it could be referring to any number of incense types made mostly in Buddhist communes in the Indian and Chinese Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Japan, Taiwan and parts…

    March 17, 2017
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    The Promise of the Amazon

    It wasn’t the kind of a job path advancement one might expect.  She had a dream:  to work as a wildlife rehabilitator.  She had three choices:  Mexico, Africa or Peru. She chose Peru. This…

    January 24, 2017
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    November Supermoon

    A rare supermoon will make an appearance early Monday just before dawn. According to NASA, the moon will appear especially bright because it’s the closest it has been to Earth since 1948. We won’t…

    November 13, 2016
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    What You Didn’t Know About Smudging

    Many come to me with questions and advice about smudging and ways to eliminate the unrest they’re experiencing. So, in addition to smudging basics, let me share a few tidbits about the ancient art…

    November 12, 2016
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    Exploring Shamanic Drumming

    The drum has been used throughout various indigenous and shamanic cultures as a tool to alter consciousness or to enter a trance state for various reasons. Shamans or healers enter into a trance states…

    October 24, 2016