Category Archives: andean mysticism

Manifesting with Shamanic Dreamwork

Shamanic dreamwork is a strong part of the shamanic tradition, that is often overlooked. In many cultures, instead of trance journeying with a drum, highly developed dreaming skills are the way medicine people connect with the Otherworld. Shamanic dreamwork often … Continue reading

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Sacred Coca Leaves: An interview with J.E. Williams, OMD

(This interview with James Williams was published in my newsletter before 2012. It is still valid today as we navigate the fifth world.) Dr. Williams has over twenty-five years of experience in integrative medicine specializing in rejuvenation and longevity medicine … Continue reading

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Ancestral Wisdom On The Longest Night

Winter solstice is a time of stillness. Yule was the reset button for ancient Europeans: the time to listen to the guidance of the ancestors as the sun is reborn. Megalithic monuments like Stonehenge and Newgrange were aligned with the … Continue reading

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Journey to a Healed Ancestral Helping Spirit

(This is a reprint from my Solstice newsletter). In my last post, I described a simple meditation or shamanic journey to connect with your ancestors. There is an important distinction that, once understood, makes these relationships with the ancestors healthier. … Continue reading

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Why The Earth Needs Your Gifts

Peruvian spiritual teachers say that people who are creative in their work imitate Pachamama, who is always creative. Indigenous peoples believe that all people are connected like the strands of a spider’s web. Every person has gifts that ask to … Continue reading

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Manifesting with Star Energies: Pleiades

As the winter solstice approaches, the stars in the northern hemisphere night sky are easier to see. The air is clear, allowing skywatchers to view Orion the Hunter chasing Taurus. If you look beyond Aldebaran, the bright orange star in … Continue reading

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Star Healing Cards: Southern Cross

The Star Healing Cards began as a series of dreams about stars. As I began to dream about the same stars and constellations consistently, I became aware that stars had special energies that help to transform humanity. I began to receive … Continue reading

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Sacred Sites and Power Spots

Often in nature, there are places that are particularly powerful for each of us. They seem to contain the energies that we need to feel our best. They also amplify our abilities to connect with our intuition. These places may … Continue reading

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Balanced Light of the Sun: Equinox Three Worlds Shuffling for Tarot

I have admired shamanic traditions from the Americas for many years, Maya and Andean mysticism. Shamanic cultures believe there are three worlds. The lower world is associated with inherited family patterns, the unconscious, healing animal and plant spirits. The middle … Continue reading

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Earth Dharma Reading: How can a connection with nature help manifest your health or prosperity goals for 2015?

I love trees. I once studied with a Peruvian spiritual teacher who insisted that trees are one of the best ways to receive vital energy from the earth during daylight hours. I love to receive this energy by standing or … Continue reading

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