Bear Woman Golden Woman

Golden figure, golden woman, golden bear woman of great ancestry.  There, Look! Bear woman has a cynt, the opening womb. Look at her expression. Look at her breasts. Look at her hair the headdress. Look at her legs. Look at her hands. Look at the zig-zags up and down her legs, ancient women sign. LookContinue reading “Bear Woman Golden Woman”

Songs to a Faraway Sky – The Use of Blessings in Tuvan Shamanism

Article by Christiana (Aro-)Harle, originally in Sacred Hoop, Issue 64, 2008 Blessings are an important part of the role of most shamans, bringing the gifts and grace of the spirits to the people to help them in their daily lives. We are all stuck in our own stupidity and narrow-mindedness, in our own limiting andContinue reading “Songs to a Faraway Sky – The Use of Blessings in Tuvan Shamanism”

The Mother Night – The Deer Mother – Light Bringer

The Mother Night – The Deer Mother – Light Bringer – so long ago over thirty years ago, did I dream of you. We were riding through the sky towards the East. Over tundra and forest. I see you in my mind’s eye as easily as closing my eyes. There you are as we raceContinue reading “The Mother Night – The Deer Mother – Light Bringer”

Really? Oikeasti?

Shaman ilmiöt. Armoa armoa! Ei kaikki on shamaanit-tietäjät- ei kaikki on parantaja. Voisimmeko Pitää semmoiset sanat/titteli/nimike heille mikä oikeasti tee semmoisen työtä? Sama kuin shamanistinen harjoittelija, tai noita. Tai vólv. Ei ole usein että he valitse semmoisen elämä. Ei kaikki hallitse sama taidot… 

Raven Song I

Sometimes the Ravens come out of my drum Talking and squawking and chirping and telling me things. Making fun of my serious life, showing me that I am still here and they too. Sometimes they fly out of my drum in a small group of one after the other just pop out of my drum.Continue reading “Raven Song I”

A Questionnaire of Sacred Places

Wanderings, wonderings and ponderings on questionnaires, the land, gifting, purpose and power of stories of sacred places.