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Torii Gates Meaning, Uses, and Origins

By |2019-02-21T17:19:55+03:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A torii is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred. The presence of a torii at the entrance is usually the simplest way to [...]

Summer Solstice History, Superstitions and Celebrations

By |2018-10-12T03:00:11+03:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and the shortest night. In the Northern Hemisphere it takes place between June 20 and 22, depending on the year. (The reverse is true in the Southern Hemisphere, where the longest day of the year [...]

Pythia of Delphi – The Priestess of Apollo

By |2018-10-10T13:59:06+03:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

The Oracle of Delphi is probably the most famous oracle in the world. Delphic prophecies shaped political and spiritual life in the cradle of modern civilization and helped define the course of history. At the height of Greek civilization, no important decision was undertaken without [...]

The Vortex Energy Around Sacred Sites

By |2017-08-13T20:57:33+03:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

I want to talk about vortex energy here because we need this information in order to understand the energies that exist around the world's Sacred Sites. In this discussion, I will not try to interpret the underlying meaning of this energy. My purpose is only [...]

Chaco Canyon: A Mystical Place in the Desert

By |2018-10-10T13:59:05+03:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

Chaco Canyon is a shallow, ten-mile canyon situated in the northwest corner of New Mexico. Seventy miles from the nearest town and accessible only by washboard dirt roads, it's remote by today's standards. The canyon itself has been carved from ancient sea beds by centuries [...]

Ollantaytambo: Mysterious Megalithic Site

By |2018-10-10T13:59:05+03:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

Ollantaytambo is a small town and an archaeological megalithic site in southern Peru, 60 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco. Located at an altitude of 2,792 meters (9,160 feet) above sea level in the district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba, in the Sacred Valley. Ollantaytambo [...]

Lake Titicaca: Place of Peace and Power

By |2018-10-10T13:59:05+03:00July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

Soaring majestically above sacred Lake Titicaca and often cloaked by ethereal mists, stand the mystic mountains of Ancohuma and Illampu. The Andean region birthed several sophisticated cultures, including the Inca and that of Tiahuanaco, which venerated high peaks as the abodes of weather deities and [...]

The Mysteries and Legends of Mount Shasta

By |2018-05-30T01:47:20+03:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Mount Shasta is known as one of the most sacred places on Earth and is called by many people the magical mountain. The mount Shasta is located in the Cascade Range in northern California. It rises around the picturesque mountains in the Siskiyou County at [...]

The Pyramid Of The Sun At Teotihuacán

By |2017-06-20T18:15:06+03:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , |

The Pyramid of the Sun at the great pre-Columbian sacred site of Teotihuacán in the Valley of Mexico is an awe-inspiring sight. One of the largest man-made constructions in the Americas—a continent dotted with enormous pre-Columbian pyramids—the Sun Pyramid stands at 489 feet (149 meters) [...]

Folklore of Fairy Tree in Ireland

By |2018-01-29T01:34:51+03:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

All over Ireland, there are Fairy trees believed to be sacred grounds for the ‘wee folk’. The superstitions surrounding Fairy trees is still very strong amongst the Irish, even for those who don’t believe in the wee folk, so they remain protected where they stand. [...]