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Yggdrasil: A Mythical Tree in Norse Cosmology

By |2019-08-22T02:19:12+03:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Yggdrasil is an immense mythical tree that plays a central role in Norse cosmology, where it connects the Nine Worlds. Yggdrasil is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by [...]

16 Types of Energy Healing – Finding the Right One for You

By |2018-09-21T18:22:09+03:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Their many types of energy healing -- I can't possibly list them all here. My goal here is to give very brief overviews of some of the more widely known kinds. 1. Acupuncture/Acupressure Acupuncture and acupressure are part of an ancient and sophisticated system of [...]

Soul Retrieval: A Shamanic Healing Technique That Restores Balance and Harmony

By |2018-08-07T23:57:07+03:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Shamanic healing is the oldest form of holistic healing, practiced for thousands of years amongst various cultures. It focuses on working with the invisible – the spiritual and energetic world – to create a bridge of balance and harmony in the physical world. In traditional [...]

Syrian Rue – A Powerful Psychedelic and Aphrodisiac

By |2017-09-20T18:57:57+03:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a plant that you could use to ward off depression, and which also happens to be a powerful aphrodisiac and psychedelic. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, Syrian rue (Peganum harmala) does just that. It is a dense, bright green blooming succulent that grows from [...]

Amanita Muscaria Myths and Folkore

By |2017-07-30T19:20:27+03:00July 30th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Think of any fairy tale illustration of elves or goblins sitting on or under a toadstool, and most likely the cap of such a fungus will be bright red with white spots. The autumnal abundance and vibrant colors of the Amanita Muscaria make it probably [...]

Calea Zacatechichi the Dream Herb

By |2018-04-05T03:33:48+03:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Calea zacatechichi, also known as the dream herb or thle-pela-kano, meaning “Leaf of God” is a legal psychoactive plant that has seen centuries of use in central Mexico. Often used in shamanic rituals to divine the future outcome of specific events, calea deepens and enhances the [...]

Peyote Visions And Alternate Reality

By |2018-10-10T11:19:02+03:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Peyote is a spineless cactus that is dome shaped and soft with button-like nodules. It is blue-green in color and grows to about 5cm tall and 8cm wide. There are 2 species, Mescal (Lophophora williamsii) which has flowers white or pink in color, and Lophophora [...]

The Amazing Power of the Plant from Amazon

By |2018-10-10T11:01:40+03:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

The spirit of the plant puts people in touch with their repressed pain and trauma. As a Western-trained doctor, I have long been aware of modern medicine’s limitations in handling chronic conditions of mind and body. For all our achievements, there are ailments whose ravages [...]