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Baba Yaga – A Supernatural Old Woman in Slavic Folklore

By |2019-10-29T01:03:05+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is a supernatural being who appears as a deformed or ferocious-looking old woman. In Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga flies around in a mortar, wields a pestle, and dwells deep in the forest in a hut usually described as standing [...]

The Concept of a Multiverse in Various Religious Cosmologies

By |2019-10-14T22:37:06+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The concept of a multiverse is explored in various religious cosmologies that propose that the totality of existence comprises multiple or infinitely many universes, including our own. Usually, such beliefs include a creation myth, a history, a worldview and a prediction of the eventual fate [...]

What is Shamanic Healing and Its Benefits

By |2018-05-05T11:11:45+03:00May 5th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why should I request a Shamanic healing, what does it do and will it help me? Shamanism is based on the belief that everything is Spirit. Everything means the earth, air, water, trees, plants, your body, mountains, you name it; it is Spirit. Shamans, (including [...]

Women and Shamanism

By |2018-02-27T22:56:20+03:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This is a brief summary of a visual presentation, first shown in 1986, which was given in September 2005 at the Shamanic Studies Conference in San Rafael, California.  “Woman is by nature a shaman.” ~Chukchee proverb. Yet the female dimension of this realm of [...]

12 Open Minded Quotes from Terence McKenna

By |2017-12-12T20:48:40+03:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

We have collected 12 quotes from Terence McKenna, an American ethnobotanist, and advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. Terence Kemp McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, in Paonia, Colorado. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, entheogens, shamanism, [...]

Shamanism, Addiction and the Hole in the Soul

By |2018-05-30T02:04:09+03:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Nature abhors a vacuum. Those of us who are all too familiar with drug addiction are also all too familiar with the “hole in the soul”. It can’t even be called a concept; it’s beyond that. There’s usually no other way to describe the agony [...]

Shamanic Calling and the Dismemberment Dreams

By |2017-10-04T19:00:41+03:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Consciousness, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

One of the most significant occurrences that begin and occurs throughout a Shamanic Calling or Awakening is the dismemberment dream. These dreams can be terrifying, especially for someone who has no idea what is going on. As discussed in prior blogs, a shaman is called onto [...]

Top 10 Indigenous Tribes with Shamanic Traditions

By |2018-06-03T16:22:31+03:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

Indigenous tribes all around the world, have different forms of spirituality, and oftentimes the way to reach these spirits was through some form of shamanism. The shaman of these different cultures would come into contact with these spirits through trances or rituals. However, each different [...]