Fairly often I am asked the question, ‘When did you decide to become a Shaman then?’ It’s an interesting question and it carries with it many pitfalls on answering. So without making too much of it, here is a list that might allow you to glean that information and understand a bit more. I refer you to the wonderful Sacred Hoop article that I shared – all about the myriad of Shamanic practice and its origins. Go look and share the article then sign up for the quarterly magazine. Continue reading “4 Ways To Walk A Shaman’s Path?”→
It’s all ways (yes I do that on purpose!) good to find someone who will help others along. It’s about community, promotion, positioning all these things and more. However it is about sharing and being really human. That’s a Shamanic trait, and therefore we celebrate MakeItUltraTM and share in the hope that you too, will share. We are Pack, we are COMMUNITY. Aho!
Ceremony or Ritual it’s a rite old conundrum! So how do you make it work for you?
The closest many of us come to ‘ceremony’ is when we attend the ‘Hatch/Match/Despatch’ variety. There are of course many religions which still celebrate life’s rites of passage. The rest of us, well some don’t even recognise those rites and for me that is the reason we as a culture have really lost our way a little bit perhaps. We just don’t get it. Continue reading “Ceremony! 5 Ways to Make it”→
Kuan Yin isn’t so strange a figure to be present in a bird shaman’s life. She is often depicted with birds. Most commonly, it is with a swallow (sometimes very stylized and phoenix-like) which carries a string of prayer beads in its beak. This bird represents light in the darkness, especially through devotion. Sometimes the […]
Nicholas Breeze Wood, the editor and producer of the dedicated e-zine Sacred Hoop has compiled some articles about Shamanic practice. This collection of articles is free but if you want to know more, have Sacred Hoop delivered to your inbox 4 times a year for a very small subscription fee it’s an absolute joy to have. Covering diverse traditions from all over the globe. What is Shamanism? contains articles from notable and respected Shaman and practitioners. Continue reading “What is Shamanism?”→