Lughnasadh High Summer celebration

Lughnasadh Lammas It is now high summer and the union of Sun and Earth, of God and Goddess, has produced the First Harvest. Lammas is the celebration of this first, Grain Harvest, a time for gathering in and giving thanks for abundance. The word ‘Lammas’...

What’s in a word, Shaman where did it originate?

The word “shaman” is from the Tungus people. Here’s a story. Archaeologists who were working in the Pavlov Hills of the Czech Republic discovered a burial site of a healer with a fox placed in one hand, which is a healer’s sign from Asia,...

Seeing snakes in Ayuasca ceremonies.

Ayahuasca has often appeared as a serpent for me and others in the groups we lead. The serpent is the DNA, as in the modern medical sign, the snake may also be the kundalini energy rising. Within the biblical story when the snake, who receives a really bad reputation...

The “rules” of women menstruating in ceremony

There have been many questions and myths about why women who are menstruating may not be allowed in Ayahuasca ceremony. The forums are full of replies and though they may come from a place of good will the miss-information is shocking and often I am left shaking my...

Ruben’s words

Ruben’s words: In response to my New Years post Ruben asked if he could add the following. Man since they appearance on earth has sought to explain the “All” and in that search has allowed the Ego to be the guide, We also see that many human beings...