Animal Messages

Interview with
Rose De Dan,
Lilou's Juicy Living Tour

The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth

Tales from A Walk on the Wild Side and Windwalker's Message

What is Reiki? Audio

Reiki Master Rose De Dan answers your questions about Reiki benefits for animals & people.

Two Dogs

A story of animal communication and compassion

Connections

Quotes

The image of a buffalo is powerful, but the soul of a buffalo is divine. — Alison Dearborn

A Windwalker Earth Day

When I pondered what to write for Earth Day, I felt overwhelmed by the enormity of the task. I wanted to inspire as many people as possible to do something great for the Earth on April 22. I toyed with catchy titles such as “Who’s Your Mama?” to try to attract readers.

While every day should be …Continue reading

The Buffalo Blanket Blessing, Part 1

Rose De Dan offers Buffalo Blanket at West Yellowstone National Park, Oct. 7, 2013 Photo: ©Debbie Noyes

Rose De Dan offers Buffalo Blanket at West Yellowstone, ©Debbie Noyes

When I first became involved in the practice of shamanism little did I know that one day I would become a blanket carrier for the Buffalo People, nor that doing so would involve travels closely approximating pilgrimages.

On September 29, 2013 sometimes-assistant and friend Debbie Noyes …Continue reading

Why I bring people to the Zoo

Harbor Seal Sweetness, Point Defiance Zoo ©Rose De Dan 2012

After announcing one of my events/classes that bring people to the zoo for spiritual encounters with animals I received an email response from one of my readers. She wanted to know why an animal lover such as myself would bring groups to a zoo. And I …Continue reading

Braveheart Calling

In early June, despite suffering from a very heavy cold, I made an appearance at Serenity Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation to give the talk “Animals As Healers and Teachers.” It felt important that I show up no matter what (which in this case meant sounding a bit like a cross between Donald Duck and a trumpeter …Continue reading

Animal Teachers: Animal Communication, Shamanic Journey and Fire Ceremony

Unleash your intuition
Connect more fully with the animals
Participate in ceremony with the animals for personal and global healing

Long ago people and animals had a relationship based on mutual trust and respect, and they celebrated the sacredness and honored the spiritual connection with powerful ceremonies.

Over time that connection with the …Continue reading

Animals As Healers and Teachers at Harmony Farm with Rose De Dan and Joan Ranquet

“Long ago people and animals had a relationship based on mutual trust and respect and indigenous people celebrated the sacredness and honored the spiritual connection with powerful ceremonies.

“Over time that understanding and connection has been mostly forgotten. And, in losing connection with the spirits of our animal relatives, we have also lost connection with our own.”

Join …Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day with a Peruvian Despacho Ceremony

Celebrate Spring, the beauty of Pachamama (Mother Earth), and renew your connection to All Our Relations with a Peruvian Ayni Despacho ceremony.

An ayni despacho is an ancient ceremony that blends offerings and prayers to the Spirit World for the creation of balance and harmony, thereby offering healing and release of energies that are standing in our …Continue reading

Early Bird Savings End Jan. 31 for A Walk on the Wild Side and Animals As Healers and Teachers

January 31, 2013 is the Last Day to Save on Early Registration for
A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild 2013
and
Animals As Healers and Teachers at Silk Purse Farm

Don’t delay, act now to take advantage of savings on two unique and powerful events!

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A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: ANSWERING …Continue reading

Celebrate New Year’s with an Ancient Peruvian Ceremony Dec. 29

A despacho is a shamanic ceremony that includes prayers and gifts offered to the Spirit World in gratitude for what we have received in our lives as well as gratitude in advance for what we would like to receive.

This year I am once again inviting those of you who would like to celebrate New Year’s the …Continue reading

Thanksgiving Ayni Despacho Ceremony Nov. 16

A prayer is blown into the kintu during the ceremony. Photo by Rhonda Hanley

You are invited to a beautiful and powerful energetic ceremony from Peru called an Ayni Despacho, conducted by Rose De Dan, Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing.

This ceremony is particularly appropriate as we approach celebration of Thanksgiving, a traditional holiday for gathering in …Continue reading

In Search of a Name: Shamanic Journey for Earthfire’s White Buffalo Calf

As readers may recall, I have been receiving guidance from spiritual allies such as Windwalker and his Message for the World, and the Bison elders with Return of the Buffalo: Visions and Ceremonies.

This offering is the result of one of those nudges and it may be a groundbreaking first-ever collaboration. I hope you will join us …Continue reading

Evening Walk on the Wild Side at the Zoo

Answering the Call of the Wild ©Rose De Dan 2011

Many years ago I answered a call from the zoo animals. They asked me to gather the people and bring them, so that we could work together on reconnecting people and animals.

Evening Walk on the Wild Side at the Woodland Park Zoo was one of the …Continue reading

Journey of a Goddess

This month my very good friend Debbie Noyes received the startling and unexpected news that she had an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Since then Debbie has been sharing her journey and experiences on her Facebook page and with fellow attendees of the upcoming and third A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the …Continue reading

Light, Laughter and Joy in 2012

Yellow Rose and Fly in Garden ©Rose De Dan 2012

Current shifts in geopolitical, economic and global climates, and wildly varying interpretations of the Mayan calendar have created a lot of speculation and concern over what will happen in 2012.

On New Year’s I conducted a public Peruvian despacho ceremony, and as is usual I received guidance …Continue reading

Register now for A Walk on the Wild Side 2012 at Earthfire Institute

The Connection 2010: Cucumber the Timber Wolf and Rose De Dan ©2010

Landmark event brings native wildlife and people together in dialogue and ceremony to co-create a sustainable vision for the future.

A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild was created so that people and animals could meet in ceremony with …Continue reading

Return of the Buffalo: Visions and Ceremonies

Bluebell, ©Earthfire Institute 2010

Last year, on my way to the very first A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild at Earthfire Institute, I had a vision.

I was admiring the muted colors of the Montana landscape as it slid by, mile after mile. There was the occasional glimpse of livestock amidst …Continue reading

In Ceremony and Harmony with My Wildlife Family

Mr. Pinkerton, Lynx ©Rose De Dan 2010

Many people wonder why I get so excited about the opportunity to return to Earthfire Institute for A Walk on the Wild Side with wolves, bears, coyotes, foxes, cougar and other wildlife. They tell me that they would be scared, that I am braver than they are, or just …Continue reading

Revisiting New Year’s Revolutions

©Rose De Dan 2011

As I prepare for upcoming events such as A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild, I  felt called to revisit some of my experiences that contributed to the creation of the workshop series. This article was originally published in 2008 on my old website. The Revolution continues…

New …Continue reading

ReikiShamanic Messages from the Animals: A Juicy Living Tour Interview


“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men.” — Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple

My interview Animal Reiki Shamanism – Rose De Dan, Seattle with Lilou Macé of Lilou’s Juicy Living Tour was released today. …Continue reading

Blessing Ceremony for the Duwamish River

The Duwamish is sacred to local Native American tribes, and has suffered greatly at the hands of industrial interests who have polluted the waterway with PCBs, phthalates and heavy metals. Home to many forms of wildlife and a vital link for migrating salmon, in 2002 the Duwamish was listed as a Superfund site.

On a visit last …Continue reading

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