As 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
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
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
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
©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…
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A prayer is blown into the kintu © Rhonda Hanley 2009
When: Friday, January 1, 2010, 6:30pm
Where: Alki, Seattle, WA – directions sent at time of registration. For those with allergies please note that there will be animals present.
“The despacho ceremony was very powerful, and things are already beginning to heal. Thank you for the shamanic …Continue reading
This week I attended a networking gathering put on by the Port of Seattle. Attending this sort of event is not my usual style, however I went for three major reasons.
First, I went as a member of the Alki Wildlife Habitat Project (AWHP), and unofficial photographer. Our hard-working leader, Dolly Vinal, was presenting a certificate of …Continue reading
Maybe it was the June Peruvian shamanic despacho ceremony, but lately I feel like I am living in synchronicity-land. It was an ayni despacho ceremony, designed to bring one’s life into balance and harmony, removing blockages that stand in the way of your manifesting your highest potential. It is said that when you are in balance …Continue reading
It is with deep sorrow that I announce the passing of a truly great personality and personal friend, Gracie the cat.
Last night, at about midnight, there came a knock on my door. It was my neighbor Casey, and she was obviously in distress. Apparently Gracie had been found in a neighbor’s yard after having been missing …Continue reading