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
Ever wondered how the animals feel about the environmental challenges our modern world is facing and what solutions they might offer for climate change?
The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth was inspired by a shamanic vision and messages from wild and domestic animals. It is their intention to offer us hope, inspiration, and a call to action. Enjoy, and please share their message with others. …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 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
“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass,
It is about learning to dance in the rain.”
Although I am a Seattle native now, I was born and raised on the South Jersey shore (my family lives there still)—an area currently directly in the path of Hurricane Sandy—expected to make landfall within two hours.
Watching the …Continue reading
Flicker in Pine Tree ©Rose De Dan 2012
As our nation prepares for Election Day Spirit has guided me to write this article on behalf of the animals of this world.
Those of us in the spiritual community speak often of seeking guidance for many things in our lives, yet do we remember to use the spiritual …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…
New …Continue reading
“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
Rose De Dan offers Reiki to mini American Eskimo dog Q-tip, Photo: Rhonda Hanley
It has been a whirlwind and a roller coaster last two months! In this month’s newsletter we focus on some of the highlights, as well as a preview of current attractions.
First, thanks to Rhonda Hanley who graciously volunteered her photographic eye, I …Continue reading
The following are two recent interviews, now archived for those who might have missed the live broadcast on the 7th Wave Network program, “Living Wisdom” with Dr. Liana Carbón, Institute of Shamanic Wisdom.
The Wisdom of the Animals: Shamanism for Modern Times with Rose De Dan and Dr. Liana Carbón
Do you love animals or have an animal …Continue reading
Well, I did my first ever live radio interview yesterday and thought it went well despite our having computer challenges that did not enable Liana Carbon to communicate to me when the breaks were coming up. At least it made us sound like we are really excited about the conversation we are having! If it was …Continue reading
As a shamanic student my teachers advised me to choose my responsibilities carefully. As an individual and a shaman I am feeling called to work toward reversing the trend of global warming, a trend that threatens all of the inhabitants of Pachamama, Mother Earth. Our so-called advanced civilization created this crisis, it is time for each …Continue reading