Recently I conducted a Peruvian despacho ceremony in honor of Earth Day and Spring. Despite there only being two human participants the energy was very strong, in part because we…
Shamanic ceremonies don't always go the way you expect, especially when there is a very determined cat named Manitou involved.
The animals who reside in zoos are Ambassadors for their species, and are inviting us to work together in a more spiritual way. At their request, this class series will have a special focus on endangered wildlife such as elephants, tigers and wolves. Utilizing basic shamanic techniques, we will meet with Zoo Animal Ambassadors that have invited us to listen to their perceptions, and join in ceremony to support wildlife worldwide.
In honor of tragically killed wild African lion Cecil, Lion Animal Ambassadors at Woodland Park Zoo and the People came together in ceremony August 22, 2015. What happened next was magical.
A Walk on the Wild Side: Answering the Call of the Wild was created in 2010 to bring people and animals together in ceremony with the intention of rebuilding the bridge between species. Personal change has a ripple effect; when it takes place within sacred ceremony what we heal in ourselves helps create shifts worldwide for animals and people.
In 2014 Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing students invited thousands of domestic and wild animals to join with us in shamanic ceremonies by adding their prayers to specially decorated sticks. We carried their prayers to fire on their behalf to support healing of the ancient bond that connects us all. And field trips offered Reiki students many opportunities to practice. This video was created in celebration of all the wonderful moments we shared with the animals.
Bluebell’s energy was incredibly rich and powerful. One’s body leaned toward her perhaps in awareness, on a deeper level, of the connection that the tribes had with the vast herds that once roamed this land. And the feeling was mutual. Bluebell had adopted humans as her herd.
I'd like to share one experience that I had when we visited with Animal Teacher Dalai Llama who shares pasture with a llama named Miracle. What's in a name? In this case, a lot of wisdom.
Every ceremony should include laughter and our 2014 New Years Ayni Despacho definitely did when recent hobo cat Manitou decided that he should bless the despacho paper by lying on it! And he was not easily convinced to leave that lovely energy, either.