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Shamanic Perspectives of Masculine & Feminine

In the world of Ayahuasca, much reflecting elements of the world at large, there is a profound movement involving the present process of the balancing of Masculine & Feminine, men & women dynamics, the relationship of Mother Earth & Father Sky. At Novalis (our Peruvian Conservation Center), and in many other circles, the balance of Masculine & Feminine energy is a highly important focus that … Continue reading Shamanic Perspectives of Masculine & Feminine

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Feminism & Shamanism (pt. 2): Amazonian Feminism

A dear sister & Ayahuasquera (female practitioner of Ayahuasca), once told me that the reason she began hosting all women’s Ayahuasca ceremonies was because the medicine told her that there were certain things women could heal from only in the presence of other women: grief issues surrounding childbirth woman to woman competition sexual trauma sexual identity Though these elements of woman may not feel applied … Continue reading Feminism & Shamanism (pt. 2): Amazonian Feminism

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Feminism & Shamanism (pt. 1): Gateway into a Personal Journey

My journey with Ayahuasca began slightly over 5 years ago but, looking back, it feels like a lifetime ago that that journey began. It was an instantaneous re-connection to something ancient within myself, but familiar to the soul. Like many people in the modern New Age of Ayahuasca culture, my first time was in the states. But since then my journey has evolved into a … Continue reading Feminism & Shamanism (pt. 1): Gateway into a Personal Journey

YoniVerse Class Series @ Goddess Temple, Ashland OR

All classes held at the Goddess Temple of Ashland; Jackson Wellsprings, Ashland, OR. Facilitated by Priestess Camitza and Monica Rhea Everett Class Overview & Schedule: Class 1 (April 22nd, 5-7PM):  The Yoni Muse:  Art, Herstory, Anatomy, and Yoni Gazing. Class 2(May 6, 4-7 PM): Practical Magic: A guide to loving menstruating through Blood Ritual and Sustainable and Yoni-Friendly bleeding technologies as alternatives to tampons and … Continue reading YoniVerse Class Series @ Goddess Temple, Ashland OR

Unveiling Eve & Lilith

As Women, we are dualistic in our very core, in the roots of our very Creation. Our Mother Roots are still within us, which is a Yin Yang of Dualism, and perfection. Our Divine Feminine Nature is composed of 2 Mother Archetypes: The Shamed & Tamed Eve and the Dark & Deadly Lilith. Exploring deeply the mythological and biblical stories of Eve & Lilith, I have … Continue reading Unveiling Eve & Lilith

Mistletoe Mythology: Semen of the Gods

Like so many other “Christmas” traditions, the tradition of the Mistletoe is known by many, but the depth of the roots known by few. The Druid & Norse mythological roots, when explored, reveal a cultural tradition interwoven with sensual reflections of a people long passed… We see mistletoe hanging in doorways around the winter holidays, a symbol of love & friendship, a tradition of kissing … Continue reading Mistletoe Mythology: Semen of the Gods

Sacred Sexuality: Shedding the Skins of Shame

I send a wild call through the mountains and across rivers, to the wild sisters, the Priestesses of Sachamama, who in our birth rites received the powerful gifts of the Sexual Goddesses. We are they and they are we, and the shame-stricken lashings of the past no longer hold fast chains to our Sacred Holiness. And we strip ourselves of the Scarlet Letters that spell … Continue reading Sacred Sexuality: Shedding the Skins of Shame