Folk Art Nettle Fiber

Nettle, Hemp, Flex and Willow Fibers Nettle – In spring some stalks of grasses and nettle are broken by the wind or too dry in summer, some places have to exfoliate the top layers of the cortex, which contains the fiber. Their flexibility and strength is long appreciated by the birds for example, the crossbill […]

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Dreamers

Artists: Peter Engelhardt (left) and  detail of unknown Slavic artist. Save Save

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Dorian Women of Crete, Priestesses of Aphrodite

I did a simple Aphrodite Ceremony (Venus) on the Spring Equinox and I also had a dream at night of a woman speaking Dorian with me (which is a dead language from a few thousand years ago). I made this video in the Moon of Taurus which is ruled by Venus in honor of the […]

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Pseudo Oman Magic

By Elder Mountain Dreaming – Phoenix Poetry We the golden flying souls, guardians returnedto awaken the great Night Mother called Fire. We were offered water to hold one circle andone veil this lifetime.If you should come near us, we only appear asshining light, because our dream bodiesare made of storming clouds with magical might. Witches and wizards […]

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Dream teacher of the soul cloud

The last one anyone believes, is the eldest soul who can never be conceived. Seekers of the small inner voice, will find a breath of memory, much like the ocean of forgetfulness who finds sleep instead of dreams. When we first met, you were all smiles at the great Dawn, feeling as if you had […]

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Dream with the Dreamers

This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was grief. But there’s a difference with this dream. Everything cruel & unconscious done in the illusion of the present world, all that does not fade away at the death-waking. […]

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Alatyr – Slavic Magical Legends

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – The Russian Alatyr Stone, sometimes called the World Mother (Алатырь каменьям – мире мати) is a search for purity and truth and as a legend lost long ago on earth. The Russian myth explains it as a Mystical Stone of folktale and epic proportions, as the Russians prefer […]

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Pacific Northwest Thunderbird – Voices of the Wind

Years ago an old man named Too-lux, who was the south wind, was traveling north, and met an old woman named Quootshooi, who was a giantess and he asked her for food, and she gave him a net, telling him she had nothing to eat and that he must try for fish. He succeeded in […]

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Shamanochki Horned Kichka – The Evolution from Grandmother Shaman reduced to Maiden Bride

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I am particularly interested as a shaman, in my ancestral grandmothers and their ancient prehistoric rituals which were dominant before the 5th through 8th centuries. Before writing, we had art and oral traditions that carried our stories during the long winter moons and the celebrations of life. Much can be seen […]

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