Third Moon of Winter 2019

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Moon Lovers, Artists, Dreamers and Empaths, we finally made it to the last Moon of Winter, the last of our Seasonal year. It begins Monday, February 4th 2019 as we now prepare for a transformation of seasons, the death of winter and the rebirth of spring. Winter begins to fade,…

Elder Mountain Dreaming… Whoooo are we.

Contact Information : Pacific Northwest Eldermountaindreaming@gmail.com https://instagram.com/eldermountaindreaming https://www.facebook.com/eldermountaindreaming https://www.pinterest.com/eldermountain Elder Mountain Dreaming is a personal and small sacred space to help nourish the invisibles of our life, our emotional empath, our multiple soul and its elusive and hidden life, which is spoken of in ancient mythology as the wellspring. We are the dreamers who dream and Phoenix is…

3rd New Moon of Winter

Lunar Monthly Musings by Phoenix the Elder – We officially enter the 3rd New Moon of Winter (Aquarius) on January 27th, 2017 around 4:00 pm PST with a Lunar Eclipse on the Leo full moon in two weeks. Greetings artists, people of dreams and visions, healers, seers and empaths… we have completed our second moon…

Blue Door Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The color Blue is associated with dreams, peace and clarity, both the day and the night sky. Both green and blue have an intrinsic effect on our human emotions and causes a calming chemical reaction to occur in our brain. Earth green is soothing, while blue is vibrant yet…

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…

Mirror Mirror in my Soul

This is an ancient Etruscan Mirror with a Goddess Figure and engraved scene, bronze, 3rd century BCE. When I teach Symbolism, Dream Symbolism and Mirror work with those who seek me, I teach that our prehistory soul and emotional body must be integrated with personal work in our everyday life. Because when the two our separated, the…

The Pagans of Belarus – Andrei Liankevich

Андрей Ленкевич. Язычество – Belarus people have an original culture rooted back in the pre-religious times. The Belarusian culture has benefited from the fact that when the Slavic tribes came to settle in nowadays Belarus lands, they accept the achievements of the Baltic and Finno-Ugric tribes. This form of religious perception existed for about 15-20…

Didukh

A Didukh (painted on glass) by Ukraine Artist Oksana Andrushchenko

Shamanic Dances of Romania

Romanian ancient traditions of Dances of Goat, Bear and Creatures called Capra of the Winter Solstice and New Years and are done to clear out shadows and dark spirits. Suceava, Romania, and Bucovina and Moldova. What is really beautiful about this (these) traditions, was when Christian men came into Slavic and Balkan lands and they…

Daemon vs Demon, Boskie vs Antiboskie, Slavic Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – What is demonology and daemonology? Originally, languages went from only gesturing with the verbal spoken, until the first written languages were created later. Thus the origin of “daemon” in the older context when humans had less karma, meant a higher, supernatural, impersonal force, a power that is usually identified with…

Spider Totem of the Shamanizing Animist

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Milena Sidorova, the spider dancer takes great effort to perfect her dance and it shows, I have watched several of her performances, and although she is more of a dance teacher sharing her choreography with other dancers, her spider self shows great promise. When we use creativity to guide our…

Carpathian Shaman; Ukraine Mofarka, Molfar; Polish Szeptucha (Whisperer); Belarus Whisperers and Hungarian Lidercz, Táltos

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain (eldermountaindreaming@gmail.com) –  I am a Molfarka and Szeptucha (pronounced: Shep-too-hah), a Wind Whisperer and Dreamer (Shaman). These all mean the same thing to varying degrees, so it gives me great pleasure to share and gather other wonderful information of the traditional Whispering and Shamanic Folk Healing rites from various sources and…