Second Moon of Spring 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings artists, dreamers and lunar muses, I hope that your last moon cycle was supported, slightly challenging and you recognized at least one awareness or change, in a positive letting go. We start the Second New Moon of Spring on April 15, 2018. Second moons are all about fullness of…

Slavic Spring & Summer Goddess Dziewanna and her Sister of Autumn & Winter Marzanna

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Dziewanna (Mullein) – The Slavic Spring and Summer Goddess – Mother Earth herself, in relations to the Slavic traditions of Marzanna and Dziewanna (pronounced gee-vanna), are also called Marowit & Dziewanna who (Devana) are very archaic goddesses.  Devana is the Slavic Goddess of Forests and Wildlife ,much like the Huntress Artemis….

Spring’s Rebirth – Slavic and Balkan Pysanky

Compilation by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The Rites of Spring is about honoring our rebirth and the earth’s rebirth, this has specific rituals that are ancient and help us stay connected to our moon nature, our soul and our emotional nature in a positive way. Here at Elder Mountain we do the ritual of building the…

13th Moon & First Moon of Spring 2018

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Blessings beautiful Moon People, Artful Dreamers, Creative Artists, Soulful Dancers, Witches, Wild Women and Men and everyone inbetween. We begin our 13th Moon & the First New Moon of Spring on Saturday, March 17, 2018 and the Spring Equinox, Tuesday, March 20th! Its the season of endings and new beginnings as ‘endings’ and…

Aphelion of the Moon Phases of Change

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I am a Daughter of the Moon, a Dreamer with the Moon Birds, a Swimmer in the River of Life that Flows from the Great Mountain, a Huntress who puts boundaries on the shadows and one who lives by the seasons of moontime. I was born to live and understand…

The Light Side of the Night

The Light side of the Night is the ancient Dreaming cultures and the later Shamanic cultures of earth which were created, lead, nurtured and dominated by the grandmothers. Oh but we fell asleep and when writing came and symbols into writing, she was left out of the stories, the legends and even her names. Only…

Moon Work & Lunar Astrology

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – In the seasons of the Moon, our Moon sign separates and is also joined within our life, which the Greeks called the action of synafae and aporroicae. All the signs in which she enters or departs, she can depart from the many and is joined by the many aspect of…

Second New Moon of Winter 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Hello Dreamers, Artists, Healers and Moon Lovers, Happy New Moon. Welcome to nature’s Second New Moon of Winter, starting Jan 16, 2018 @ 6:17 pm pst. We finished our first moon of winter with decorated lights, good food and holiday celebrations. If you had any work or family issues arise last month, just…

First Full Moon of Winter 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Our first full moon of Winter begins Monday, January 1, 2018 @ 11 degrees Cancer, 6:24 pm (pst). Its time to set our one “release” intention of what no longer serves our highest good, based on your new moon’s intention two weeks ago and what surfaced! Those who are learning and practicing…

Third New Moon of Autumn 2017

 By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –Hello Dreamers, our next moon cycle begins on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 @ 26 degrees Scorpio. This moon brings us fire to dry out after last month’s long watery journey. As the season slows down more and more, we enter our third and final moon of the 3 moons of Autumn…

Second New Moon of Autumn 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Happy New Moon dreamers, empaths, healers, artists, dancers, druids, witches and moon people! We begin our Second New Moon of Autumn (26°35′ Libra) on Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 12:12 pm (pdt). It is the traditional Scorpio New Moon and we enter the “fullness moon” of Autumn which is a celebration of…

Directions for Elder Mountain’s Monthly Lunar Work-Study

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – If you only read a partial of this ancient teaching go for the basic practice.  This is my ancient medicine as a dreamer (last level of a shaman), which I brought forth from my past life as a dreamer, brought it into a practice, which took me a lifetime…

First New Moon of Autumn & Autumn Equinox 2017

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings moon lovers, dreamers, healers, artists and spiritual seekers… Its been one whole month since our super-eclipse on August 21st and I hope that your intentions that day were brought forth. Many people do not understand that eclipses bring forth the new cycle of the next season and its…

Arethusa, Spirit of the Rivers and Springs of Surákousai

Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Each new and full moon, I receive my signs and synchronicity just like you, and those of us who take them much more seriously, guides a lot of our moon and dreaming path, in order to sharpen our focus and our intuitive nature as the years go by. The second half…

Slavic Folk Healing: Flower Washing & Moon-Water Charming

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  I work with a few different Water Healing and Traditional Slavic Water Ceremonies to support releases with not only myself but with my clients, students and apprentices. Water Charming rituals are very ancient and their drawing down the moon properties, combined with healing helps us with the continual  flow….

Third New Moon of Summer and Full Solar Eclipse 2017

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings everyone, this is our last moon cycle of summer, we end the season with this third (moon). This is the first time I will speak these words… this is the first “Supermoon” we have seen in a long, long time, and what is rising before us. The total Solar Eclipse looks…

Second Full Moon of Summer 2017

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings, we now enter our Second Full Moon of Summer, and work with our one release intention, something that does not serve our highest good. We are hitting the peak of summer with this full moon, what is actually the true Midsummer and she sits at 14 degrees Aquarius beginning on Monday,…

Second New Moon of Summer 2017

By Phoenix the Elder – Happy new moon dreamers, moon people, empaths, dancers, artists, druids, witches, herbalists and shaman wannabees! Our sister Moon has returned to her new beginnings again and I hope you will too. The second of our three summer New Moons starts Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 2:45 am, at 0° Leo. Zero degree marks…

First Full Moon of Summer

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greeting Dreamers, Moon People, Artists, Healers and Witches, we enter the Full Moon on Saturday July 8, 2017 with a very powerful line up. Mars & Sun are conjunct, sitting opposite Moon & Pluto, giving all of us some energy and will power (mars) into the energy of transformation called death…

First New Moon of Summer

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings artists, dreamers and moon people, we are entering the first New Moon of Summer, Friday June 23, 2017, 7:30 pm (pdt) in the sign of Cancer (a “water” element) at 2° degrees. Summer Solstice week marks the next three moons of the summer season, the first moon of…

Third Full Moon of Spring

Monthly Moon Musings By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings dreamers, artists and moon people, we enter our final Full Moon of Spring on June 9, 2017 in the fiery sign of Sagittarius at 18 degrees. There is no doubt about it, Sag energy is the coyote troublemaker, so if you chose to cause trouble or…

Third New Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Dreamers, Artists and Moon Walkers, our third and last new moon of spring arrives on Thursday, May 25, 2017. I did an oracle for all of us, to remind us to hold the completion of our dreaming for the remainder of spring: GRADUAL HARMONY Still your passions and…

2nd Full Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – The “Second Full Moon of Spring” arrives Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 20 degrees Scorpio. We are half way through our moon cycle, so chose your release intention wisely and base it on what surfaced from your new moon intention two weeks ago. All full moons are a three-fold process which then flows into the 3rd quarter…

Second New Moon of Spring

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Greetings Dreamers, Artists and Moon Lovers! Our second new moon of Spring arrives on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Lets start off with the sabian oracle this moon: A BRIDGE ACROSS THE DEEP GORGE The conquest over separateness through cooperation. A person who has suffered deprivation or loneliness can give new substance to his or…

Cancer, the little Sea Scorpion

By Phoenix the Elder – My apprentice Burnt Stone and I were talking again about the Cancer Symbol of the Lobster, which looks so like the  Scorpion symbol. In antiquity, the symbol of Cancer was not the Crab it was the “Sea Scorpion” and this is why some of the old Zodiac and Esoteric work…