Arkaim, Sauwastika, Swastika and Mesolithic Symbols

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –One of the big dipper goddesses is Dǒumǔ Niang Niang (斗母娘娘): The Mother Goddess of the Big Dipper stars. She was originally worshiped by the ancient Chinese as the progenitor of the stars and constellations. Dǒumǔ, also known as Dǒumǔ Yuánjūn, Dòulǎo Yuánjūn, and Tàiyī Yuánjūn, and a goddess in Chinese […]

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Ritualistic Fire

Phoenix the Elder – A picture expresses a thousand words and a spiritual image expresses ten thousand. The composition of this beautiful image depicts a Slavic Pagan Ritual, the day after Hallows’s Eve (all Souls day). Included in the image are rectangles in the foreground with bowls of water and lighted candles as part of […]

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How real Shamans Experience Life

Never confuse medicine person or shaman practitioner with real shamans, they are not the same, nor born of the same root, nor of the same lineages of the past and past lives. Shamans are both powerful and very weak from attacks from people and nature. That is what gives them their true strength from overcoming […]

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Marriage of Body & Soul

As a Folk Healer and Dreamer, I prefer to cover my clients, rather than myself in scarves and shaman clothing, unless its a group seasonal “soul retrieval” because its night time  when I do that. But on personal healing sessions, I prefer to do this because female shaman traditions before 1000 bce were very different than men shaman rituals that have evolved […]

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3rd Moon of Winter

Kulning is the word for the ancient Swedish women used as a herding call for the Reindeer Clans, that has its roots in shamanic cultures. Jonna Jinton shows us how its done with her strong voice. Kulning or herding calls (called kauking and kaukning in some parts of Norway, in the province of Dalarna in Sweden […]

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Serious Dreamer & Shadow Dreamer

Phoenix the Elder – I have worked with all issues around visions, vision quests, dreams, dreaming and dreamtime and what comes with these openings from shadows, curses, demons, exorcisms and many “veil” things that walk in-between this world. I also made a commitment to sobriety in the late 80s and always stay away from those […]

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She Bear Shaman

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Compilation of the Bear Goddesses with personal writings intermixed by Phoenix. The Bear Goddesses list that I have are Artemis (asteroid #105), Ildiko, Artio and Arktos (is the Ancient Greek word ἄρκτος árktos which means “Bear”), Bendis/Callisto (asteroid #204), Hekate/Cailleach (asteroid #100), Merope (asteroid #1051), Mielikki (asteroid #2715), Mi’kmaq or Kejimkujik (asteroid #497593), Ursel […]

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Ancestress of the Magical Reindeers

Saami, Mongolia, and Turkey, The Ancient Matriarchal Deer Shamans – In the Folktales of the Meandash, the Mythic Saami Reindeer people, a Meandash young woman and the mother of Meandash, speak of an old wise and experienced woman (which in ancient Finno-Ugric tradition is a shaman woman). The Meandash-nijt lives in a human form and only becomes a […]

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