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…

What is a Soul Retrieval?

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Soul journeys are dreaming awake visions (psychopomp) to attain and return pieces of our luminous soul body, called the astral body, which has separated, fragmented or damaged by different life situations. Our soul (the part which we incarnated with) is an astral form, made of energy light (like a cloud)…

abracadabra

Additions by Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Word magic, ideas of magic as an alphabetical river, weaving a mysterious interlacing of mental characters, mental words and the mind’s spoken voice was adopted in the middle ages. This was how magic was marked by written forms of symbols that were much older and changed. Then there were the…

Pluto’s Cave, Fire and Water Purification Rites

By Phoenix the Elder – I want to preface this article of this ceremony at Pluto’s Cave, located in Juniper Flats National Park, near Mt. Shasta… I have only done two ceremonies in the last thirty years with people outside my circle of apprentices, as a collective Dreamer (shaman). The first was the Wounded Knee areas with…

Ptaki Mądrości

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Ptaki Mądrości (Birds of Wisdom)…  Now, I shall tell a tale to God and all the Gods, however wise he and his men may be or “think” they may be. The Eagle clutched with his talons onto a colorful Nightingale and bore her aloft into the clouds. When she…

Black Eagle & Black Falcon Totems – The Kabardinian Tales

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Most totems are not permanent, they are cyclical, for example a totem may come seasonal only once, or for a few years. A totem can be a lifelong messenger and come around for decades. Bird totems represent the “soul” and even the oldest of shamans 10 or 20,000 years ago,…