What is shamanic drumming?

shamanic drumming, shamanism course

Shamanic drumming is the playing of a drum to get into a trance state. Shamans and shaman practitioners can travel to the Otherworld in a light trance and ask for help and healing for themselves and others. There they meet their helping spirits like power animals or spiritual teachers. The trance state and the otherworld […]

Lammas – Celtic harvest festival on 2nd of August

Lammas

Names Lammas, Lughnasadh, grain festival, harvest festival, thanksgiving Meaning in the year circle Harvest time Symbols sickle, bread, wheat, grain dolls, carved dolls from corncobs Colours Golden, Orange Stones amber, fire opal, tiger’s eye Keywords harvest, supplies, gratitude, wealth   Why are we celebrating Lammas? In the night of the 2nd of August (traditionally the […]

Beltane – Celtic sommer beginn on 1st of May

Beltane, Keltic summer, Yog Temple, Yoga School and Healing Centre in India, Austria

Names Beltane, Beltaine, Walpurgis Night, High Maien, Lady Day, Cetsamhain Meaning in the annual cycle Beginn of sommer, Beginn of growth and maturation Symbols Fire, Flowers, Sun, Birch, Whitethorn, Symbols of Sexuality Colours White, Red, bright colours Stones Heliodore, Fire opal, red coral Keywords Fertility, union, sexuality, dance, courtship, wild time   Why are we […]

What is a power animal?

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Power animals, or spirit animals, spirits or totem animals, support and accompany the shaman in his work. According to shamanic traditions, every person has one or more guardians who protect him. Often there are parallels between the person and his power animal. For example, the character and the personality are similar. A power animal can […]

Ostara – Celtic spring festival on 23rd of March

Ostara, Celtic Spring festival, Shamanism, Yog Temple

Names Ostarûn, Eostre, Eostra, Eostar, Eostrae, Estre, Eastre, Osteria, Ostar, Easter, Spring equinox Meaning in the annual cycle Beginn of spring, Beginn of growth Symbols Egg, Rabbit, Lady bird, Birch Colours All colours, but in pastel Stones Fluorite, Agate, Jade Keywords Growth, New beginning, Fertility, Prosperity   The origin of Ostara     The first written evidence […]