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The Power of Ti – excerpt from Dr Alberto Villoldo’s new book : “The Heart of the Shaman”…

The Power of Ti Excerpted from Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories & Practices of the Luminous Warrior, releasing July 31. When I was a student of anthropology, I learned that the Inka believed they were the children of the sun. Later I discovered that this was not accurate: a […]

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Old Ways, New Prayers: A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book

Alberto is such an amazing storyteller and teacher. I am looking forward to this latest book! Here’s a preview he sent in his newsletter.    Old Ways, New Prayers A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories and Practices of the Luminous Warrior To this day, Shamans practice the […]

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We are born of supernovas – our spectacular and totally ordinary origin story

https://aeon.co/videos/we-are-born-of-supernovas-our-spectacular-and-totally-ordinary-origin-story?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=58aa9b086e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-58aa9b086e-69120157   We are born of supernovas – our spectacular and totally ordinary origin story You might have heard that we are made of ‘star stuff’, but what exactly does that mean? In this collaboration between The Atlantic and the podcast TRBQ (The Really Big Questions), the NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller explains how every atom […]

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Choose to change the way to perceive a problem

“The Laika don’t live by rules or ideas. If they want to change their world they don’t pass new laws, they choose to change the way they perceive a problem.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

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Gratitude

Gratitude is not just a feeling we occasionally have when something good happens to us. It is a practice that leads to greater happiness and deeper fulfillment in our lives! The foundation of shamanism, the world’s oldest spiritual healing tradition, is gratitude. Shamans are continually expressing their gratitude for life, for the elements, the seasons, […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30 “You want to know who’s a real medicine man? He’s the one who doesn’t say ‘I’m a medicine man.’ He doesn’t ask you to come to him. You’ve got to go and ask him. And you’ll find he’s always there among his own people.” — Louis Farmer, […]

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How Shamans Dream the World into Being

Dear Readers Do check out this short, beautiful and well written article by Alberto Villoldo! http://upliftconnect.com/shamans-dream-the-world/?utm_content=buffer10c74 Blessings Kitty

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.