Photo Essay: Conversations With the Tree People of Hangetsutouge
archetypes / Eco-Intelligence / Japan / memoir / Mythology / Paganism / Shamanism / Visionary Art

Photo Essay: Conversations With the Tree People of Hangetsutouge

  Related: Vision Quest: Forrest Spirit Messages Related: Japan’s Ghostly Subways: A Shamanic Encounter   As I round the Eastern tip of Nikko’s lake Chuzenji, wary Macaque monkeys among the rocks scatter, heralding our arrival. A bone upon the path… a moment of contemplation. A souvenir? An addition to my walking staff? What am I, … Continue reading

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Living in a fairy tale
Earth Mysteries / Interdimensional Intelligence / Mythology / psychic phenomena / Psychology

Living in a fairy tale

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
                     Painting by Brian Froud I’ve been looking into old faery lore lately. Not the sanitised Victorian version of miniature winged  beauties, but at the old tales of strange encounters, customs that go back beyond memory, time lost in the faery realm and the darker aspects of the hidden…

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The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
Conciousness / Mythology / Shamanism

The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge

Originally posted on Jessica Davidson:
“The first time an Ashaninca man told me that he had learned the medicinal properties of plants by drinking a hallucinogenic brew, I thought he was joking. …But he was not smiling.” The Cosmic Serpent is a fascinating exploration of the links between DNA and molecular biology by anthropologist Jeremy…

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Spider Medicine (Arachnid Arcanum)
Alchemy / Mythology / psychic phenomena / self-realisation / Shamanism

Spider Medicine (Arachnid Arcanum)

 Image source: Wikimedia Commons   Awkward Beginnings Meeting a new animal spirit guide is always a deeply cathartic experience, and my recent introduction to a spider spirit guide was no exception. Relationships with animal spirits are in some regards like the ones we have with people. Trust takes time to develop in both parties. There … Continue reading

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Satyr Moon
Archaic Revival / Art / Collective Conciousness / Mythology / Paganism / Psychology

Satyr Moon

(Click image to enlarge) © 2015 All Rights Reserved Dig this pic? Want to see more? Click the logo below to browse my Redbubble Gallery Accessorized print-on-demand versions NOW AVAILABLE! THANKS FOR LOOKING! For more great info on mysticism, science, spirituality and healing, be sure to check out a selection from my archive at Shamagaia … Continue reading

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Underwater City at Yonaguni, Japan: The Search Continues
Ancient History / Archeology / Interdisciplinary science / Mythology

Underwater City at Yonaguni, Japan: The Search Continues

                                                     Image source: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net The tantalising search for clues and debate over the authenticity of this undersea anomaly known as the Yonaguni Monument continues… The monument was discovered by accident in 1987, off the coast of  Yonaguni Island, near Okinawa Japan, by a local diver named … Continue reading

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The World Tree
Ancient History / Collective Conciousness / Eco-Intelligence / Mythology / Shamanism

The World Tree

Originally posted on ritestuffuk:
Many cultures throughout the world consider the tree sacred.  Hardly surprising when you consider its size, majesty, durability and longevity.  To our ancestors, trees such as the oak, ash and yew must have seemed like eternal creatures, enduring the harshest of seasons and outliving the oldest of people. From the symbolic…

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Mantis Earth Mother
Art / Eco-Intelligence / Mythology / Psychology / self-realisation / Shamanism

Mantis Earth Mother

(Click to enlarge image) © L. Neale All Rights Reserved 2014 Shamanic, Visionary, and Esoteric art for sale. Click the logo below to browse my Redbubble Gallery Accessorized print-on-demand versions NOW AVAILABLE! THANKS FOR LOOKING! For more great info on mysticism, science, spirituality and healing, be sure to check out a selection from my website … Continue reading

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