Twin souls and dream lovers

When I began writing about the archaeological evidence for shamanic sex rites on my forum, Ishtar’s Gate, in the early 2000s, I was one of the first to air the subject. But by the time I’d compiled those posts into The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar, the notion of sacred love-making was starting to go…

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“The greatest stitch-up since the Bayeux Tapestry”

For once I think Boris Johnson may be on the right track. He said yesterday that his removal was the greatest stitch-up since the Bayeux Tapestry. I wonder if that was just a flippant remark, or whether he’s aware that the power structure in this country was originally stitched up in the frames of the…

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Removing a family curse

I remember early in my shamanic training feeling horrified when our teacher told us that we’d gain great wisdom from working with our ancestors. “What that bunch of drunks?” I thought to myself, “I’ve never seen them sober, especially that lot from Liverpool. You’re saying that I should go to them for spiritual advice?” The…

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The Redemption of the Father

The avenging of the father in the outer world is the complete obverse to what really needs to be achieved by the shamanic Mysteries initiate, which is the redemption of the father in the inner worlds. It is the avenging of the father that leads to war on Earth; it is the redemption of the…

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Why we study the Mysteries

“Sir Francis Bacon was apparently a [Knight’s] Templar using a Template to create an axis and Templum that defined the Temporal fabric.” I’m indebted to the author Cort Lindahl for the above pearl of wisdom in his book The Geographic Mysteries of Sir Francis Bacon, which I highly recommend. In a nutshell, he describes why…

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The Wounded Healer

“Annie, if I become a shaman, will I be able to help people, to heal them?” I get asked this a lot … and I always reply: “Well, yes and no. And at first, no.” The first requirement from you as a trainee shaman is encapsulated by the rubric: “Physician heal thyself.” Shamans blaze a…

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Backstage at the Theatre of Dreams

I was saying to a friend the other day about how living in Glastonbury is just like living backstage in the Theatre of Dreams. I’ve been here for 11 years now … more than long enough to notice that most visitors are secretly hoping to catch the will-o-wisp, the ignis fatuus or Fool’s Fire that…

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Are you destined to become a shaman?

This purpose of this video is to help people recognise whether they are budding shamans. I felt compelled to make it because I’ve realised there’s not much out there to help the person on their way to becoming a shaman …to even know if they are on the right path, or just going completely crazy!…

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Who the Devil is the Devil…Really?

In this new video, we’re getting down and dirty with the Devil, to find out who the devil he … or she… really is! You can watch it here, or just carry on reading below to get the same information in an article.

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