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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The gods in the machine

I’ve recently been experiencing quite painful nocturnal leg cramps, and in looking for the remedy, I’m being taken on a quite fascinating journey of discovery which I’d love to share with you. After satisfying myself that it wasn’t lack of magnesium, I was left casting around for another answer, which came when a friend recommended…

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Life on Earth

Every single major religion is a Death Cult at heart. Every single one promises a much better life somewhere else while, at the same time, those who run the popes and the priests make life as difficult for us as possible, just to ram the point home. But it’s a trick … it’s a trial.…

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The esoteric meaning of the maypole

The maypole is often called a fertility symbol, and that’s why it’s a popular custom to dance around it at Beltane, the festival most associated with sex and fertility. But we may not know what the maypole’s dance with the red-and-white ribbons actually symbolises. It is a depiction in dance about how the alchemical marriage…

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Soul Retrieval: What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted?

What is shamanic soul retrieval, who needs one and why? How did the knowledge of this vital healing technique get forgotten about, and how is it being recovered today – in an age where its benefits are needed more than ever? How can you tell whether you are suffering from soul loss, and would be…

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