I found this carving on one of the stones at the Neolithic-dated ritual site of Gobekli Tepe in Turkey many years ago, when I had my own shamanic archaeology forum called Ishtar’s Gate. Some of you may remember it? The other, largely male, members of my forum decided to just politely ignore this august lady.…Read More
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Meeting your eternal flame in the Otherworlds
I love it when the dream fairies give me a teaching in the Otherworlds, and then throw hard evidence for it across my path in this one. Once upon a time, they taught me how the knowledge about the fine stitching of sacred love magic, hidden in fairy stories, was shown symbolically in the weaving…Read More
Why ancient sacred love magic in modern times?
What is its relevance today? A friend asked me this when I published the second edition of The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar. I replied that sacred love and shamanic sexuality has never been more relevant if we are to recover and unravel the mysteries of the true magical force innately available to every human…Read More
Weaving the weave of the web
Women who weave is a magical symbolic reference to those womb shamans involved in ancient love rites that spark up the inner body elixirs which lead to wisdom, enlightenment and sovereignty. This ancient shamanic practice is about the sort of sacred love that, through ecstasy, sparks an adoration for the Beloved. It gives rise to…Read More