Posts Tagged "kontomble"

New Book Release—Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers

I am happy to announce the release of the second book in my Tree Medicine Trilogy—Notes From a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook For Spirit Workers Now available here or on Amazon.com Book Description What does it mean to bring indigenous wisdom to the postmodern world? How do divination and ritual fit into modern society? How does one integrate ancient spiritual teachings into a western mindset while remaining true to the original meaning? Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers is a guidebook for both diviners and spirit workers of any...

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The Amazon Pattern-Book 1 of the Tree Medicine Trilogy-is Now Available in ebook Format

The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time is now available in the kindle store. This file is friendly to most ereaders.  The Amazon Pattern is Book 1 of the Tree Medicine Trilogy I am releasing this spring. Many humans are currently experiencing unexpected, surprising or moving interactions with Trees. I know I am not the only one. Though interactions with Trees has been a persistent phenomena for humans throughout history, there does seem to be an upsurge in these types of exchanges in recent years. These three books were written as a way to reach out to...

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New Book Release—The Amazon Pattern

Announcing the Release of my New Book  The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time by Theresa C. Dintino I am so excited to tell you about the release of my newest book, The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time. The book describes a poignant and powerful turning point in my life initiated by an encounter with a very special Tree. It feels very important to share the message of this Tree and what it has taught me with you. Learn about the history and art of divination, my own personal journey toward becoming a diviner, the...

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Welcome to The Inner Journey Board—Travel the Nine Dimensions and their Corresponding Chakras

Two years ago while I was divining the wedeme (elemental beings of the wild) showed me a wooden board with nine small basins of liquid. I thought they were showing me a shrine they wanted me to make for them. But as I continued divining it became clear this was a new divination system that involved the connections between the nine dimensions of the World Tree and the seven chakras of the human and the Earth body. They wanted to teach me this new modality, which I call a “technology.” I enlisted two other women to help me who now also carry this new wedeme divination system. They are Sarah...

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Who are the Elemental Beings?

In the West African tradition I am initiated into, the elemental beings are called the  kontomble, (the little people or, more literally, the one who comes to the bell). In the Italian tradition they are called le fate. Essentially, these elemental beings are the same except for their geographic location. Like humans from different cultures, the elemental beings of a place and culture also have their own personalities shaped by the land and ecosystem itself. To be clear, what I mean by elemental beings is the fairies, the elves, the gnomes, the dwarfs, the wee folk, the fae, the wild ones,...

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