Posts Tagged "Time"

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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The Birth of the New World Tree

To the Mayans, the World Tree Yaxkil created the directions and the nine worlds that emanate out from that. The tree, as it grows, dictates the waves and cycles of physical life and human consciousness. The tree creates time. In the Mayan tradition, the calendar is sacred. Each day has its own character and meaning. Specific rituals are performed on each day to keep time alive. This is the work of the shamans in this tradition: keeping time alive. They do this consistently through divination and ritual. Martin Prechtel’s book, The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic eloquently speaks of this...

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The Terma Tradition

From the Tantric tradition of pre-patriarchal Tibet (in the Tarim Basin) emerged Yeshe Tsogyal (8th century) who taught  the “Terma” tradition. Yeshe, recognized by many to be a female Buddha and the “Great Bliss Queen,” was the consort of Padmasambhava, reputed to be responsible for the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet. Buddhism and shamanism arose out of this area of the world. Terma is a Tibetan word for text or sacred object hidden for safekeeping until the time is right for them to be used for the benefit of sentient beings. A “terton” is someone who finds a terma. The I Ching, or...

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Divination Time

Divination itself is a moment out of ordinary time. We must remember this in our interpretations of information that comes up. In divination, we have access to time in its non-linear form. We interact with the ongoing and never-ending spirals and cycles of time. Since this is something we do not always have access to, now and then, it is good to check in with time in its larger context. Divination time is the deep present, containing within it all time. For a deeper understanding of time you may find these three short movies I made helpful.  What is Time? Part 1: Transformations In Matter...

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