The Amazon Tree

The Amazon Tree

This Post is an Excerpt from my book: The Amazon Pattern.   For a number of years, I was in a women’s spiritual group who met to do Earth based rituals in Northern California once a month. For reasons that were not completely clear to any of us, we called...
Yggdrasil: The Scandinavian World Tree

Yggdrasil: The Scandinavian World Tree

Myths are cultural stories that reveal to us what happened to the wise ways when they were forced underground in the times of persecution. Often the myths have originally come through divination, which indicates the medicine people saw what was coming and divined on...
The Terma Tradition

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...