Jade Grigori

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Ancestral Knowledge

Ancestral Knowledge Spring of 1975 found me in the final moments of preparation for my third Initiation. Grampa Peña muttered a song, the crystal quality of Spirit induced trance becoming softer, somewhat hazy. Like passing through a field of wind blown dandelion silk, everything was disfocused. With a clap of thunder resounding and a light …

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Shamanism in the 21st Century

Shamanism in the 21st Century Shamanism is humanity’s oldest and most enduring spiritual practice. From the very origins of the human race there is evidence of our relationship with the Divine expressed through ceremony as a means of maintaining harmonious union with Creation. Whether in the placement of flowers upon the graves of our Neanderthal …

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Shamanic Drumming mp3

Shamanic Drumming Journey – Click to listen Shamanic Drumming In that time before there was Time, there was Grandfather Fire. Around Grandfather Fire sat the Circle of Animal Brothers, who, speaking in that Sacred Language of Spirit, told their Tellings, Through these Tellings Grandfather Fire gave rise to Creation… So begins the mythic Telling of …

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Power of Sacred Objects

The Power of Sacred Objects An interview with Mongolian-American Shaman Jade Wah’oo Grigori by Diane M. Cooper Diane: Jade, why are ceremonial objects powerful?   Jade Wah’oo: There is a Spirit which resides within sacred implements, and Spirit requires the embodied presence of Power as it expresses itself in the world. Power is life-force collected …

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Earth Renewal Story

Earth Renewal Story Deep within my solar plexus I felt a tug, a distinct pull. Simultaneously the image of my Grampa Pena, my mentor in the shamanic training I was undergoing, appeared in my mind’s eye, beckoning. The pull in the solar plexus got my attention, his image appearing conveyed his intent and verified the …

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A Shaman’s Dream

A Shaman’s Dream I’m awake now. Within this once somnambulant realm of images and feelings, fears and fantasies where awareness only dimly had tread have I awakened. Mythos is the name of this land, Soul the populace, garbed in gossamer veils swirling to reveal a sultry eye- the Universe!, auto poetic associations of love and …

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Mythos of Consciousness

The Mythos of Consciousness “The question to ask of Myth is not ‘Is it real?’ but rather ‘Does it work?’” ~Joseph Campbell Myth is the reality of the Soul, just as History is the reality of the day-to-day linear world. Mythos is the topography, or cosmology, of the Soul. The terrain of our Soul is …

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Men in Balance

Men in Balance First are we all co-inhabitants of this planet: red, yellow, black or white peoples, and tribal cultures; only then are we distinguished as Man or Woman. References of relationship must begin with knowing whom we are before we can begin to accurately perceive our relationship with others. And this awareness of our …

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Spring Equinox Earth Renewal Ceremony

Spring Equinox Earth Renewal Ceremony March 21st ~ 10 am – 2 pm Red Rock Crossing ~ Sedona, Az As it has always been done, there is no fee for this ceremony. Contributions are welcomed. No pets, drugs or alcohol. Itinerary of activities We gather on site between 9:30 – 10 am. Ceremony starts at …

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