Jade Grigori

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A Journey into the Amazon of the Soul – Part #2

A Journey into the Amazon of the Soul – Part #2 Note: Before reading this remembrance, please be sure to read Part #1 Ayahuasca is a potent psychoactive brew of herbs indigenous to the Amazon Basin. Commonly referred to as the Vine of the Soul, it is a combination of a basis of two plants: …

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A Journey into the Amazon of the Soul – Part #1

A Journey into the Amazon of the Soul – Part #1 Go directly to Part 2 Early morning found us boarding the airplane from Lima, Peru to Pucallpa, where we would begin our boat transport up the Ucayali River deep into the Amazonian jungle for our quested encounter with the Sacred Brew, known as Ayahuasca, …

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Ayahuasca Visions

  Ayahuasca Visions November 2005. Once again I found myself in the Amazon Jungle, having traversed land, air and river to arrive in the midst of a paradisiacal world of flowers and birds indistinguishable in color, river water the color of a latte’ and the clothes of the Shipibo Indians embroidered and painted with the …

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Why Ayahuasca?

Why Ayahuasca? Over the years you have seen me offer these journeys to the Amazon for the express purpose of participating in Ayahuasca ceremonies. Okay, out front, I know that Ayahuasca is not for everyone. Nonetheless, I hope that you find encouragement and appreciation that this kind of opportunity is at least available for those …

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Seven Sacred Sisters

Soul Cleansing Really, there is no such thing as a healing of the Spirit, as one’s Spirit is pure, unsullied and unsulliable, untarnished and untarnishable; regardless of what one may have done through thought, deed, action and behavior – or experienced via trauma, tragedy and violation – to bring about a corruption of the Soul …

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Mén-zu: The Mythos of the Moon

Mén-zu: The Mythos of the Moon Upon an early Summer’s eve, far north in the Outer Isles, people from settlements and nomadic camps have come from all around. About the base of three standing stones they dance, chanting a rhythmic incantation to welcome the Sacred Man of Fertility, the one who inseminates the womb of …

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Earth-Bound Spirits

Greeting the Ancestor Spirits Halloween. Day of the Dead. Samhain. All Souls Eve. All Saints Day. These are but some of the names by which the Cross Quarter, the days haf way between the Autumnal Equinox and the Winter Solstice, are known. They are the last days of October and the first days of November. …

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Teachings – #7 In the Land of Wipuk

In the Land of Wipuk In the sacred lands of Wipuk (Sedona) massive red sandstone spires stand elegant and imposing. Wisps of green sweep around the base of these rocks, a thread of verdancy drawn by the waters of Oak Creek. Each massive rock formation has its tale. Legends have accumulated, passed from the stories …

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Teachings – #6 Opening Prayer

March, 2010 New Moon Shamanic Teaching #6 Opening Prayer This Teaching is on the value of having a structured prayer to assist one in moving more fully into the heart space with less mental activity. {mp3}prayer.teaching{/mp3} A ten minute presentation and teaching on creating an effective structure for one’s prayer. If you have found value …

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