Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Shamanic Meanings of Animals

People are always asking about the shamanic meanings of various animals. The truth is that the meaning depends on the context, the species, the circumstances---and you. 

There is a new Houston Shamanism Examiner post on that topic:

Monday, November 2, 2009

Know the Native Plants and Wild Animals Where You Live

The foundation for shamanic work is local energy, the energy of the local land, animals, plants, weather, water, and other spirits.

To tap into that land you need to know those energies. Yet most modern people are largely unaware of the native plants and wild animals around us in our own neighborhoods.

Here is a Houston Shamanism Examiner quiz to see how well you know the indigenous plants and animals where you live and help you get started observing and learning about them:

Take it for fun if you want to. Your answers may surprise you.