Shiva’s 840,000 Postures of Creation- Intentions and Anthropologists

Thank you for your interest in  my blog. The information in this post has been integrated into my series Rune Stances and Creation Stories. The first volume is available now.   ‘…I was surprised and delighted that one (of the photographs) showed a modern shamaness from Central Asia during a healing ritual… She had her […]

Shiva’s 840,000 Postures of Creation-

‘Early in the 1980’s, an Austrian friend of mine Conceived the notion That we should use the trance-posture experiences for  ‘celebration’. None of us had any idea how that could be done. In fact, he thought perhaps we could simply  Imitate some tribal ritual. To an anthropologist, such as myself, The idea appeared preposterous. Native […]

Rune Stances

Thank you for your interest in my blog. The contents of this post have been integrated into my series Rune Stances and Creation Stories The first volume is now available:   Another reason that I pursue the likelihood of Parzival learning about his lineage and responsibilities through Ecstatic Trance Postures (click here) is because there […]

Ecstatic Trance Postures

  Thank you for your interest in my blog. The contents of this post have been integrated into my series Rune Stances and Creation Stories   Translations are always a challenge but here is an English version of Machado’s poem (click here) Having gotten Parzival to the Externsteine where he learns his true lineage, looks […]

De-institutionalized

For the record, I am certified as an ecstatic trance instructor by the Felicitas Goodman Institut based in Germany.  That I met the requirements for certification was entirely serendipitous. My connection with Felicitas Goodman is personal and I made it clear that I only accepted the certificate out of respect for her and to honor […]