Monthly Archives: September 2009

Celebrating Passage

Image: Four female warrior conduct a ritual of rejoicing, dancing in a circle amid the waves of the ocean. Above them, the moon traverses then night, passing through its four phases. Interpretation: The four warriors symbolize the four stages of … Continue reading

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What’s so Fascinating About a 260-Day Calendar?

On the surface of things, a calendar with 260 days seems absurd.  Of what use could it be?  Obviously, there 365 days in a year—who needs a calendar missing 105 days? The ritual calendar of ancient Mesoamerica is just such … Continue reading

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Lessons Of The Toltec I Ching: Daily Immortality

The Toltec civilization of ancient Mexico influenced all those that followed it, especially in the important arena of the spirit warrior’s philosophy of life, which came to be called Flower and Song. Flower in this sense means that the spirit … Continue reading

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Returning to the Ancestral Future

The future draws us forward with our own creations. While governments, corporations and the media collude to create an official future of preemptive authoritarianism, individual powerlessness and collective alienation, they unwittingly trigger the pandemic backlash of an unofficial future rooted … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Divination (1)

Among the questions haunting humankind across the bridge of generations, most revolve around these in one form or another— What lies ahead? What does the future hold? Where am I going? Because spirit is the invisible half of nature, we … Continue reading

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