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Happy Lunar New Year :: Year of the Water Tiger elementals elements lunar new year new moon spirit animal water element Jan 28, 2022

The Lunar New Year falls on February 1st this year. Each year the date is different as it tracks the lunar calendar, which is based on the monthly cycles of the Moon's phases. [What we know as our traditional New Year follows the cycle of the Sun, or the Gregorian calendar, and always falls on January 1st.]

In Chinese...

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Mother Earth Meal Prayers ayurvedic healing new moon ritual & ceremony Apr 22, 2020

The New Moon in April falls on Earth Day this year. To commemorate both, I was asked to contribute a video for a Shamanic Summit, which was an honor (and really fun!).

I was guided to share my practice of saying a meal prayer before my meals. In this video I share both an invocation, as well as recitation of an Ayurvedic Meal...

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