The Ancients and the Mystery School

What  are the Mystery School lessons? Below are the words of those who experienced it for themselves, witnessed the initiations, or heard about them from first-hand accounts. What does it mean to experience the lessons of a mystery school? As I discussed in my last blog, one of the primary …

The Teaching of the Ear of Wheat

Mystery schools were peppered throughout the ancient world. Renowned schools once existed in Greece, Egypt, and Mesoamerica. Mystery Schools, both ancient and modern, explore the nature of life/death/rebirth as they take their initiates through experiences of spirit.   Death and rebirth experiences are especially key to the living a rich spiritual …

A Final Thought About Breath

I used these photos to illustrate this post because the animals are all engaged in play with obvious breath actions.   Felines do it really well.   The mama lion is playing with her cubs, the gibbon baby is playing with his father, and two baby snow leopards are rough-housing.   Breath is …

GRRRR, ROAR, CHIRP and HOWL as Sacred Sounds

Breath and its vibrations contain power – deep, mysterious, sacred power. The animal world has its own vibratory essence as do we. In our human bodies, we can tap into this vibration of sacred mystery because of our ability to use sounds and words. Certain sounds hold uniquely powerful energy. …

At Play with the Breath of Creation

As pointed out by David Tame who has written extensively about music; “Life and matter was created through a sacred word or words spoken by the first god or gods in the myths of the Hebrews, the Celts, the Chinese, the Egyptians, the American Indians and the Quechua Maya.”[i] In …

A Biblical Chant

I used this photo with this material because of the importance of breath.   As the quote from Job that I’ve been using states:  “Ask now the beasts . . .”  This lion (also used in my header) is exhibiting excellent breath. I had material leading up to this Biblical Chant …