Transmutation News – August 2021

I have exciting news to start with! I am so delighted and beyond grateful that Sylvia Edwards, our webmaster, converted my old HTML website to a new www.sandraingerman.com.  The site is nothing less than stunning and exquisite. Please join me in welcoming the new www.sandraingerman.com. I am finally stepping into the 21st century thanks to Sylvia Edwards. And I had a wonderful support person Aimee transforming the 20 years of Transmutation News into blogs. Thank you Aimee!

Please join me in going to view www.sandraingerman.com.

We are seeing so many changes on the planet and in the collective consciousness. There are a lot of people still stuck in illusions of life that keep us separated from each other and the web of life. But in the spiritual world we are making progress. Some are disappointed in how much progress is being made. I find myself feeling the same disappointment except when I reflect on my own lengthy process of personal healing. In our culture we want immediate change. And we know in nature change can happen so quickly. And in some ways consciousness in the spiritual community is changing rapidly. Meanwhile some people are getting more lost in the illusion and the energies of division and fear. Change in nature happens in its own perfect timing – a teaching we must surrender to.

I already have shared that I was surprised to feel a shift in my energy and a shift in the spiritual community after we experienced some big astrological transits this winter. I was cynical about feeling much of a change in consciousness for it felt like we were so entrenched in too many illusions.

But I did start to notice a softening inside myself starting to happen. It felt like the hardness of my shell that had developed through all my traumas, as we’ve all gone through in life, just created different emotional and mental states that kept me from my highest spiritual identity.

I actually started to notice a change in my own spiritual consciousness many months before we went through all the transits.  I just started to talk to my students about feeling like it was time to stop talking about my teachings and to actually do more transmissions and emanating love and light. But I didn’t really know exactly how to put this into action. In all my years of teaching I have definitely allowed love and light to flow through me. But this is while I am busy lecturing and leading experiential journeys in my workshops. I wasn’t exactly sure how to put into motion just emanating energies in my workshops or in my client sessions. And I continue working in the way that I have and always make sure that kind and loving thoughts are in my heart whenever I work with my students or clients.  

I let go of trying to force a way of teaching where I would be emanating higher universal energies. This work then and now still seems to be a combination of teaching and allowing myself just to be love and beam light in the process.

The question about moving to transmitting energies came up for me years ago, and I am still finding my way by just allowing my own spiritual evolution to shift and change how I interact with the outside world. For me everything is a work in progress. If a different way of working is to come, I trust it will come in its own time. I have learned that as long as I stay in the flow of life my levels of trust take so many burdens of worry off my shoulders.

I remember so many years ago saying to my guardian spirit that I wanted to stay here long enough to see the end of the story. He responded to me “There is no end to the story.” So we just keep moving forward on our personal and collective journey.          

When we realize we are on our personal karmic journey we can let go of judgment of others as we have our own karma to live out.

This letting go of judgment and letting karma do its job is not punishment, rather cause and effect. We can drop the burden of how we perceive all that is wrong. It creates space to focus on what is right and allows our heart to soften and open more to emulate love and light and to understand our ultimate journey is one with the creator.

I found myself moving out of the energy of judgement in the last month. Something just naturally started to shift in me. And every time I start to judge myself or others, I make a choice to emanate love and light instead. This choice is becoming simply automatic for me and a way of life. I actually feel a soft light start to move through my body and judgement simply melting out me. I can’t quite explain the softness and yet power of the feeling. But it is like a moving very soft vibration.

If we take the time to find quiet so we are not so overstimulated we can meet some really beautiful parts of ourselves in our Inner World. But we need time and silence to really drop in to a state of peace that allows us to shift how we behave in the outer world.

I feel like right now we are all being called to do what we feel passionate about, do whatever practices and activities that feel like they feed our energy, transmit the higher energies our spirits choose to share with us, and if we follow the flow of the river of life then we can always trust where life is taking us and we don’t have to fight so hard.

We can’t push the river and in life we are all on our personal journey.

I want to thank Mara Bishop again for her wonderful offering she shared with us last month. In my haste to leave for a trip I did not share Mara’s website. So I want to give it to you now. Mara has a new book out that I have announced on the Transmutation News. Mara is listed on www.shamanicteachers.com in North Carolina. She is brilliant practitioner and teacher. Her new book is titled Shamanism for Every Day.

This month Chetna Lawless is sharing some of her work with us. Chetna is a good friend of mine. We have been through a lot of adventures together. And Chetna was one of my assistants in teaching my Teacher Training in Scotland. She is very experienced with her work and emanates true unconditional love. Chetna lives in the UK and her website is www.vision-voyages.com.

Here is the link for her video for this month’s Shamans Are Gardeners of Energy:

Chetna called it a ceremony for “The Golden Harvest in Your Inner Garden”. 

https://youtu.be/xypf8uJNj90

The full moon is August 22. Let us bring together our highest selves and with passion and energy radiate the light we know that can transmute the toxins and negative sates of consciousness in our collective. But we must have patience when we work on this larger scale and keep up our work.

Perform your preparation work and appreciate yourself and all the Earth, wind, sun, moon, stars, and waters provide for you. Yes, they move in extreme ways sometimes creating huge climatic obstacles in our life. But they are life itself.

Appreciate yourself, the elements, and our circle. Experience your deep inner shine and let it radiate within and throughout the Earth. Let you heart open to unconditional love and let that energy flow from you. And imagine all our light and love weaving together like the beauty of the Northern Lights.

If you are new to reading the Transmutation News please read the instructions for our monthly full moon ceremony Creating A Human Web of Light on the homepage.

Announcements:

I am ACTIVELY exploring teaching physical workshops again!! Hang on! I am missing them as much as you are!

In the meantime, there are a couple of online Evergreen courses that I had taught live and now you can do the courses self-paced. There are multiple courses but here are two you might be interested in.

Check out HEALING WITH SPIRITUAL LIGHT

The Transmutation News is based on my book Medicine for the Earth: How to Heal Personal and Environmental Toxins. I taught this work all over the globe with miraculous results and people receiving powerful tools to transform and create the energies and ride the waves with grace and ease like times we are in now.

As I was reaching my elder years, I contacted Sounds True and asked them if they would film a live course with me teaching it so people would always have access to this incredibly powerful and uplifting work.

And Sounds True said yes. We titled the course Healing with Spiritual Light. The feedback I have received from this course is spectacular.

If you’d like to experience the power of these teachings for yourself, Sounds True is offering as a FREE introduction the first session of Healing with Spiritual Light.

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/gift#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=6ac8b549

To register for the 8 – week Healing with Spiritual Light workshop click on

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/?sq=1#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=e629fb5a

I hope you will join us for this 8-week life-changing course Healing with Spiritual Light!

Shamanic Journeying for Guidance & Healing with Sandra Ingerman (Evergreen)

Through a practice called shamanic journeying, you can seek and receive guidance and healing for yourself and others from divine compassionate spirits in the unseen realms.

If you’re interested in learning this powerful skill, you won’t want to miss a free, virtual event with called: The Healing Power of Shamanic Journeying: How to Access Inner Guidance from Helping Spirits. In the intro call I give a very detailed lecture on healing from shamanic perspective including power loss, soul loss, intrusions, and possession.

So just the free intro call has a wealth of information.

 https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/sjgheg/ingerman

If you prefer to skip the free introduction and buy the course the link to do is:  https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/sjcSI/ingerman/

I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on www.ShamansTV.com.

And please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Shamanic Journeying A Beginner’s Guide, Walking in Light, The Book of Ceremony and my other books are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/books-cds/

Due to the times we are living in I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/  We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops/

PLEASE NOTE: Many of the teachers on www.shamanicteachers.com are now offering physical workshops at retreat centers and in nature. And many practitioners are seeing people in person again. So please check out www.shamanicteachers.com for a wealth of different workshops you might be interested in.

Discover the healing power, joy, and magic of living a life guided by synchronicity, as you learn to recognize Kairos moments — when the world speaks to you in signs and symbols to help you grow, thrive, and manifest.

You can register here for Discover Kairomancy: The Art of Navigating Life Through Synchronicity: Recognizing Signs & Symbols From Your Dreams & the Universe for a Happy, Healthy, Fulfilling Life with renowned dream archeologist and bestselling author Robert Moss: https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/dkSI/ingerman/

Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transmutation News – July 2021

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I am finally getting to take the sabbatical I have trying to take for years. I am taking July and August off to regenerate and spend time in nature. I am going off the internet for these two months completely.

I won’t be answering emails and I won’t be on Facebook at all. I know our Shamans are Gardeners of Energy will continue to inspire our circle, but also the positive energy we are creating is also impacting the collective at large.

For this month I am sharing a story I used to tell which is so inspirational and would take a deeper practice than most of us have to really put this teaching into action. 

Years ago, a student of mine told the most extraordinary story at a workshop. We are probably going back into the early 2000s. There’s an alternative bookstore in Santa Fe where a lot of locals love to go and browse books, divination cards, and all kinds of spiritual objects. So it is a place where people come to browse, but also gather to talk with like minded people.

One day there was a group of people gathered by the cash register. One of the ladies was a Tibetan nun who was radiating the most amazing love and had a smile that could brighten up anybody’s life no matter what was going on.

She is a well-known figure to many of us in Santa Fe. People in the bookstore knew that this nun had been tortured in a Chinese prison. And when she was re-released, she moved to Santa Fe where we have a good size Tibetan population.

Someone asked this beautiful soul how she could have so much light, love, joy flowing through her after all she had been through.

She responded by saying I started a repeating a mantra over and over all day long until it transformed me. She said:

“Thank you for everything
I have no complaints about anything.”

I always remember how this story touched Kate Vasha who was one of my friends and students who helped create the water experiments we performed in my Medicine for the Earth and Healing with Spiritual Light Trainings. I remember Kate walking around repeating these healing and forgiving words. She always had a twinkle in her eye when she did this. I know some of you still reading the Transmutation News from years ago remember Kate.

So what is your mantra for this month? What words can you string together from your heart that brings peace into your life?

We all strive for such peace.

One of the teachings I shared on our FB page Shamans are Gardens of Energy is that I always had this vision of shamanic practitioners stepping up to hold space and feed the collective with love and light. It would be like what we call a relay race, where everyone gets a chance to work and when needed, people can get a chance to rest.

I felt like having a Facebook page as Sylvia and I created is like having a relay race where people come on to inspire and those who need stay off the page to rest or be fed by the posts.

It is interesting for me to watch how there was an initial excitement but it is like a grand event where people are getting too tired. I wonder what would happen if we all took turns inspiring each other to keep finding new tools, new paths, news signs. We are in an exhausting time and it is important for those who can do their spiritual work to do it and those who need to rest to take time for dreaming a new dream where you will receive information on your next steps. Even the stunning photos of nature you post gives us all a place to rest.

The full moon is on July 24.  Let’s bring in the spiritual practice of how we use sound as part of our monthly ceremony of creating a human web of light. Om contains all mantras and is the original primal sound of the creator.  Work with sounds, songs, humming. Do what you feel supports the deepest part of shining your radiant light into the world during this time.

If you’re a new reader to the Transmutation News please read Creating a Human Web of Light on the homepage.

This month one of our amazing teachers on www.shamanicteachers.com will lead in a beautiful journey. Mara Bishop has been working with me since the early 1990s. Her work is brilliant. She is one of the best communicators I know and has a presence that is so grounding and you just feel safe with. I also appreciate that she dives deep with her students by teaching one on one.

I hope I gave a little picture of Mara. She is really such a beautiful soul and does deep work. She has been in some life initiations and she is now a Wise Woman.

Mara’s offering to us this month:

Wildflower Meadow Ceremony

In this ceremony we loosen our grip on who we think we are, so we can grow naturally into who we are meant to be.

Here is the YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/piQ6E8eXoco

Announcements:

I am ACTIVELY exploring teaching physical workshops again!! Hang on! I am missing them as much as you are!

In the meantime, there are a couple of online Evergreen courses that I had taught live and now you can do the courses self paced. There are multiple courses but here are two you might be interested in.

Check out Healing with Spiritual Light

The Transmutation News is based on my book Medicine for the Earth: How to Heal Personal and Environmental Toxins. I taught this work all over the globe with miraculous results and people receiving powerful tools to transform,  create the energies, and ride the waves with grace and ease like times we are in now.

As I was reaching my elder years, I contacted Sounds True and asked them if they would film a live course with me teaching it so people would always have access to this incredibly powerful and uplifting work.

And Sounds True said yes. We titled the course Healing with Spiritual Light. The feedback I have received from this course is spectacular.

To sign up for the free introductory class click

If you’d like to experience the power of these teachings for yourself, Sounds True is offering as a FREE introduction the first session of Healing with Spiritual Light.

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/gift#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=6ac8b549

To register for the 8 – week Healing with Spiritual Light workshop click on

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/?sq=1#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=e629fb5a

I hope you will join us for this 8-week life-changing course Healing with Spiritual Light!

Shamanic Journeying for Guidance & Healing with Sandra Ingerman (Evergreen)

Through a practice called shamanic journeying, you can seek and receive guidance and healing for yourself and others from divine compassionate spirits in the unseen realms.

If you’re interested in learning this powerful skill, you won’t want to miss a free, virtual event with called: The Healing Power of Shamanic Journeying: How to Access Inner Guidance from Helping Spirits.In the intro call I give a very detailed lecture on healing from shamanic perspective including power loss, soul loss, intrusions, and possession.

So just the free intro call has a wealth of information.
https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/sjgheg/ingerman

If you prefer to skip the free introduction and buy the course the link to do is:  https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/sjcSI/ingerman/

I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on www.ShamansTV.com

And please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Shamanic Journeying A Beginner’s Guide, Walking in Light, The Book of Ceremony and my other books are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html 

Due to the times we are living in I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/.   We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops

Shamanic teacher and practitioner Jane Burns will help you discover how shamanic perspectives, shamanic journeying, and the transformative capabilities of mythic wisdom can help you open to betwixt and between times — and even accelerate their prescribed changes so they arrive more easily and quickly with the very insights you need to transcend your challenges.

You can register here for Transform Uncertainty Into Opportunity With the Wisdom of Celtic Shamanism: Approach Life’s Betwixt & Between Times With Courage, Acceptance & Intention: https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/wcsSI/ingerman/

Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transmutation News – June 2021

I have found myself reflecting on a topic that has so many layers to it. Over the past few years I have written multiple columns where the core of the teaching was how ancient cultures sung their unique cultural song of creation. This teaching taught how singing the song of creation helped the shaman, healers, the community dismember illness as well as what else needed to be dissolved. Songs were then sung to re-weave harmony and balance. The singing actually acts as a true incantation of having the power to dismember, dissolve, discreate, dissolve, and destroy. And then the song of creation was used to remember, to create, reweave, nurture, and to sing rebirth back into the community again.

So those of you who have been reading my column over the years, you have read about my complete fascination with how ancient cultures have used singing the song of creation to dissolve what needs to be dismembered and then next to sing the song of creation to remember the health, balance, and harmony that needs to be reweaved back into the web of life, back into the collective, back into the community, or back into the client.

So the song of creation was really important to shamanic cultures because the song of creation is what gave values and a roadmap of a way of life to the people. And as you know in most of my books I’ve shared about writing your own creation story especially about how much love went into your creation. There is nothing more life changing then to absorb in all your cells the unconditional love that went in creating you.

So the question that comes up for me is around songs and around the power of songs. If shamans and shamanic cultures use songs and chants with so much power to create magic and healing or to create dismemberment of what needed to be destroyed that means songs have the power to create or destroy. This led me to thinking about the songs that we sing to ourselves throughout the day. What are we creating through our music?

I listen to the songs I still love to dance to and, when I listen to the words of what I’m dancing to I really start to wonder what is being created in the collective by the vibration of these words being sung over and over and over again. You are not newcomers to my work so I don’t think that I have to explain this.

My question and what I am reflecting on is how are we using music today for creating a better life for ourselves, for the web of life, and for the planet?

It’s an interesting question to ponder. it’s an interesting issue to journey on and reflect on as we move into the solstice which is another time of change of cycles on the planet. Summer and winter are strong seasons of creation and dismemberment.

June 20 we welcome in the solstice, another change in cycles in our Earth and in our lives.

Summer is a really strong season of growth and creation and this could be a very powerful time to be disciplined about the words that you use throughout the day and your daydreams that you allow yourself to loop over. But also reflect on the words of the songs that you’re listening to and the songs that you’re singing. Ask yourself what are you creating?

In the Southern Hemisphere you might want to reflect on the songs that you’re singing and do they dismember what needs to be dismembered and destroyed out of your life and out of the collective?

I believe that this will be interesting and revealing practice that will bring new ways of being into your life and in the world during the changing times as we move into the solstice.

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More people are waking up to the need for a different way of life. And a different way of life incorporates how we operate physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. And there’s so much that we can change by just focusing on our spiritual practices that we do when we don’t even know that we’re doing them.  Because every word, every thought, every day dream that you have is part of your spiritual practice so you’re constantly doing spiritual work when you are out in the world, driving, on public transportation. You are constantly performing spiritual practices.

In thinking about words, thoughts, daydreams, singing creation songs, bringing in unconditional love reflect on what I’ve written. Perform journey work, or meditate, or spend some time in nature and feel if this feels true to you and then make some decisions on how you will change your daily behavior.

When we sing our own songs we build our own path and move forward.

The full moon is on June 24.  Let’s bring in the spiritual practice of how we use sound as part of our monthly ceremony of creating a human web of light. Om contains all mantras and is the original primal sound of the creator.  Work with sounds, songs, humming. Do what you feel supports the deepest part of  shining your radiant light into the world during this time.

If you’re a new reader to the Transmutation News please read Creating a Human Web of Light on the homepage.

I wish everybody a beautiful solstice, and I ask that all of us in our global circle sing a song of love on the solstice to life, to the web of life, to everyone in our circle, and to everything that is alive on this planet and to the Earth and all the elements.

As we greet the solstice here is an audio recording where I lead our circle to an altar room where we can do our work for years to come. Listen and you will love it:

https://youtu.be/kgOl1NiWFAs

Announcements:

I am ACTIVELY exploring teaching physical workshops again!! Hang on! I am missing them as much as you are!

In the meantime, there are a couple of online Evergreen courses that I had taught live and now you can do the courses self paced. There are multiple courses but here are two you might be interested in.

Check out Healing with Spiritual Light

The Transmutation News is based on my book Medicine for the Earth: How to Heal Personal and Environmental Toxins. I taught this work all over the globe with miraculous results and people receiving powerful tools to transform And create the energies and ride the waves with grace and ease like times we are in now.

As I was reaching my elder years I contacted Sounds True and asked them if they would film a live course with me teaching it so people would always have access to this incredibly powerful and uplifting work.

And Sounds True said yes. We titled the course Healing with Spiritual Light. The feedback I have received from this course is spectacular.

If you’d like to experience the power of these teachings for yourself, Sounds True is offering as a FREE introduction the first session of Healing with Spiritual Light.

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/gift#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=6ac8b549

To register for the 8 – week Healing with Spiritual Light workshop click on:

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/?sq=1#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=e629fb5a

I hope you will join us for this 8-week life-changing course Healing with Spiritual Light!


Shamanic Journeying for Guidance & Healing with Sandra Ingerman (Evergreen)

Through a practice called shamanic journeying, you can seek and receive guidance and healing for yourself and others from divine compassionate spirits in the unseen realms.

If you’re interested in learning this powerful skill, you won’t want to miss a free, virtual event with called: The Healing Power of Shamanic Journeying: How to Access Inner Guidance from Helping Spirits.In the intro call I give a very detailed lecture on healing from shamanic perspective including power loss, soul loss, intrusions, and possession.

So just the free intro call has a wealth of information.

 https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/sjgheg/ingerman

If you prefer to skip the free introduction and buy the course the link to do is:  https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/sjcSI/ingerman/

I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on ShamansTV.com.

And please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Shamanic Journeying A Beginner’s Guide, Walking in Light, The Book of Ceremony and my other books are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html


Due to the times we are living in I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/   We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops


I know all of you are familiar with the work of Alberto Villoldo. But some of you might not know that his wife Marcela Lobos is a well-known shaman in Chile. She has made a huge contribution to the world of shamanism with her work. She is an incredibly compassionate woman. And I truly support her and the work she is bringing into the world.

In Awakening Your Inner Shaman: A Women’s Hero’s Quest Marcela reveals the maps offered by the shamanic Medicine Wheel and the hero’s journey to awaken your inner wisdom. She shares a compass to live a remarkable life, not because of material or outer success, but to cultivate presence and courage in the face of personal challenges and societal unrest. Her story, from growing up in a war-torn country to being initiated by the shamans of the Andes and becoming a teacher and a medicine woman, offers a flesh-and-bones context for each step of the archetypal journey to Self. Also, with her examples about other people crossing the veils from ordinary to extraordinary, Marcela invites you to a new level of openness to perceive the mystical world beyond appearances.

Mara Bishop’s  new book Shamanism for Every Day: 365 Journeys is available now. For more information about Mara please visit WholeSpirit.com

With 365 unique journey topics that can be used in any order, or as meditations, Shamanism for Every Day offers an invaluable guide to anyone searching for daily wisdom, spiritual insights and connection to the sacred.

Mara is a truly gifted shamanic practitioner and teacher listed on shamanicteachers.com. She has a true gift of sight. I love her work and how she communicates.


Dr. Margaret holds a PhD in psychology and she is a relationship expert, noted public speaker, workshop leader, educator, consultant, and artist. She has appeared on many radio and TV shows, including the Oprah show. Her work has helped thousands of people change their lives!

Over the years I have had email contact with Margaret who is one of the most compassionate people I have met. She has helped so many work through trauma using her inner Bonding Process. And now she is off on her own teaching her own new webinar.

Margaret wrote an ebook that speaks to such issues as:

  • You could confidently trust your intuition and make clear decisions without second guessing yourself
  • A multitude of opportunities and synchronistic events just find their way to you
  • You only allow people in your field who love and adore you and treat you in the most loving and respectful way possible
  • You feel supported in all areas of your life so no matter what happens you know something better is in the works for you.

What if all of your relationships in your life could be madly in love with you?

How amazing would this feel!?

There are four main mistakes Dr. Margaret sees people making that keep them from falling madly in love with themselves.

This is why she wrote an e-book called The 4 Mistakes That Block Self-Love and Relationships.

Click here to access this ebook.

https://innerbondingcourse.com?afmc=8j

Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transmutation News – May 2021

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Over the last months I have shared that I had been dealing with a problem with mold. I completed all kinds of treatments and definitely had success. But I remembered a really powerful story that I had forgotten about. And this is the work I have moved to now.

Back in the late 1980s through the 90’s I taught a lot of workshops on the East Coast. I had a very large following there. But my issue was that all the meeting rooms where I taught in and the room I stayed in were literally covered with black mold. It was like black mold was the wallpaper of the rooms.

This was before Integrative Medicine became popular. I had a doctor who specialized in unusual cases, especially environmental.  I talked to my doctor about my mold problem and how bad it was getting. When I would teach workshops my joints would get so stiff I could barely move or walk.

We talked about different treatment modalities. Again, back in those days it was not known how to deal with mold medically. Today I can’t have a conversation without mold coming up as part of it. It is such a pervasive issue these days.

So my doctor told me an incredibly inspirational story, and I was actually going to follow up on it. She had a couple of clients who had a similar extreme mold allergy as I did.  And like myself they could not change their circumstances.

So they found out about a church that I think it was in North Carolina. The treatment was to travel to this church to stay there for healing. And the healing was basically to heal your connection with the Father and Source. It was believed that all illness came from a disconnection from God, Source.

So what they would do with people who had a mold allergy is they would put you in one of those really really old trailers where every inch was covered in black mold. That was where you lived for the whole time that you were there, typically for weeks at a time.

And then during the day you would sit in church, and you would work out your issues with the Father. I do know that the two women who went with the mold allergy were completely healed by their time at the church.

I never went to the church. I can’t remember why.  I find this unusual because I’m so interested in healing. I would have loved to go witness their phenomenal work. There was no abuse. People were treated with love, and people healed while they were there.

So the reason I’m writing about this is because it falls into some of our belief systems. Because right now there are so many mysterious illnesses that people are dealing with on the planet. It is really quite extraordinary. Either there are no answers or there are very famous doctors just talking theory, but don’t really have a lot to back it up with.

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We are entering new times in many ways.  We have moved into a time where consciousness is changing. In this time our bodies are changing too. What kind of trauma do our bodies go through when we are evolving spiritually and shape shifting into different beings? That in itself is an interesting question to consider.

I want us to understand that although every illness has many layers to it there are physical, emotional, and spiritual causes to every illness. But there are also more treatment options available to us then often times we realize. In my own case I also had to go out on my own in that the medical profession could not help me. In all the personal journey work I was doing to try to find the emotional cause of my issue I did discover during a deep time of grief when I had disconnected from myself and from Source. And my work has been to reconnect as I’ve been sharing about the importance of this time.

As we are in changing cycles, and again cycles change very slowly in nature, there is a lot inside of us that’s changing. We need to stay connected to ourselves, to the web of life, to our helping spirits, and to Source. With these reconnected energies we will stay in the flow while still getting our lessons but in a more graceful way.  All creatures are all connected. We tend to watch the web of life as if it is an image outside of us on TV. We actually have to be woven back into the web of life to be truly healthy.

During this month look at where you might have disconnected in unhealthy ways and where you need to reconnect again.  I want to refer you to my book The Book of Ceremony because it’s filled with incredible ceremonies that will help you reconnect to the people, places, and events that create a healthy environment in which to heal.

The full moon is May 26. Let’s really put our attention into re-connecting to our spiritual light, to our circle, to Source, to the web of life, and to the Earth.  And let’s flood beautiful loving and light filled energies throughout every part of this amazing planet.

If you are a new reader of the Transmutation news, please read the instructions for our full moon ceremony Creating a Human Web of Light on the homepage.

For this month’s recording I am using an audio recording that Karen Furr and I made together. Karen is a brilliant teacher listed on www.shamanicteachers.com  and loves transfiguration work and leads a lot of groups.  In this program I give the entire history of transfiguration and how I got into the work. Then Karen leads us on a ceremony of transfiguration. The reason that I decided to work in this way is that Isis has been showing me that there are many different qualities of light. And in June, for the solstice, I would like to explore some of these different qualities of light in a journey or a ceremony. But I thought since many of you are new to this monthly column and new to the work of transfiguration that this would be a good way to bring you into the work so that you’ll be ready to jump in with the rest of our group in June.

Again, please note that this program we recorded is only audio.

Have a beautiful month celebrating healthy and joy filled connections.

Here is the link for transfiguration practice:

https://youtu.be/s-VNUmKl5Oc

I want to say something about the Announcements. I started an announcement section to let you know about my workshops and when my books were coming out. That expanded to wanting to support some brilliant shamanic teachers. But I realize they are long and that most of you not interested just skip them.

I am writing this as the Announcement section is very long this month. There are classes and events that feel too precious to miss. And I don’t usually say that.

But in the future I will be limiting my announcements..

Announcements:


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I am ACTIVELY exploring teaching physical workshops again!! Hang on! I am missing them as much as you are!

In the meantime:

Check out Healing with Spiritual Light

The Transmutation News is based on my book Medicine for the Earth: How to Heal Personal and Environmental Toxins. I taught this work all over the globe with miraculous results and people receiving powerful tools to transform the energies and ride the waves with grace and ease like times we are in now.

As I was reaching my elder years I contacted Sounds True and asked them if they would film a live course with me teaching it so people would always have access to this incredibly powerful and uplifting work.

And Sounds True said yes. We titled the course Healing with Spiritual Light. The feedback I have received from this course is spectacular.

If you’d like to experience the power of these teachings for yourself, Sounds True is offering as a FREE introduction the first session of Healing with Spiritual Light.

To sign up for the free introductory class click on:

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/gift#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=6ac8b549

To register for the 8 – week Healing with Spiritual Light workshop click on:

https://product.soundstrue.com/healing-with-spiritual-light/?sq=1#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=e629fb5a

I hope you will join us for this 8-week life-changing course Healing with Spiritual Light!

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I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on ShamansTV.com.

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And please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Shamanic Journeying A Beginner’s Guide, Walking in Light and The Book of Ceremony are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html

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Due to the times we are living in I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/   We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops

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Many years ago I introduced Quincy Vechi Davis to our community. He reached out to me as a rising Hip Hop musician to talk about creating peace through his songs and music. Many of you helped me me to support this young budding artist who brought love, light, and prayers for peace and nature into his music.Z

Quincy Vechi Davis is no longer a kid and has been producing amazing albums and doing some powerful networking. We even plan on creating an App together!  Watch for this news!

Please help to support this project.

Voices of the Ancient & Modern Mythology is a project bridging the teachings of wisdomkeepers with the younger generation. Growing up in the age of information where wisdom is hardest to find, we are meeting the youth where they are by offering music videos with empowering messages in the form of cutting-edge, modern music and dynamic visual storytelling. This is a way of introducing ideas to youth (typically high school and middle school students) in an engaging way, to be bridged with documentary segments of elder teachings, leading into talking circles and workshops for creative expression. For more info on the project please visit: http://www.voicesoftheancient.org/

We are currently raising funds to begin this project and have a pending grant award that will match all contributions. Donations can be received through to our partner non-profit, Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media and Education (NAAME) for tax write-off purposes: PO Box 42671, Portland, Oregon 97242
Donations can also be made online. For more information please visit: https://www.7vision.link/donations

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Margaret Paul has helped so may thousands with her Inner Bonding work. She is going out on her own and teaching a new online course.

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, loneliness, or relationship troubles that is the result of shame and self-abandonment? Bestselling author and relationship expert Dr. Margaret Paul shares her powerful, life-changing process called Inner Bonding, designed for healing self-abandonment and learning to love and value yourself. Join her courseThe Power to Joyfully Love Your Life: The Revolutionary 8-Week Inner Bonding Process for Healing, Freedom, and Vibrant Love to begin your journey of inner healing.

https://innerbondingcourse.com/

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Three Summits I am presenting on:

Join renowned authors, scientists, meditation teachers, artists, environmentalists, activists, indigenous elders and more…on this remarkable summit on Nature.

I’m excited to be speaking along with Paul Hawken, Jane Hirshfield, Dr. Dan Siegel, Spring Washam, Rick Hanson, David Abram, Chip Conley, Joan Halifax, Dacher Keltner, Michael Yellow Bird, Kriste Peoples, Lynne Twist, and many others.

https://thenaturesummit.com/tns/SandraIngerman/

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I am excited to be participating in the upcoming Shamanic Dreamkeepers Summit, a free online event bringing together 30 extraordinary shamans, healers and mystics in conversation and ceremony over 4 days, all graciously sharing practical, actionable wisdom, tools, skills and practices to create transformation, change and healing in the world.

This summit is hosted by Linda Fitch and Renee Baribeau.

4 Days. 30 Extraordinary Dream Keepers. One life-changing experience. May 4-7, 2021.

You can see the full list of speakers and reserve your place for free online at shamanicdreamkeepers.com

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The Aquarian Wisdom Festival: Catalyzing Vast New Realities – Co-Creating Our Bright & Vibrant Future

I can tell you that Jocelyn Mercado, the host of this summit, is being a bit humble with her promotion. She told me everything being offered – workshops, healings, meditations, and the list goes on. So this is much more than Jocelyn is saying.

In the Aquarian Wisdom Festival, you are invited to gather with speakers, teachers, thought leaders, musicians, and artists who will illuminate our hearts & minds with paradigm-shifting perspectives from many diverse & multidimensional fields.

All topics included in the festival are specifically selected to guide attendees to live a passionate, fully awakened life.

Together in sacred space, we will hold workshops, lead experiential practices, and guide YOU, our beautiful global audience, into alternate realms …

Opening portals to other realities – So that together, we can optimally navigate this momentous paradigm shift and co-create a bright & vibrant future for our planet and all beings.

Click here to register for the Aquarian Wisdom Festival:  https://sacredplanet.samcart.com/referral/aquarian-wisdom/yed86krHVuzLrhFM

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To all our tree lovers David Crow is giving what looks like to be a phenomenal workshop thought the Shift Network.

Tree Medicine for Increased Immunity & Emotional Wellbeing with David Crow

On Saturday, April 24, David Crow, renowned plant medicine pioneer, will shared practical ways to use tree medicine to cultivate inner peace and treat stress and anxiety, all while boosting your immune system. Although the intro call already aired there will be a replay which the Shift Network will email you about.

You can register here for Tree Medicine for Increased Immunity & Emotional Wellbeing: Discover Trees’ Healing Oils, Flowers & Barks as Potent Medicines for Your Body, Mind & Spirit:

https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/tm/ingerman

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Robert Peng is a renowned Chigong teacher. My husband and I had the gift of staying with Robert and his wife during two conferences Sounds True sponsored. I have to tell you he is the most genuine person I have met and is certainly the “real thing”. There is no way not to feel touched by his own initiation into the work.

Connect to Your Inner Joy Through Qigong’s Xi Breathing with Robert Peng. His live introduction would have passed. But the Shift Network is sending a recording to those who missed it.

 https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/cij/ingerman

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A thrilling journey is beginning and you’re invited! On April 1, 2021, Bernadette King, the creator, author, and channel of the international best selling, award winning, and history making “Ark Animal Tarot & Oracle Deck” launched the Kickstarter campaign for her new book, “Spirit, Totem, and Power Animals – The complete book of Animal Spirit Guides”.

Bernadette and I have become allies, and I am so thrilled to share her work!

Bernadette is well known for her animal advocacy and noted for always saying, “Do good for animals”.

By running her Kickstarter during April Bernadette is focused on inspiring folks to do more for the animal kingdom and hopes she’s leading by example by pledging $5,000.00 of the book’s profits in 2021 to animal charities who work to prevent animal cruelty.

Link to newsletter sign up – http://eepurl.com/hsBQiD
Link to YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/c/MySpiritAnimal
Link to forums – https://gatheringofmystics.com

Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transfiguration Ceremony

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Transfiguration Ceremony

Here is a transcript of a transfiguration ceremony I led for 400 people in Santa Fe in February of 2015. Please feel to use this ceremony among your friends, loved ones, and in your local community. You can use it as it is or make changes as you are guided to keep the ceremony relevant to the group you are working with.

We are spirit, if we allow our spiritual light to shine through, we become a healing presence.

Take a few deep breaths…….We do this for every living being and the Earth itself. (I whistled and rattled to begin and then started drumming.)

Take a few deep breaths and let your thoughts drift away.

As you breathe, place your hands on your heart, feel and get in touch with your heartbeat.

With our heartbeat let’s connect with the heartbeat of everyone in the room who have gathered together in behalf of all of life and the Earth.

Let us connect our heartbeat to the heartbeat of the spirit of the land where we are gathered and the helping ancestors who have loved this land so much and join in with us in our work. Connect with the heartbeat of Mother Earth.

We are body mind and spirit. When you let go of the body and your daily thoughts, your mind, who you are beyond your skin is spiritual light. Before we were born and just a little tiny light looking down on this great earth, we were excited about this incredible adventure of being born into a body and being spirit that can manifest spirit into form just like creator and the creative forces of the universe.

I invite you to travel inside to your inner world just imaging traveling within….. and experience your light. Our light is like the beauty of the night sky, our light is like a star, star light. Stars do not try to shine, they radiate through you, effortlessly and they don’t say I think I am only going to shine just on this one place on the earth. They do not send their light, they just shine.

Our light is like the sun……our spirit is like the sun that shines above us feeding all of life with the energy to thrive, unconditionally never asking for anything in return so you might choose to experience your own inner sunlight. Our light is like the flame of life, all of life.

Travel within yourself into your Inner World and experience yourself merging with a star or the sun or experiencing a flame and let that light radiate through you, absorb it into every single cell of your being like a flower that absorbs the sun or a flower, plant or tree that absorbs the rain and soak it in………………………………..

And now allow that light, it is an allowing process, without effort, let that light radiate through you, throughout this place let’s connect our lights together………………………….. Now experience that light radiating within and throughout this entire Earth touching all of life and when you feel like that light is radiating within and throughout the Earth. I invite you to stand with your hands, palms facing our Earth (I use a photo of the Earth for the group to focus on)…….and as you stand allow that light to effortlessly radiate through you while we tone together the sound of creation………….(For people who do not know how to tone I gave examples of Om or just singing a vowel and letting it flow into other vowels- o ah ooh eee)  whatever comes through you………………………….(group toning)…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

(3 -4 chimes of chimes to signal it is time to stop toning and then the drumming faded out – I had people drumming with me so I could do the chimes while they faded out the drum. You could just stop the drumming and do some kind of bells or Tibetan bowl or other sound to signal the end of the toning.)

Take a few deep breaths and be aware of yourself, take a few deep breaths. While it is important to come back and be grounded it is important not to disconnect from our light because we are light.  As you still feel that light radiating through you, experience your body, and the preciousness of being in a body. It is such a gift to be here in a body and to live on this Earth.

Imagine deep roots going down into the earth, grounding you. As you do this feel yourself coming back feeling fully present. Feel your heartbeat still connected to the heartbeat of all life. We do this work for ourselves and we do it on behalf of the web of life and the earth itself. We can all be a presence of healing and create positive change for all of life and the planet

Ended ceremony and thanked everyone for coming.

Preparing for Ceremonial Work

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Setting Up An Altar

You can set up an altar in a space where you perform your shamanic work. This creates sacred space providing a path between the visible and invisible realms. On a table or on the floor, place a special piece of cloth or a small rug. Place on the cloth or rug some crystals or stones from nature, some flowers, or even a candle you can burn when doing sacred work. Creating sacred space supports your spiritual work. Some people like to burn sacred herbs such as sage, cedar, or sweet grass. You can find incense that assists in supporting a sacred state of consciousness.

I replace certain things on my altar with new sacred objects when I feel I need a reflection of a major shift I have made in my life. My altar changes as I change.

Go to your altar when you are sending out prayers or asking for healing. I place names of people who are asking for help on my altar. I return to my altar during times when I need some comfort.

Drumming, Rattling, Singing, and Dancing

Shamans leave their ordinary thoughts and day behind and go into an ecstatic state in order to be a vessel of the helping spirits and the healing and transformative energies of the invisible realms. These are ways you can prepare for your sessions and also for your continued ceremonial work.

To prepare for our ceremonial work try to do some activity or take some action that moves you from work and the daily activities of your day so you can move fully into the invisible realms. Even a symbolic act can be helpful like washing your face or hands. It is important to leave your ordinary world behind. This is so important before we perform our virtual ceremonies together to open to the true power that can come through us as hollow bones.

Here are some suggestions:

Put on a special scarf, shirt, piece of clothing that represents you are putting your ego aside and your day behind so that your spirit can shine through.

Light a candle. Cleanse yourself by burning some sacred herbs such as sage, sweetgrass, palo santo, or your favorite incense.

Sit in silence and meditate before performing your journeywork.

Take a walk in nature.

Drum or rattle and sing or dance until you feel like you have let go of your ordinary concerns. Shamans sing a variety of power songs that assist them in moving their ego/personality out of the way so the helpings spirits can work through them. This is why shamans are seen to be “hollow bones” or “empty reeds” while they are doing their healing, divination, and ceremonial work.

To get a power song you can take a walk in nature and just let your soul sing. A traditional way of getting a power song is to sit by a tree and hold an intention for a song to come. You can drum or rattle for yourself and let your soul sing. Please do not judge your ability to sing. It is our birthright to sing. Everything in nature that is alive sings!! Singing is a great way to prepare for your shamanic work, and it also makes you feel good.

It is difficult to journey after a big or heavy meal. Try eating lightly in order to have journeys that have more clarity. Alcohol makes journeys fuzzy. Please abstain from drinking alcohol before you journey or perform a ceremony.

These are just suggestions. Find ways to prepare for your work that assist you in becoming a clear vessel to bridge the beauty, power, and healing from the invisible into the tangible realms. Preparation is key to any successful ceremony!!

 

Welcoming, Honoring, and Greeting the Helping Spirits

When you call in and greet the helping spirits make sure you use the intention to call in Helping and Compassionate Spirits. You are not just calling in ANY SPIRITS.

It is so important for you to find your own way to welcome, honor, and greet your helping spirits. This is simple courtesy. You are inviting your helping spirits to work in partnership with you and you want to begin by greeting them. If you repeat an invocation by rote it will have no power. The helping spirits read your heart not your mind. Speak to them from your heart. This is an invocation I have used simply to give you an idea of a way to create your own invocations.

The following invocation is excerpted from Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of Shamanic Life copyright 2014 Sandra Ingerman (Sounds True).

Take a few deep breaths and get comfortable. Think about a favorite place in nature that you enjoy visiting. This is a place of beauty, a place where you can relax and feel calm. It is a sacred place for you. Now imagine yourself in this place of peace and healing. Close your eyes and breathe deeply. Notice how your energy flows through your body. Place your hands on your heart and feel your heart opening with each breath in and breath out. Breathe out any disturbing thoughts and breathe in love. Breathe all the way down into your abdomen. Send the energy of your breath to any part of your body that feels tense and release the tension as you exhale. Notice the thoughts, feelings, sensations, and images that arise as you breathe. Notice the sounds around you as you breathe in and breathe out. And as you continue to breathe deeply, take a step back and leave your everyday life behind you for now.

Experience yourself standing in this sacred landscape as fully as you can right now. Open your senses to take in the beauty of the landscape you are standing in. Look around you.

     What plant life is here?

     Are there any animals?

     Are there any rocks or minerals?

     Is there a body of water?

     What is the quality of earth like?

     Are you in the mountains, or in a forest, in the desert, or on a beach?

     Is the sun shining?

     Are there clouds in the sky? What is the color of the sky?

     What are all the colors surrounding you? Drink in all the colors with your eyes.

     Feel yourself fully present in this landscape. Feel the earth beneath you.

     Feel the air on your skin. Is it warm or is it cold? Is the air moist or is it dry? Is the air still, are you being caressed by gentle breezes, or is the wind        blowing strong?

     Listen to the sounds of nature. Do you hear the sounds of any water, birdcalls, or animal noises? Do you hear the wind?

Take a very deep breath and breathe in the wonderful clean and fresh fragrances of this peaceful place. The fragrances might be ones you have smelled before bringing back happy memories, or they might be new to you.

 Feel yourself absorbing the life-giving light of the sun into all your cells. Feel the emotions that arise from being in such a sacred place filled with peace and beauty. Open your heart and feel love, peace, and gratitude within.

 As you open to your sensory awareness, experience your mind quieting and your energy expanding. Experience the peace and healing of this place. You are held in the loving arms of the power of the universe and life itself. You are not alone; you are part of a greater whole. The Earth has a heartbeat, and as you breathe deeply, you experience yourself becoming one with her heartbeat. As you feel the beat of your heart like the rhythm of a drumbeat, feel your heart pulse with love and gratitude for the beauty of nature and all it shares with you.

Begin by honoring the directions.

Honor and greet the East. The East represents the spring. It is the place of the rising sun always reminding you of new beginnings and the chance of unlimited possibilities.

Honor and greet the South, the season of summer. Give thanks for the protection you receive as you live your life from a state of love. The South can represent the direction of intuition and living from a state of awe and wonder as you did as a child.

Honor and greet the West, the season of autumn and the direction of the setting sun. The West teaches you about the power of death and rebirth. There is always the new that comes from letting go of what no longer serves you.

Honor and greet the North, the season of winter. Give thanks for the wisdom that is shared from your ancestral spirits.

Honor and greet the sky above and the earth below, and acknowledge that you bridge the great powers of Heaven and Earth through your open heart. Honor your inner divine spirit that is a reflection of the creator.

Next, give thanks to the spirit of the Earth who provides you with beauty and the nurturance to thrive.

Feel gratitude for the living being we call air, which is the first living being who welcomed you into the world as you took your first breath. Air is your constant companion as you are always in connection with it as you breathe. And air teaches you about your connection with all of life as you share some of your DNA as you breathe out and breathe in the DNA of others.

Send your gratitude to water. There is no life without water. Water held you while you were growing in your mother’s womb and then escorted you into the world. Water fills your cells with life-giving nurturance.

Greet and give thanks to the sun for the energy you need to thrive. The sun reminds you of the passion for life and reflects back to you the divine light that shines within. The sun is a teacher of unconditional giving, for it gives without asking for anything in return.

Honor, greet, and give thanks to the moon and the stars for sharing beauty and wisdom and for providing you with guidance. You honor the moon and stars by shining your light reflecting the beauty of the night sky.

Breathe out love to all the living beings who live in the elements, the spirit that lives in all things. Honor the animals, birds, insects, fish, reptiles, trees, plants, minerals, and rocks.

Honor, greet, and give thanks to the spirit of the helping ancestors who have sacrificed much so that you may live a life filled with peace, harmony, love, light, and abundance.

Acknowledge, honor, greet, and give thanks to the Hidden Folk who are the fairies, elves, little people, and forest guardians who remind you of the magic of life. These nature spirits caretake the Earth and love it so. Give thanks to the Spirit of the Land where you live for providing you with a home.

Give thanks to all the helping spirits who continue to share their wisdom, healing, and unconditional love. Give thanks to them for lighting your path, leading to a deep, rich, and joyful life.

Ending and Closing

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Make sure you return fully from your journeys/meditation/ceremonial work. If you journey while performing a ceremony retrace your steps slowly back into the room you are journeying in. If you do not feel fully grounded then please repeat the return. You can do this by replaying the return beat on the CD you are listening to. If you are drumming or rattling you can drum or rattle the return beat again. Or you can find two sticks and just click the sticks together as you slowly return from the invisible realms feeling fully grounded and back.

After finishing a journey or ceremony you can do a meditation where you experience your body fully connecting with the earth. Imagine sitting with a tree and feel yourself rooting into the earth like a tree has deep roots connecting it to the earth. The stronger the roots the stronger the tree.

When you complete a journey or ceremony thank all the helping and compassionate spirits who joined in the work. Let them know your work is done. They already know this but it is simple courtesy to thank and close the circle.

 

Creating a Human Web of Light

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Imagine…“Imagine. Before you were born you were just a little spark of light connected to the creative force of the universe. You looked down on this great earth. What a beautiful planet filled with wondrous life forms. You started to ponder the possibilities of life on earth. Reader, do you remember the preciousness of life and that all life was created to experience love, light, joy, harmony, peace, equality, and abundance for all?   If you can feel this in your bones, then you know it is true. If you cannot, do not despair for I will help you to remember. We are a community of people who can gather our spiritual light and energies together to remember and to create a wondrous life for all living beings. We must remember our vision and then focus on it and hold the vision together.   This is how we thrive together in changing times.” Excerpt from How to Thrive in Changing Times  by Sandra Ingerman (Weiser 2010)

When I was researching different spiritual teachings for Medicine for the Earth I found the underlying principle of esoteric beliefs is that all life is made of light.  As human beings with egos we often forget our true nature and we over identify with our personalities and bodies.  We are light in bodies.

Alchemists did not literally change lead into gold.  Rather they transmuted heavy leaded consciousness into gold light consciousness.  Jesus in Matthew 5:30-20 challenges us not to hide our light under baskets.  When mystics all over the world perform their miracles of healing they are seen to shine and become luminescent.  Throughout Medicine for the Earth I write about the importance of the concept of light in all spiritual traditions.

We are light and we came here to shine.  But most of us have forgotten our true nature as well as why we came here.  We were created from love and light and we are love and light.  It is our birthright to shine as fully in the world as we can.

Many of us have been taught at an early age not to shine too bright.  If we shine too bright no one will love us.  There can only be a few “stars” and it is not you.  Does this sound familiar?

Why can there only be a few stars here on earth?  I have never heard anyone say when looking up at the stars in the sky, “I wish that star wouldn’t shine so brightly it is outshining other stars”.  Why do we have that belief here?

It is time for all us to shine our light, which will reflect back the beauty of the night sky above us.  We need to find our shine again so that we can light up the dark places of the world.

On a monthly basis we will create a human web of light.  This will not only bring light to places that need it right now, but it will heal us and help us remember our true nature which is light.  It will also be quite healing to know that you are hooking up with thousands of others who are remembering that we are light.  As we share this concept with others our web of light will grow which I know will have an impact on the earth and all life on it.

In Medicine for the Earth I teach that intention + harmony + love + concentration + focus + union + imagination = transmutation.  This formula will help us in remembering our light and letting it shine forth.

You can begin to get in touch with your true nature which is light by putting on some relaxing soothing music and allow yourself to get into a quiet place.  Take some deep breaths bringing you to a centered place where you will be able to experience a state of harmony and love.  Allow yourself to go inside holding the intention that you want to experience the light that shines within your being. This will bring you into a state of union with your creator or the power of the universe.  Keep your focus and concentrate on your intention.  Allow your imagination to help you feel and see your internal light.  Give yourself permission to let your light shine fully through you.  This light is always there and cannot be used up.  The capacity to share your light and be filled by it yourself is endless. Your light cannot be destroyed or taken from you. You do not have to worry about becoming depleted, as the source of this light is always abundant.

Make your experience a full body experience.  Begin by letting your light shine forth from the core of your being.  Let that light permeate every cell of your body.  Once you feel yourself filled up with your own light experience yourself pulsing connecting you with   the web of life.  Let your light shine forth through your pulsating body.  Experience your light pouring forth through every part of your body.

Once you have had the experience of your abundant light and have let it shine through you once again use your breath and intention to take you out of the state you are in.  Come back, open your eyes, feel your body, wiggle your toes, and know you are ready to connect with others who wish to shine to bring healing energy into the world.

Begin to practice with letting your light shine through you.  And next practice breathing in light and breathing out light throughout the day.

As you get in touch with your own light and shine it in your life you will change your vibration.  As we gather our lights together and share it in the world we change the vibration of the planet.  It’s crucial to stay focused on your intention.

I suggest that you add no prayers or words as you do this.  Just simply shine and allow yourself to join with a planetary web of light that will reach out to touch all the dark places in the world.

The first meditation began at the winter solstice in 2000 celebrating the return of the light.  During this winter solstice meditation people were instructed to shine their light as the solstice began where they lived.  As we did this the light grew as it moved from country to country.  The light was passed around the globe.   But we did not stop there.  We continued throughout the day and evening to shine.  In this way we began to link the web of light throughout the world by shining at the time of the solstice but we kept this web alive throughout the day and night.

The meditations to create a human web of light continue with each full moon when the power of the full moon will magnify the light we send out.  Each full moon keep working with shining your light and visualizing that you are connected to a global human web of light throughout the day and evening.  And let’s keep this going every full moon.  Imagine the healing and change in vibration that can take place in your own lives as well as on the planet.

If you work with a group during full moon celebrations link hands and link your lights together as you let your own shine come through.  Experience the light of your group linking with groups all over the world.  Experience yourself merging into one giant web of light.

If you are working alone once again get into a quiet place and let your shine come through you.  Experience yourself merging into one great community web of light that is shining around the world.

A friend reminded me that children always shine.  Bring your children into this practice with you.

Remember all life is of the light.  You are light, we all are light, we join together in a great circle and web of light.

In 2010 Kate who teaches Medicine for the Earth trainings in Delaware wrote in a suggestion. She meets monthly with a local group to weave a web of light and they have work in the following way:

“Instead of weaving the web of light up and out, we weave roots down into the earth. Once all the roots are joined with the light from everyone else the lights bursts forth from the earth and envelopes every being on the planet.”

Using the principle of as above, so below, as within, so without it is important for the spiritual community to develop the as within part. For many in the spiritual community have a tendency to leave the body during spiritual work. And the strength of our work is really fueled by our ability to stay embodied as a star shines from within.

Let’s try rooting the web of light into the earth. We want to really feel the web of light within and throughout the earth.

Instructions for Monthly Healing
  For Our Global Community

It does seem like consciousness is changing faster and faster. There are of course many rewards for this as we learn how to live in harmony. All change requires a death to occur in our lives. For as we transition into new states of awareness and consciousness we need to let go of what is not supportive.

I have never seen so many people going through hard times as I have seen recently.

As I often write on the Transmutation News we must learn how to dance different paradoxes of states of consciousness and awareness. For there are many levels operating simultaneously.

On one level we are all connected and we are spirits. From a spiritual state we are divine and perfect all the time. At the same time part of the human condition is having an ego. And the ego does see itself as separate from the rest of life. And the state of separation creates fear, anger, and a variety of other emotions. It is also the state of separation that causes physical illness.

As we continue to do our transfiguration practice we begin to heal those states of separation. We move into a higher state of consciousness and we need to learn to surrender to the perfection of the universe. And sometimes it is hard to do that and we need help in remembering our own divine light.

To help our worldwide community reading the Transmutation News I have decided to add a monthly healing circle to go along with creating a human web of light. We will continue our weaving a web of light within and throughout the earth on the full moon. And we will also create a circle that allows our radiance to shine through for those asking for help.

Here is what I suggest. If you would like to volunteer as a practitioner imagine yourself standing or sitting in a circle with other practitioners.  Remember the Transmutation News is translated into many different languages. We have a large global community working together.

Our intention is to experience our divine light and radiate it out to the inner circle.

We do not see suffering in our circle. We acknowledge the divine perfection in each person. So we do not lock people into a diagnosis of suffering rather we lift them up into their divinity.

Author and lecturer, Eric Pearl teaches, “In quantum physics if you change the behavior of one particle, another particle in a different location will instantaneously react whether inches or universes away.” Lower frequencies entrain or attune to higher frequencies not the other way around.

So back to the core principle of the Medicine for the Earth work, we change the world and heal others by who we become – by our presence and by the love and light we radiate.

We are not sending energy or trying to heal anyone. We are only allowing our divine light and love to spark the divine light of those asking for help.

Imagine yourself standing or sitting in a circle of practitioners. Do your transfiguration work and with your hands facing the inner circle radiate your divine light and love.

If you feel you need some help imagine yourself lying in a circle with people from around the world.

Your role is to absorb the light being shared by our practitioners. Think of a metaphor that might help you with absorbing divine light and love into every cell of your being.  I will give you a few examples with the hope that you will find a metaphor that works for you. You can think of a dry sponge that has been placed in water and soaks up moisture. You can think of flower that has been in rain for days or weeks and the sun shines and the flower soaks up the rays of the sun. Or maybe you can think of a flower that has been getting too much sun and it begins to rain and the flower soaks up the water nourishing it and giving it life.
Or think about a room where the curtains are closed and the curtains are opened flooding the room with the light of the sun.

Allow the light of the outer circle to jumpstart your own radiance to flow through every cell of your body. This reconnects us to our divine perfection and our connection to the web of light. This heals those states of separation that create emotional and physical illness. And it reminds us that we all have the power and strength to rise to the challenges and opportunities that life brings to us.

And you can be in both roles at different points of the day or evening. You can be practitioner at one time and then lie in the middle of our circle at another.

And as we are working outside of time it does not matter when you do this work. It is not necessary to coordinate the times in which we all work.

As with creating a human web of light we are not limited to only working on the full moon. I nurture the web of light whenever my heart calls me to. And we can certainly keep shining our light into our global circle on a daily basis. For truly our work is to learn how to shine our light into the world with each breath and step we take.  

Transmutation News – April 2021

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I remember when I was about seven years old, growing up in Brooklyn, I was quite disturbed by the level of inequality I witnessed. I could not understand why some people could have more than others. I could not understand why some people had food and some people didn’t. Why did one job pay so much more than another job when everybody had to put in the same hours?

So obviously I struggle with the issues that come up during our lives as we watch a world that is so overpopulated. There just is no equality. There are people who can get services, there are people who can’t, there are people who can get shelter and food, and some are starving and trying to find shelter. This includes all our precious nature beings.

There’s so much division going on right now, and I think everything has become so exponentially out of balance that those “in authority” take more measures to control our actions and behavior. At the same time, we want our own sovereignty and free will.

One of my brother’s friends was a real intellect, and we had these really deep philosophical conversations when I was seven, and he was probably 10 or 11. We were trying to solve all the problems in the world and discussing the issues of why everyone didn’t have equal resources.

I am bringing this up due to all the issues around people having so much that they don’t even know what to do with their wealth and resources and some people who are literally just trying to find a meal and a little bit of shelter. We are all compassionate people. I imagine you think about our social issues in a variety of ways.

This is not a new issue on Earth. It feels like the division on the planet right now is growing to amazing levels. We can actually watch and feel different dimensions of reality forming as divisions over climate, health, politics, race, spirituality, vaccines, and the list goes on and keeps growing.

I am not writing about this in this column to offer a true solution to heal the inequality issues that we’re facing. The example we can turn to right away is the vaccine and the vaccine is now splitting populations into multiple classifications. So, the division keeps growing.

So, what are the responses to this need of humans and all nature beings to have basic rights for freedom and resources. With so many people we are just not getting the help everyone needs. This issue does cause me to lose sleep to see children and parents struggling to find a way to just get through one more day. I have been there.  I have not experienced the traumas that people around the world have to face. But not having food and not knowing where my next shelter is going to be is something I faced a lot.  I do know how this wears you down emotionally.

And all the division on so many levels is wearing us all down emotionally to where we are reevaluating our beliefs, morals, philosophy, and our spiritual practices.

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On a physical level we can take action by donating to help others in need. We need to be the voice for the children of all living species who can’t talk about their need for food, for shelter, their needs for kindness, honor, and respect.  

We can do acts of kindness for others. On a spiritual level we can show honor and respect to everyone who needs some acknowledgement.

People constantly tell me this is not enough. But I have first-hand experience with this. When I had to panhandle to get money for food there was a big difference of how I felt if someone spit on me or if someone showed me kindness – even a smile or an inspiring and hopeful word.

Our attitude and spiritual behavior counts. It does make a difference.

People can’t keep saying kindness and love is not enough. It is food for the soul! And that love can keep someone’s light burning for quite a while, especially when it feels quite dim.

In Walking in Light, I shared a beautiful ceremony I love to do in workshops at retreat centers. But it is powerful to perform online too. I call this ceremony the Inner Chamber of Light.

In this journey you are met by loving faceless beings who bring you to an Inner Chamber of Light within the Earth. There are millions of people there repairing threads of the web of life. But they do this anonymously. No one can see anyone’s faces. It is a beautiful journey that shows it is not what you accumulated, how famous you are, or what you look like that makes a difference. The only important factor is how much love and light you are emanating throughout the web of life. And the key is not needing recognition- just doing what is right action.

For this month’s recorded ceremony, I am leading a different version of this ceremony. It is beautiful. It is a journey to observe all the people walking around the world uplifting everyone whether suffering or in joy just by being a presence of light and love.

I invite you to journey when you would like to experience this field of energy, we can create from anywhere that feeds every living being on this great Earth.

Here is the You Tube link.

https://youtu.be/WTbhz46bnGs

We look forward to reading your experience with this journey on our new FB page Shamans Are Gardeners of Light. If you would like to join the Facebook page, the password is “Transfiguration”.

The full moon is April 27. Let’s step out of society’s expectations of us and engage our psychic powers contained within and allow our light to flow freely touching all of life and the Earth. This time on the planet calls for us to nourish the collective with unconditional love and divine light.

If you are a new reader of The Transmutation News please visit Creating A Human Web of Light on the home page to read the instructions for our full moon ceremony.

Announcements:

I am ACTIVELY exploring teaching physical workshops again!! Hang on! I am missing them as much as you are! 

In the meantime:

  • I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on ShamansTV.com.
  • Please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Shamanic Journeying A Beginner’s Guide, Walking in Light and The Book of Ceremony are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

 https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html 

Due to the times we are living in, I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

  • During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/  We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops
  •  The Sacred Science is re-releasing my course on the Power of Shamanic Journeying. This 7-week course is the perfect way to learn shamanic journeying, some of the Medicine for the Earth and Healing with Spiritual Light work, and ceremonies for personal and planetary healing. I can’t believe how much is packed into this course. It will give you tools to stay present, made good choices, learn how to receive spiritual guidance, transmute and transform negative states of consciousness in yourself and in our collective. 

The course begins March 29 and will have a very active Facebook page.

https://lw255.isrefer.com/go/shamanicjourney2/si/

  • Many years ago, I introduced Quincy Davis to our community. He reached out to me as a rising Hip Hop musician to talk about creating peace through his songs and music. Many of you helped me to support this young budding artist who brought love, light, and prayers for peace and nature into his music.

Quincy is no longer a kid and has been producing amazing albums and doing some powerful networking. We even plan on creating an App together!  Watch for this news!

Please help to support this project.

  • Voices of the Ancient & Modern Mythology is a project bridging the teachings of wisdom keepers with the younger generation. Growing up in the age of information where wisdom is hardest to find, we are meeting the youth where they are by offering music videos with empowering messages in the form of cutting-edge, modern music and dynamic visual storytelling. This is a way of introducing ideas to youth (typically high school and middle school students) in an engaging way, to be bridged with documentary segments of elder teachings, leading into talking circles and workshops for creative expression. For more info on the project please visit: http://www.voicesoftheancient.org/

    We are currently raising funds to begin this project and have a pending grant award that will match all contributions. Donations can be received through to our partner non-profit, Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media and Education (NAAME) for tax write-off purposes: PO Box 42671, Portland, Oregon 97242
    Donations can also be made online. For more information please visit: 
    https://www.7vision.link/donations

I recently found a new friend in Santa Fe and she does fabulous work. I can’t wait to work with her.

  • Rev. AdaRA L. Walton will be teaching a new healing class for the new Santa Fe Institute of Mediumship & Spiritual Studies!
  • Her 4hr. class, “YESHUA* Inergetics Healing,” will be taught Fri & Sat April 23 & 24 from 4-6P MT for 2 hours each day. Cost-$125
  • There are NO prerequisites and NO prior training needed. All that’s needed is an open mind, heart and willingness to share/expand your consciousness!
  • A Free info class will be given Sat April 10. Please go to: www.sfimss.org and/or call 1-833-734-5770 for more info on this and other classes.
  • *(Yielding to the Energy Source Healing Us Always)

A thrilling journey is beginning, and you’re invited! On April 1, 2021, Bernadette King, the creator, author, and channel of the international best-selling, award winning, and history making “Ark Animal Tarot & Oracle Deck” launches the Kickstarter campaign for her new book, “Spirit, Totem, and Power Animals – The complete book of Animal Spirit Guides”.

Bernadette and I have become allies, and I am so thrilled to share her work!

  • In 2019, Bernadette’s Kickstarter campaign for her Ark Animal Deck raised almost $50,000 and sold-out thousands of copies in less than a year. She is manifesting an even greater success for the new book. 
  • Bernadette is well known for her animal advocacy and noted for always saying, “Do good for animals”. Her own animal spirit guides asked her to hold the Kickstarter campaign during April because it’s “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals” month. 
  • By running her Kickstarter during April Bernadette is focused on inspiring folks to do more for the animal kingdom and hopes she’s leading by example by pledging $5,000.00 of the book’s profits in 2021 to animal charities who work to prevent animal cruelty.
  • “Spirit, Totem, & Power Animals – The complete book of Animal Spirit Guides” is a groundbreaking work. It’s a 9×11, full-color compendium with 700 pages making it the most comprehensive book on this subject in the world.

Click the link and sign up to be notified when the Kickstarter campaign begins! Plus, you’ll get regular updates as well as free tips and tutorials!

Link to newsletter sign up – http://eepurl.com/hsBQiD

Link to YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/c/MySpiritAnimal

Link to forums – https://gatheringofmystics.com

I am so excited about this book!!  And I hope you take the opportunity to read this gem!!

  • The Way of the Seabhean – An Irish Shamanic Path brings the ancient wisdom of the Irish female shaman, healer and seer – the woman who walks between the Worlds – to the mainstream. Amantha Murphy not only takes the reader through the three Worlds, but also our life’s journey around the Celtic Wheel, incorporating ancient stories of the Goddesses, as well as delving into rites of passage and women’s mysteries. Today, it is more important than ever to understand our place within ourselves and our interaction within the Great Weave. 

Order your copy today at Amazon.com or https://celticsouljourneys.com/books/

  • Christina Pratt is a remarkable shamanic teacher. I am in awe of her clarity and power of communication, the mastery of the material she teaches, and how she really dives deep into doing the personal work needed to evolve to our personal best. In a fascinating hour with ancestral healing teacher and practitioner Christina Pratt, you will discover how to create a  rich working relationship with your loving, well ancestors supports you to fully engage with your life and can help ease difficult emotions and clear outdated beliefs.
  • You can register here for Open to the Living Love of Your Ancestors: Insights & Practices to Cultivate the Wisdom, Fulfillment & Sense of Belonging for a Life Well Livedhttps://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/llSI/ingerman/

 

Transforming Stress, Anxiety & Overwhelm: An Embodied Course on Stress Reduction with Michael Stone

 
  • Michael Stone is a friend and brilliant teacher. He is devoting his teachings to the issues we are dealing with now. Stress is a pandemic far greater than Covid. It’s also an opportunity to heal the personal and cultural wounding behind much of our suffering and develop new capacities for resilience, change and evolutionary growth. In this online embodied stress reduction course, we will learn how stress can support our ability to be with external circumstances in a way that allows us to grow exponentially, while expanding our capacity to meet the challenges of our time. https://www.welloflight.com/transformstress.html

Mara Bishop is one of my favorite shamanic teachers and practitioners. Her compassion and her clarity of communication come together to create one amazing teacher, healer, and writer. So, I am happy to introduce you to Mara who is listed on www.shamanicteachers.com.

  • Mara wrote: Shamanism for Every Day: 365 Journeys Citadel Press
  • Available March 30th from your local bookseller or Amazon
  • With 365 unique journey topics that can be used in any order, or as meditations, Shamanism for Every Day offers an invaluable guide to anyone searching for daily wisdom, spiritual insights and connection to the sacred.

“A beautiful and timely book… Mara Bishop so brilliantly inspires us to remain focused and keep up our spiritual work to be in service to ourselves, our loved ones, and all of life. Each daily practice reminds us that shamanism is a sacred way to living life. These practices are so needed right now to restore balance to the planet and to our own lives.”

Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transmutation News – March 2021

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I have been sharing that Isis is really encouraging us all to stay present right now. She keeps telling me that we will miss important clues and information that are critical to our survival if we focus too much on what might happen next.

Years ago, I shared a statement that I think is worth repeating. If you can’t digest life you can’t digest your food. If you look at the shelves in every pharmacy the most well stocked shelves are stomach remedies.

When we stay present, we can absorb smaller bits of life to digest. And that eases up on some of the pressure you might be experiencing. Life gets simpler and “more digestible” as we learn to stay present.

We welcome in the spring and fall equinox on March 20. It is amazing how one day just melts into another. Time keeps moving so quickly- another reason to stay present and try to absorb the beauty of life.

I recorded a ceremony for us to welcome in the equinox. The link is below. For those of you who don’t understand English I will write up the ceremony for you to do. I recorded a ceremony to The Cauldron of Light.

As I was looking for instructions that were already written I skimmed through my books The Shaman’s Toolkit and Walking in Light. Both of these books are filled with such timeless wisdom. The Shaman’s Toolkit was written for a non-shamanic audience. But yet it contains all the Medicine for the Earth practices I teach just without talking about shamanism. Walking in Light is a true summary of my work. I hope you will support my books!

The spirits showed me the Cauldron of Light ceremony many years ago. It is a neutral way to perform a fire ceremony. You can release to the light an old hurt, a disappointment, a trauma, a betrayal, you can write a letter to the universe and give it to the Cauldron of Light. You can state your desires. The intention I like to work with is letting go of an old plan and asking for help with bringing in the goodness of life.

Allow your intuition to reveal to you the states of consciousness that you would like to be healed. Call one of your helping spirit spirits to assist you in this work. And hold the intention to travel to a great Cauldron of Light.

What is your intention? Do you feel you have been betrayed by life? Who has disappointed you? Are there people you need to forgive? Do you need do you need to forgive yourself?

Explore events and life situations where you might have been disappointed and now need to find forgiveness in your heart. What energies would you like to clean up and transmute?

Did you harm anyone with your behavior or words? Do you need to forgive yourself? Self-forgiveness is extremely important in the times that we live in.

Allow your inner spirit and your helping spirits to reveal to you the inner states of consciousness that need to be examined, acknowledged, and released. This is an important time for cleansing. Look at connections to people who you need to release. Break your connection with collective energies that no longer serve you so that you are now free to ride a different wave.

Just hold your intention to travel to a great cauldron of divine light and your intention will bring you there. Acknowledge the connections you need to release, ties that need to be broken, the betrayals, disappointments, who you need to forgive, and collective energies that you need to let go of. Release them into the divine light that transmutes their power and energy into love.

You are now freed of energies that bind you to a denser energy of life. You are now free to ride a different wave. Return from this journey experiencing yourself lighter, unburdened, and free.

Dismember, discreate, uncreate, dissolve, destroy that which does not work for you anymore. This is a potent time to do cleansing work. During changing cycles, it is so important to purify and cleanse

Reweave a new plan into your inner landscape.

Please join me in holding our circle in love and light while we welcome in spring in the Northern Hemisphere and fall in the Southern Hemisphere.

We must not forget our full moon ceremony of Creating a Human Web of Light.

The full moon is March 28. Let’s step out of old bubbles that keep our psychic power contained and allow our light to flow freely touching all of life and the Earth. This time on the planet calls for us to nourish the collective with unconditional love and divine light.

If you are a new reader of The Transmutation News please visit Creating A Human Web of Light on the home page to read the instructions for our full moon ceremony

Happy Equinox!

Here is the link to watch the equinox ceremony to the Cauldron of Light:

https://youtu.be/ht6ttk4tOrw  

Announcements:

I am exploring teaching physical workshops again! I need to wait until people can travel again.

In the meantime:

  • I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on www.ShamansTV.com.
  • Please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Walking in Light and The Book of Ceremony are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html  

  • Due to the times we are living in, I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

 During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/   We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops

  • During Discover Your Mythic Edge for a Life of Magic, Courage & Fulfillment: Catalyze the Archetypes in Your Nighttime Dreams & Synchronistic Moments to Live Your ‘Biggest Story’ with best-selling author and dream shaman Robert Moss, you’ll learn how to tap into the transformative energies of the mythic characters and images that emerge in nighttime dreams and visions and can pop up in synchronistic moments in your waking life.

Register here to tap into the transformative energies of mythic archetypes in a guided journey with Raven, a Trickster and Creator, to seek wisdom and healing, and glimpse the past or future: https://shiftnetwork.isrefer.com/go/meSI/ingerman/

 

  • Field of Blessings: Ritual and Consciousness in the work of Buddhist Healers, by Ji Hyang Padma, describes the way that the healer’s field catalyzes personal and collective healing. It discusses the way that “biography becomes biology” through the chakras and endocrine system, and ways that ritual reconnects clients with an embodied wholeness.  And it looks at core ritual components of the healing process that can be identified across traditional cultures.
 
Copyright 2021 Sandra Ingerman. All rights reserved.

Transmutation News – February 2021

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I have been in an intense process of healing for close to 6 years now. I started getting shamanic healing work. And then went on to see many alternative practitioners. Everywhere I turned there were no solutions. I always knew that the true cure was inside of me just like I have been teaching on the Transmutation News for 20 years.

But in our culture whenever we start to feel ill we immediately look to others who might have a solution to what is impacting us instead of traveling deep inside to the inner reaches of our soul where our body can tell us exactly what is going on, what is out of balance, and what we need for our healing.

But some of us are very stubborn, like myself, and although I felt that the signs kept turning me within rather than without it was easier to look without for a solution. Then things changed naturally with my process. For five years in the deepest hours of the night, when shamans do their most powerful work, I journeyed and worked with my helping spirits. The work was to identify the issues in my past and present that were still haunting me causing my body to twist in pain.

I kept unwinding the pain out of my body for five years. The feeling was really incredible. I can say that this was a time of suffering for me, but the lessons were so amazing, and I learned so much about myself, others, life, the web of life, and the cycles of nature. The cycles of nature actually gave me my biggest clues of how to find my healing.

I went even deeper during December and really focused on trying to create as much quiet around me as possible. It was very difficult as people are used to emailing me and asking me how I am doing as well as asking for help from me. But I really needed complete silence. I needed to find a way to get off of Facebook and off of email. I can say I didn’t do it in the most graceful way, but I did it and I got the quiet that I needed.

As soon as I got the quiet that I needed my body and helping spirits started talking to me nonstop leading me step-by-step to where I needed to go. I really needed to let go of my past. My past had become one of my burdens that was too heavy to carry me forward. Most of my past I just literally forgot. Issues that had molded into my personality no longer served me and were holding me back. I performed a lot of releasing ceremonies.

I found that the key in my healing was to look at my past, not holding onto it, and also being willing to step away from it. When I was able to step away, I found myself walking off trail. And I can honestly say that I can’t even see my way back to my old way of being. It feels like I am stepping into a new life. But I cannot engage in that new life until I fully step away from my past and say goodbye to it.

I am sharing this with you because we are moving slowly into a new paradigm, but we can’t take our past with us. There is no way to step into a life of freedom and a life filled with love and light while carrying bitterness on our shoulders and being burdened by our past betrayals and hurts.

Imagine climbing a mountain, and when the path gets too steep you have to drop heavy supplies. Once you get to the top you can’t believe you were willing to carry so much stuff with you for so long. You could have enjoyed the journey and the scenery if you were not so weighed down.

I had five years to work with this. I know that many of you have been very focused on working on all levels spiritually emotionally and physically. If you are excited about the new opportunities, we have coming the only way to step into a new dimension of reality is by releasing your past burdens that are keeping you held in an old bubble.

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The full moon is February 27. Let’s step out of old bubbles that keep our psychic power contained and allow our light to flow freely touching all of life and the Earth.

If you are a new reader of The Transmutation News please visit Creating A Human Web of Light on the home page to read the instructions for our full moon ceremony.

I hope you all enjoy the ceremony I recorded for you this month. Those of you new to this newsletter, I am now recording a journey or ceremony each month. And we have a new inspirational Facebook page Shamans Are Gardeners of Energy. If you would like to join the password is “Transfiguration”.

Here is the link for this month’s beautiful ceremony. Thank you, Sylvia Edwards, for recording the video for us. Join us!!

https://youtu.be/FBlcqVtrjJ0

Announcements:

I am still in love with working with Renee Baribeau on our weekly podcast The Shamans Cave. Join us by subscribing on ShamansTV.com.

And please help to support my work by buying or referring others to my books and audio programs. They are so helpful for our times.  Walking in Light and The Book of Ceremony are filled with tools to help us stay on the path!

https://www.sandraingerman.com/bookscds.html

Due to the times we are living in I am sharing workshops that teachers I love and respect are offering. I wanted to let you know of the wealth of offerings.

During this exceptional time and the need for social distancing the teachers and practitioners I trained are offering virtual circles and courses and are adding more during this time. The circle link is https://www.shamanicteachers.com/shamanic-circles/  We also have a section for online courses: https://www.shamanicteachers.com/online-telephone-workshops

Starting February 2, I will be teaching a course Shamanic Journeys into Nature: Connect Deeply with Nature Spirits to Expand Consciousness & Your Sense of Belonging to the Web of Life.

A couple of years ago I taught my all-time favorite online course to teach. This was a course on building strong relationships with nature. I decided to teach the course again. I will be teaching the course differently this time. Last time we mostly focused on emanating love and light with groups of nature beings.

This course will focus on learning from nature beings and the elements about how we can live and work together in community, how we are all interconnected and how we are caretakers of the Earth, simple ways we can make changes to create harmony between humans and nature.  

For more information, go to:

https://theshiftnetwork.com/course/01SpiritsNature02_21  

Unconditional Living: Balancing our Warrior and Goddess Energies

An online healing journey with HeatherAsh Amara author of Warrior Goddess Training andThe Seven Secrets of Happy and Healthy Relationships (co-authored with don Miguel Ruiz Jr.)

11 am PST Saturday, February 13th

Register at www.warriorgoddess.com/healing

In many traditional cultures our deepest healing happens when we harmonize our inner masculine and feminine. HeatherAsh, author of the bestselling book Warrior Goddess Training, calls these two qualities your warrior and goddess energies. In this 45-minute journey we will explore the impact of deficiencies or excesses of warrior and goddess energies, and the importance for all genders to embody and integrate these two foundational essences.

Drawing on her extensive background in European shamanic traditions and Toltec wisdom, HeatherAsh will share insights and meditations on both the warrior and goddess energies and how you can heal, balance, and align yourself to holistically integrate clarity, unconditional love, faith, and creative expression in all your relationships.

Everyone is welcome!

Register at www.warriorgoddess.com/healing

Everyone who registers will receive a free downloadable meditation and be entered into a drawing for a personally autographed copy of Warrior Goddess Training and a gift from HeatherAsh’s collection.

I AM POSSIBLE SUMMIT

We are experiencing critical times for humanity and every living being on Earth.
Crisis, in Chinese, is the same word that opportunity. In these times of profound changes, we are all called to shine forth, unapologetically, our fullest potential, our authentic and creative souls, to start trailblazing new paths.

I would like to share the words of a Spanish poet, Antonio Machado, who can inspire us to find our direction forward:

CAMINANTE NO HAY CAMINO
SE HACE CAMINO AL ANDAR.
Walker, there is no path,
The path is made by walking.
Are you ready to start walking?
ONE STEP AT A TIME

Join this unprecedented bilingual Summit in English and Spanish, created with the intention to build bridges so we can all be possible

This conference is created by the courageous soul Mar Guerrero (literally in Spanish the Sea Warrior), who is the founder of Almakhemy.

In this extraordinary and timely event, you will hear from 40 speakers — including me — who have been specifically chosen to inspire you in these critical times of transformation and opportunity to embrace your fullest potential. They will bring together ancestral wisdom and modern techniques to inspire you the courage to be yourself. Shamanism, Astrology, Coaching, Dreamwork, Martial Arts, Dance… to ignite your own fire!

I AM POSSIBLE

Nurturing together the Heart of a Universal Revolution
It begins on January 21st! Click here to register, free.

https://www.iampossibleuniversal.com/

The People’s Inauguration: 10 Days to Activate Revolutionary Love
A 10-day online transformation

The story of America is one of continuous labor, and the fight to create a more just and loving society isn’t over.

Valarie Kaur, renowned civil rights activist, author, and founder of the Revolutionary Love Project invites you to The People’s Inauguration—a free, 10-day online journey to help us reckon with all we have lost and point us toward a vision of the society we can build together, grounded in love.

https://product.soundstrue.com/peoples-inauguration/register#a_aid=5d2e32ffc1326&a_bid=260af51f

Snow Raven contains rhythms and tones for transformation through shamanic journeying as co-created by Laini Risto and Janet Elizabeth Gale.   Listen to the invocation and set intention, then allow the Snow Raven to weave magic and wisdom through you as you journey through the realms of understanding and alchemy.  Snow Raven is available through most streaming platforms and download services and also at:   https://lainiristo.hearnow.com/snow-raven

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