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Opening the Babaylanic Gateways in the United States

May 24, 2009

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BABAYLAN CONFERENCE 2010 April 17-18, 2010 Sonoma State University, California (See the buddharupa by the stairs? Happiness!) 🙂 Visit the Center for Babaylan Studies (www.babaylan.net) for more information about upcoming Spring 2010 gathering at Sonoma State University sponsored by the Center for Babaylan Studies “We go down deeper into our rootedness, before there were religions, […]

What is a Shaman ~ Babaylan?

May 15, 2009

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Image: tantrika.multiply.com (by Jonathan Cena) – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – WHAT IS A SHAMAN? by Mary Schmidt A shaman/babaylan is: — spiritual and cognitive epistemological mediator. shamans-to-be encounter raw glimpses of something numinous and demanding, some threat or promise in their own landscape of […]

Center for Babaylan Studies

April 9, 2009

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“…to provide a narrative that restores a sense of wholeness, beauty, and integrity to our pagka-Pilipino.” BUDDHA NATURE & BABAYLAN ARE ONE! . . . BABAYLAN CONFERENCE APRIL 2010 Hope you can make it! ISANGHAMAHAL EL OTRO SOY YO EN LA KECH NAMASTE INTERBEING – – – – – – – – – – (link […]

Babaylans

March 15, 2009

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Babaylan – name given to the healers and shamans, wisdom culture keepers of the Philippines. Several years ago, I found a link online for a program called BEAM, Babaylan Emerging Apprenticeship & Mentoring.  When I visited the Philippines in 2000, I ran across a group from Bahay Nakpil in Quaipo, and happened upon a copy […]