CATCH-UP INITIATION MENSTRUATION RITUAL

If you were not initiated into womanhood when you experienced your first menstrual bleeding as a young woman, an important rite of passage wasn’t passed on to you. And I know this is the case for most of us, especially in the Western society. For most of us there wasn’t an elder woman taking ourContinue reading “CATCH-UP INITIATION MENSTRUATION RITUAL”

THE SACRED WOMB

She who is connected to her womb is mighty. Your womb is the umbilical cord to the Earth and simultaneously your antenna to the Universe. We’ve not been taught this. Our mothers have not been taught this. Our teachers at school have not been taught this. It’s time for us to change the paradigm andContinue reading “THE SACRED WOMB”

Women & Depression

Before sitting down and writing this post I was swaying my hips from side to side, shaking my pelvis and thus, connecting with this precious treasure of infinite wisdom and creative potential stored within my womb space. And no, this is not how I used to live my life, let alone embody my creativity. IContinue reading “Women & Depression”

My Relationship with Ishnaan I Meine Beziehung mit Ishnaan

[DEUTSCHE VERSION UNTEN] I will never forget the early Sunday morning hours during my Kundalini-Yoga-Teacher-Training in winter in 2015/ 2016 in Berlin. Sunday mornings were dedicated to Sadhana time as taught in the Kundalini Yoga tradition by Yogi Bhajan. In the middle of the night my alarm clock went off to wake me up fromContinue reading “My Relationship with Ishnaan I Meine Beziehung mit Ishnaan”

Sacred bleeding I Heiliges Bluten

[DEUTSCHE VERSIO UNTEN] At some point, a woman reaches a moment in her life where she can no longer bear her isolation from her own menstrual happening. Periodically or perhaps not periodically, the blood knocks on her door and wants to reveal its magic which lies hidden in her womanhood. If she ignores this knocking,Continue reading “Sacred bleeding I Heiliges Bluten”

Ayurveda: The Menstrual Cycle I Ayurveda: Der Menstruationszyklus

[DEUTSCHE VERSION UNTEN] Dr. Vanditha Nithin Pai on the ayurvedic view of the menstrual cycle: Ayurveda views Rutuchakra (Sanskrit for the ‘menstrual cycle’) as a window to the female body and gives a vivid description about it. As in young or aged plants, flowers and fruits do not come up, as in bud and decayingContinue reading “Ayurveda: The Menstrual Cycle I Ayurveda: Der Menstruationszyklus”

Blood underneath my Hands I Blut unter meinen Händen

[DEUTSCHE VERSION UNTEN] “Sacred blood is flowing underneath my hands. It is whooshing. It is vibrating. It is powerful. And healing. I have the rare opportunity to face the flow of my menstruation in total silence. A truly mighty encounter.” The moon exemplifies it to us. Our natural menstrual cycle runs parallel with the phasesContinue reading “Blood underneath my Hands I Blut unter meinen Händen”