Come celebrate with the New York shamanic community
this Wednesday, June 22, 5:45-7:45pm
A SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
With Irma StarSpirit, Itzhak Beery, Cristina Maria RojasFernandez
and the NY Shamanic Circle
The Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year. Join us in a shamanic summer solstice celebration as we mark this special day when the Sun shines its brightest, and we honor our inner and outer light with song, music, dance, prayers and blessings. The solstice is often associated with change and seen as a propitious time for new beginnings as well as an ideal time of year to come together with community, friends and family. Come celebrate the Sun’s warmth and light, and our Mother Earth’s love and the abundance of life she nurtures and shares with us.
Note: Please bring with a candle within a glass jar, drums, rattles and flowers, if possible.
Wednesday, June 22, 5:45-7:45pm
Members: $30/ Nonmembers: $39
The NY Shamanic Circle is proud to welcome back one of Ecuador’s most known sound healers and a dear friend of NYSC.
Don Oscar Santillan – KuriCharik
The Healing Sounds of the Andes
A special concert and one day workshop
Friday, June 24 7-9:30pm
A benefit healing concert for Oscar’s community center, Centro de Sabiduría Ancestral -Pakarinka Sisari, Agato.
Limited sitting- $20 at YoGanesh -208 W. 29 St., 2nd #201 (Bet. 7 & 8 Ave) Additional contributions to Oscar’s center will be greatly appreciated to help in it community activities.
Limited sitting- $20 at YoGanesh -208 W. 29 St., 2nd #201 (Bet. 7 & 8 Ave)
Saturday, June 25, 1:30-7:00pm; A one day Workshop. $150
Downtown location – will be sent to Participants
In this rare experiential workshop you will be able to explore the healing potential of the sacred Andes musical instruments crafted by variety of materials. (condor feathers, clay ocarinas, jade flutes, reed pan flutes, percussion, strings and wind instruments) some handed down the generations for 5,000 years, voice, sound and chants.
In this experience, you will
- Discover healing techniques and their relation to our physical, mental and spiritual bodies
- Learn how different vibrations and frequencies effect and rejuvenate the inner organs to bring a release of blocked energies, creating energy flow and harmony
- Learn about the ancient Andean ways and connect deeply with Mother Nature
About Don Oscar:
Yachak (shaman) Don Oscar Santillan – KuriCharik (gold or sun in the heart) is a 7th generation sound healer, community leader, and teacher of traditional Andean wisdom from the Otavalo Kichwa Nation in Ecuador. An active member of indigenous organizations, he educates people about culture as well as sustainable development through Fair Trade practices and micro-financing. A Kichwa speaker with a strong connection to the natural world, he has made many radio appearances to spread ancient Andean wisdom and culture. Along with his family, he has created the Pakarinka Sisari, or Center for Ancestral Wisdom, displaying sacred musical instruments, pre-Colombian bowls, and symbolic clay hands for guidance and protection. With the majestic mountain, Imbabura as the backdrop, the center is a place to learn about ancient Andean ways and connect with Mother Nature. He has appeared in two films directed by Iris Brooks and Jon H. Davis. In Languages Lost and Found, he speaks his native tongue and plays a 300-year old condor feather flute and for the new, interactive DVD, Awakening Languages: A Personal Exploration, Sharing, and Questioning.
Do Oscar is the Co-founder of Centro de Sabiduría Ancestral Pakarinka Sisari, Agato, Pichincha, Ecuador.