Medicine animal card of the day💚

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Medicine animal card of the day💚
Card called: card #42  BAT (REBIRTH)
Meaning: step in the mystery of mesoamerican tribal ritual is the legend of bat..
Akin to the ancient Buddhist belief in reincarnation , in central America.. bat is the symbol of rebirth..the bat has for centuries been treasured medicine of the aztec, Toltec, tolucan, and Mayan people.
but embraces the idea of shamanistic death, the ritual death of the healer is stepped in secrets and highly involved initiation rites…
Shaman death is the symbolic death of the initiate to the old
Ways of life and personal identity…
The initiation that brings the right to heal and to be called shaman is necessarily proceeded by ritual death. Most of these rituals are really hard on the body, mine, and spirits.
In light of today’s standards, it can be very difficult to find a person who can take the abuse and come through it with their balanced intact.
the basic idea of ancient initiation was to break down all the former notions of ” self “that were held by the shaman to be. This couldn’t tell brutal test of physical strength and psychic abilities, and having very emotional button pushed hard.
Tauning and spitting on the initiative was common, and taught him or her to endure the duress with humility and
Fortitude…
The final initiation step was to be buried in the earth for one day and to be reborn without the former ego in the morning.
This ritual is very similar to the night of fear practice by natives of turtle Island. In this ritual, the shaman to be is sent to a certain location to dig his or her grave and spend the night in the womb of Mother Earth totally alone, with the mouth of the grave covered by a blanket.
Darkness, and the sounds of animals prowling, quickly confronts the initiate with his or her fears.
As the darkness of the grave has its place and this ritual, so does the cave of the bat. Hanging upside down as a symbol for learning to transpose your former self into newborn being.
This is also the position that baby this and when they enter the world from the womb of woman.
if that has appeared in your cards today, it symbolizes the need for a ritualistic death of some way of life
That no longer suits your growth pattern…
This can mean a time of letting go of old habits, and assuming the position in life that prepares you for rebirth, or
In some cases initation…
And every case, that signals rebirth of some part of yourself for the death of old patterns. If you resist your destiny, it can be long, drawn out, or painful death… The universe is always asking you to grow and become your future, to do so you must die the shaman’s death…
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