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Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

Posted by Monika Meulman on

Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

White Sage, Blue Sage, Russian Sage, Garden Sage, Rosemary, Mugwort, Lavender, Cedar… The list goes on... Which is the right one for you? Smudging is a purification ceremony which involves burning sacred plants for spiritual cleansing. It is a tradition specific to some Indigenous cultures of the Americas, often used in healing and cleansing rituals. The ICT Inc. (Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.)  has given a general definition of the practice in Canada: Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts of a person or place. It allows people to stop and slow down, and reconnect to the earth. ...

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