Imelda Almqvist's Personal Blog

This blog is about paying close attention to the mysteries and magic of life that inform my paintings, poems and art videos!  It is also about the Northern European Ancestral tradition and Old Norse wisdom teachings. I have committed to writing regular blogs about major festivals and feast days - because I feel it is important for those people who feel ancestral or spiritual resonance with this to find inspiration and quality information here. Also because many of my students have requested I do so! 


I hope that you will enjoy my blogs! If you would like to receive some soul food delivered directly to your in-box (about 6 - 8 times a year) please consider joining my mailing list!


Please note that for years I used to write a blog on Wordpress.com offering a shamanic perspective on many life issues and major world events. Those blogs are still up and they offer wealth of specialised information on tricky questions and matters.

https://imeldaalmqvist.wordpress.com/  (blog)

This blog is about paying close attention to the mysteries and magic of life that inform my paintings, poems and art videos! It is also about the Northern European Ancestral tradition and Old Norse wisdom teachings. I have committed to writing regular blogs about major festivals and feast days - because I feel it is important for those people who feel ancestral or spiritual resonance with this to find inspiration and quality information here. Also because many of my students have requested I do so! I hope that you will enjoy my blogs! If you would like to receive some soul food delivered directly to your in-box (about 6 - 8 times a year) please consider joining my mailing list! Please note that for years I used to write a blog on Wordpress.com offering a shamanic perspective on many life issues and major world events. Those blogs are still up and they offer wealth of specialised information on tricky questions and matters. https://imeldaalmqvist.wordpress.com/ (blog)

Imelda Almqvist is an international teacher of shamanism and sacred art. Her book Natural Born Shamans: A Spiritual Toolkit For Life (Using shamanism creatively with young people of all ages) was published by Moon Books in 2016 and her second book Sacred Art: A Hollow Bone for Spirit (Where Art Meets Shamanism) will be published in March 2019. She was a presenter on the Shamanism Global Summit in both 2016 and 2017 and is a presenter on Year of Ceremony with Sounds True. She divides her time between the UK, Sweden and the US. She is currently working on her third book Medicine of the Imagination. www.shaman-healer-painter.co.uk (website) https://imeldaalmqvist.wordpress.com/ (blog) https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=imelda+almqvist (YouTube channel: interviews, presentations and art videos)


 
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Of Call-out Culture and 21st Century Witch Hunts

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My Mushroom Teachers

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A Winter Night With Baduhenna

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The Night Garden of Forgiveness

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PERSEPHONE LIVES - A Blog for Autumn Equinox 2019

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Ancient Goddesses Indigenous to The Netherlands: Nehalennia, Hludana and Tanfana

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Nordic Prayers for Death Rituals and Funerals

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What is wrong with the word “shaman”?! (Reflections and Alternatives)

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The Runes: Uthark versus Futhark

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Staying In The Place Of Love

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Of Call-out Culture and 21st Century Witch Hunts

In this article Imelda Almqvist, international teacher of Sacred Art, Seidr and the Ancestral Wisdom Teachings of Northern Europe, shares her reflections on a deep-seated sense of ...  more  

My Mushroom Teachers

In this blog Imelda Almqvist, international teacher of Sacred Art and Seidr/The Ancestral Wisdom Teachings of Northern Europe, asks mushrooms in the Forests of Sweden to be her tea...  more  

A Winter Night With Baduhenna

In this blog Imelda Almqvist, international teacher of Sacred Art and Seidr, (/The Ancestral Wisdom Teachings of Northern Europe), seeks an audience with an old Frisian goddess cal...  more  

The Night Garden of Forgiveness

In this blog Imelda Almqvist, international teacher of Sacred Art and Seidr, explores the dark side or Night Garden of forgiveness and her journey of unhooking from the Karmic Fami...  more  

PERSEPHONE LIVES - A Blog for Autumn Equinox 2019

Blog by Imelda Almqvist, international teacher of Sacred Art and Seidr : "The day of the Autumn Equinox is approaching fast. Recently I have found myself wondering: on what days ex...  more  

Ancient Goddesses Indigenous to The Netherlands: Nehalennia, Hludana and Tanfana

In this blog Imelda Almqvist describes a ceremony she performed to connect with three ancient goddesses indigenous to her country of birth, The Netherlands: Nehalennia, Hludana and...  more  

Nordic Prayers for Death Rituals and Funerals

In this blog international teacher of Sacred Art and Seidr Imelda Almqvist presents ancient sacred texts from the Nordic region offering material that can be used for death rituals...  more  

What is wrong with the word “shaman”?! (Reflections and Alternatives)

In this article international teacher of Sacred Art and Seiðr Imelda Almqvist explains why the use of the words "shaman" and "shamanism" by western people is controversial and she ...  more  

The Runes: Uthark versus Futhark

Imelda Almqvist, teacher of Seidr and Northern Tradition material, discusses what the rune row known as Uthark is and how it relates to the Futhark.  more  

Staying In The Place Of Love

Staying In The Place Of Love is a blog about a vision that appeared in a recent dream, about asking The Divine Mother (as you understand her) to create a temple in your heart for h...  more  

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