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Shakti Stories is on a mission to empower The Feminine for all people to flower and thrive.

Shakti is Sanskrit meaning 'the female principle of divine energy’. It is important to me to honour the Hindu lineage and Vedic philosophy from which the concepts of Shakti (creative power) and her consort Shiva (consciousness) are birthed. 

What I mean by "The Feminine" is an internal and eternal principle that transcends gender, but can also be expressed through gender. 

For centuries, women have been twisting and contorting themselves in various ways to fit into the norms & expectations of the world as we know it. 

We are now waking up to all the ways that we’ve been limiting our deeper wisdoms or hiding aspects of our whole truth. The Feminine is not only "passive" and "nurturing".

Expressing more of our essence means becoming aware of the true potential that we have in the body we reside in. The Feminine can be safety, mystery, active receptivity, power, eros and pure aliveness.

Today’s greatest threat to women’s freedom is what Marion Woodman called the “addiction to perfection”. This “never good enough” mentality means that no matter how much we do, it is never enough. 

Inspired by great leaders in the field of Feminine Psychology & Spirituality such as Marion Woodman and Sally Kempton and my teachers Dr. Ana Mozol, Dr. Leslie Ellis, Dr. Jalaja Bonheim, Toko-pa and Tami Lynn Kent I have created this podcast with the hopes of broadening our understanding of feminine psychology and growing together in our embodiment of purpose and pleasure.

Shakti Stories seems to have a life of its own; I am creating it, but also along for the ride!

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Ep.24 “Let the World Kiss You”: Chameli Ardagh’s love of the great mystery

Chameli Ardagh is a yogini and women’s wisdom keeper. Her love of decoding and experimenting with ancient wisdom teachings through her own practice in yogini circles all over the world has crystallized maps of spiritual awakening and leadership that are accessible, practical and honoring of women today. Rooted in earth honouring, devotional women’s spirituality and goddess centered tantric yoga, she is especially appreciated for her love of mythology and storytelling as a key to spiritual awakening and embodiment.

We discussed in this episode:

~ Where therapy work meets spiritual wisdoms.

~ Looking from the attachment lens to bridge psychology and Goddess wisdom.

~ How we all have attachment disorders with our environments and earth.

~ Women’s circle's & physical body as portal to ancient feminine wisdom.

~ How to toss everything up in the air so all can reclaim freedom if we don’t fit into the boxes our society has focused on. And, for those who identify as women, to celebrate so not to have more erasure of the feminine!

~ Therapist as Priestess beating the drum for Inanna's Decent.

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Ep.24 “Let the World Kiss You”: Chameli Ardagh’s love of the great mystery

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Ep.20 Embodying Your Womanhood and Honouring The Wild Feminine Landscape with Tami Lynn Kent

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