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The Hymn of the Universe

What is Mantra, where does it come from and how is it a path to transformation? Often referred to as the language of the Gods, Mantra originated in India and is derived from the Sanskrit language. Recorded in ancient scriptures, these sacred sounds, vibrations and rhythms were discovered by Sages whilst in deep states of mediation. Mantra is said to …

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The Power of Consciousness, Matters and Miracles

How to create a more harmonious world from the inside out – adapted and inspired from Storme’s reflections.  Over this last period of my life, in conjunction with studies surrounding grief and loss, I have identified many aspects, levels and layers of the blueprint I have received from my mother and the generations before her. Through daily interactions with my environment, …

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Viking Kings, Nordic Gods, Norse Myths and Female Valkyrie Warriors

Norse Myths and the Ancient Art of Storytelling The ancient art of telling of stories is deeply rooted in the human language. It is a cultural act of ceremony, community and tradition. Each tale belongs to its own unique lineage and every story brings forth a distinctive taste of place, setting and history. Oral storytelling takes us out of time …

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The History of Mandalas

Mandalas are found among the most ancient art forms created by human beings. Rock carvings found all over the world incorporate the circular form and its variations such as spirals, crosses, concentric circles. It is thought that they express worshipful awe of nature’s cycles and the mysteries of life and death. The alternation of day and night, the ever-changing moon, …

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Once in a Super Moon

Super what? Everyone’s talking about Full Moons, Blood Moons, Super Moons. But what does it all mean? On Wednesday 31st January 2018, astronomically, it’s a pretty big deal.  Not only will there be a Full Moon in the sky but it will appear significantly bigger and brighter than usual. This happens because the moon’s orbit is much nearer to the …

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From Little Things, Big Things Grow

The Mandala Room So this dream started 9 years almost to the day.  I was in Byron Bay completing my yoga training and my husband John found this property on the market.  Within a year we bought it, the little stone cottage complete with a broken down studio that had stood here crying out for love for over 20 years. …

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Wedding Bells, Feathers, Crystals and a Peacock in a Fruit Tree

Married in an orchard with a pair of peacocks, a sound temple, in the bush, planted a fruit tree during the ceremony, family photos in a room with a mandala on the wall, bright purple flowers, peacock feathers and crystal grids………………………….WHAT? This gorgeous young couple who were planning an intimate sacred wedding were told about The Sound Temple by the …

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New Moon January 2018 – Moon in Capricorn

Capricorn Characteristics can be described as Loyal, Ambitious, Dedicated, Focused, Honest, Deliberate, Disciplined, Logical, Patient and Kind.  Supportive, Serious, Dependable, Tolerant, Attentive and Practical rate high on the list too. 

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The Sound Temple Shop

My Call to the Sacred by Melissa Min I was first called to the Chalice Well one hot and heavy afternoon, feeling lonely, tired and deeply overwhelmed by increasing responsibility. A friend told me, over a cup of tea and a kind conversation, that there was so much more to Womanhood than being a wife, a mother or a functioning …

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The Magic of Christmas with Honey Cake on Top

The Story of St Nicholas Once upon a time there lived , far away in the East, a pious man, the Bishop Nicholas. One day he heard that far away in the West was a big town. In this town, all the people suffered from hunger, even the children. Bishop Nicholas called his servants who loved him and said to …