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The Majestic Magnetism of Sacred Sound

Written by Anandra George, The Heart of Sound Is there a difference between Sacred Sound and Ordinary Sound? There is sound and music all around us, but only certain sounds have the power to transport us into the sublime… What is the difference between sacred sound and ordinary sound? Each of us may define that boundary for ourselves, according to …

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Kambarang – The Season of Birth and Renewal

The colour yellow abounds as we welcome Kambarang The seasons in Western Australia have their own distinct flavour, a uniqueness quite unlike anywhere else. If we take a moment to tune into the changing sights and sounds around us, we realise that there is a very real and living language of transition at work. At this time of year, nature speaks …

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Action. Power. Drive. Time to Move Forward this Aries Full Moon

Seek for the jewel of courage that lies deep within Get ready to step into the furnace of deep and powerful transformation. While this Full Moon certainly appears to us in a challenging moon phase, as always, tests and struggles often reveal our greatest lessons and our path back out of the fire. While emotional wounds may feel increasingly tender …

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The Love of Art for Hearts Sake

At The Sound Temple, we’re deeply committed to creative and artistic expression as a way of life. We’re passionate about supporting all forms of artistic endeavour, whether it’s through sound, story, art, movement, textile, painting, writing, craft, singing, breath work or chant.  Art connects us with others, offers deep insights into the Self and often reveals the collectiveness of our …

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Virgo New Moon – Turn Your Own Lemons Into Lemonade

New Moon in Virgo – Time to Stop Procrastinating New Moons are definitely a time for planting seeds. But before we get our gardening gloves on, it’s always good to put some thought into what we’re planting and why.  After all, we reap what we sow… and this idea is especially important to remember during this September 2018 New Moon in Virgo. So, …

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For The Love & Connection that Pure Chocolate Brings

Sacred Ceremonies, Serotonin Surges and Spanish Courts – the alluring history of the Cacao Bean. Cacao has long been thought of as one of the most sacred foods on the planet. Prized throughout the centuries as an aphrodisiac, a powerful medicine and as a currency for trade, the legend of the cacao bean has been long shrouded in hushed reverence, …

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Raspberry Tea for You and Me

Raspberry Tea for You and Me. Tea, for many, is sacred. A ritual. A moment in time to come back to oneself.  Imbued with sociability, it’s often enjoyed with friends. Consumed with cake. Used as a marker of passing time. Linked to feelings of well being. We often stop for a cuppa, a tea break to stretch the legs, take …

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Storytelling is Our Heart & Soul Calling … Listen!

“There is a world behind this world. The old cultures used to be in constant conversation with it through the sacred practices of storytelling, dreaming, ceremony, and song. They invited the Otherworld to visit them, to transmit its wisdom to them, so that they might be guided by an ancient momentum”.  Toko Pa Turner The ancient art of telling stories is …

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Time To Get Your Ducks All Lined Up! New Moon in Leo

The New Moon in Leo invites a time of playful, warm hearted self-expression. After the Full Moon roller coaster and eclipse last month, we are about to step in to a New Moon packed with renewed energy, romance, self-expression, play and promise. Thank goodness for that! The New Moon on the 11th August is a Solar Eclipse and rises in …

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Djilba – Willy Wagtails, Wattlebirds and Swooping Magpies

Explosions of yellow and vibrant blue skies mark the beginning of Djilba Have you noticed the burst of yellow and cream flowers appearing, as if by magic, in the surrounding bush? Each year, at this time, the sudden and stunning vibrance of the Acacias often take us by surprise. It’s a joyful reminder of transience, that the seasons continue to …