Santa was a Shaman?!

holy days storytime Dec 15, 2020

In 2013, my mind was blown in discovering Daniel Vitalis's telling of the origins of Santa Clause. Although brief, he breaks down the symbology of modern day Christmas as we know it.

I have since felt a kinship with the Holy Day known as the Winter Solstice. Various wisdom traditions throughout time also herald the Soulstice as one of the great, spiritual thresholds each year. 

The stories that emerge from any spiritual based path, especially stories of holy days, are enigmatic to say the least. But that's partly what peaks our curiosity + inquiry, isn't it? I find it interesting + exciting, at the very least, to consider the merit behind these uncovered tales...

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 Santa was a Shaman?!

+  A DEEPER DIVE...

 The Shamanic Origins of Christmas

              

 

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