ONACS Sacred Ceremony
Thai Yoga Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy and Indigenous Traditional Native American Sacred Sweat Lodge Ceremony
Saturday, March 21st, 2015. ONACS Seminary students in the 200 Hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate and the 1008 Hr. SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher Certificate program joined together in not only practicing the indigenous healing of Thai Yoga Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy but to build and participate in Oklevueha Native American Church of SomaVeda Sacred Ceremonies of Sacred Purification Lodge, Sacred Pipe, Stone Blessing and Elders blessings in a good way on the private ONACS Church and SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Seminary College Sanctuary in Brooksville, FL. Medicine Elders, ONACS Chairman Dr. Anthony B. James, Dr. Julie James, ONACS Enota Elders amd Members, Medicine Elder ONAC Buckeye Farm and Medicine Elder- Firekeeper Daniel Kram presided over the sacred healing and dedication for the new ceremonial area and sweat lodge. Current SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, and Indigenous Traditional Natural Medicine seminary students participated in building and attending.
The ONACS Sacred Ceremony is one of many traditional healing tools used by Native Americans in addition to a whole host of related alternative and complimentary therapies. The sweat and the idea of purification and or detoxification by sweating is an ancient practice of Native American Medicine and Sacred Natural Medicine which is also in various forms practiced by many different indigenous, traditional and native cultures such as Thailand, India, North and South America. Additionally sweats serve other valuable purposes such as providing a teaching model for forming meaningful relations with Mother Earth and the wider ecosystem. Building community. Bringing relief to those suffering from Spiritual, Mental, Emotional and or physical illness.
The sacred sweat is a perfect adjunct and compliment to any healing regimen based on natural principles regardless of specific condition.
Click Here to see the Photo Gallery from this March 21st, 2015 ONACS Sacred Ceremony held during the 200 Hr. SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate Program at The Thai Yoga Center in Brooksville, Florida.
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