Mount Shasta as a Sacred Place

Northeast side of Mount Shasta, Northern California. Sacred Places          Fixed places in the environment like Mt. Shasta allow people to “dwell” with meaning, or allow people to reflect how they belong, or associate themselves with their particular environment. When there is no permanent place in the world, people use their imagination to transform a place... Continue Reading →

Sacred Places and Mythology

Mount Shasta, California The Importance of Myth and Place             Myths help to negotiate concerns of life and provide a framework for relations with other people, nature, and the sacred. What people maintain as sacred includes myth, symbols, rituals, ceremonies, artifacts, places, and time. Myths provide a link between the known and the mysterious. There... Continue Reading →

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