As many of u know I am praying and walking upon Pachamama Mother Earth welcoming thee changes......Transmutating and Transforming
Serving,volunteering and working with non profits,Grassroots crews,Indigenous Tribes,Agents of Change around the whirrled for many years mining the tunnels for storms to come catalyze and create CHANGE.
Now the time has come to start a non profit In Lak'ech Foundation.For many years some of my grassrootz friends and I did not agree with starting a non profit as we felt we may be forced to be pencil pushers in a dingy office and forget about being out on the frontlines.Unfortunately we have witnessed many non profits become so big that they never spend any time in the woods being with the land they are "protecting" and some non profits are really fronts for major Corporations to wreck havoc upon our planet.
There are many Non Profits out there doing the work and cocreating with grassroots groups and I have been blessed to volunteer & work with amazing non profit organizations who have helped the grassrootz movement in many wayz.
Now the time has come for all of the Changemakers to create a non profit which serves as a balance between the Agents of Change,the grassroots and the non profit whirrled.A voice for those who would rather not speak out in order to protect their village,a place where grassroots friends can find support to write a grant ,a place where Indigenous Peoples are heard,a place where we can all come together and work together for the benefit of all beings.
I just attended Bioneers where Agents of Change,Ecologists,Biologists,Teachers,clowns and many beings who care about the planet were PRESENT to align forces in changing the world one step at a time.
What we all realized is .....that as many tribes gathered together we are STRONG and we all need each other.
UNITY is key in CHANGE.
Division is in the past and TribalReality is now.....
Many people came together from all over the world from various walks of life who may or may not do so in a ordinary setting.
I am inspired once again in order to inspire others to take action for Pachemama and all that she is.
To all the participants,speakers,facilitators and coordibators of Bioneers MUCHAS GRACIAS...thank u.
Manifesting a non profit organization is not a easy task yet it is one that I am called to as In Lak'ech Foundation will serve many.
I am putting a call out for a webdesigner and webmaster,Agents of Change who share a similiar vision,Grassroootz volunteers who wish to be involved with an amazing foundation and work and learn from some of the last remaining Indigenous Tribes.
*We are the ones we have been waiting for and we are calling YOU *
The website will be up soon with your help.The Rainforest is calling......are u listening ?
As the wind moves medicine comes in to heal all that hurts to wipe the slate clean for all generations.It is up to us to protect the land where the Medicines grow and to CULTIVATE.....keep cultivating within.
For now Tribe me or contact me for more information:
In Lak'ech Foundation
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Now I wish to share with u the meaning of In Lak'ech and why this name has come.
*CENTER OF THE SUN*
In Mayan tradition there is a greeting that many people working with Mayan wisdom know of. It is In Lak'ech. We understand In Lak'ech to mean I am another yourself (A modern day interpretation) and also means I am you, and You are me (A traditional Mayan interpretation) We have come to understand that this Mayan greeting is an honoring for each other and a statement of unity. In Lak'ech mirrors the same sediment of other beautiful greetings such as Namaste for East India and Wiracocha for the Inca. The Maya greeting, In Lak'ech goes beyond these unity statements and what I learned as a child. What few understand is that In Lak'ech is more than an honorable Maya greeting. It is a moral code. It is a way to live, not only with human beings, but with ALL forms of life in our cosmos!
When one lives the Mayan code of In Lak'ech, we understand that everything we do in this dimension effects all life and spirit in the cosmos, either in a positive or negative way, depending on our actions and motivations. As Mayan Elder, Hunbatz Men teaches, we can say In Lak'ech to each other, In Lak'ech to the trees, In Lak'ech to the sky, In Lak'ech to the birds, In Lak'ech to the stars and so on. This action of In Lak'ech is honoring and acknowledging our intimate connection and unity with all life. When we live the code of In Lak'ech we send essential energy filled with love and respect to other life forms. Solely focusing on the avoidance of causing harm is a neutral action. One is not harmed, but none benefits from the connection either. When we practice In Lak'ech, we are producing and sending positive and vital energy to all other forms of life. When we practice In Lak'ech we quit being neutral and take action in a positive way by adding to the positive experience of being connected with all life. When we practice In Lak'ech with a tree, the tree benefits from the interaction. Remember when you give your energy to any other life form you are also giving to yourself! You do not give your energy away to something separate from yourself. You are giving to another part of yourself!
Living the wisdom of In Lak'ech can also be applied to the unseen worlds. The realm of spirit benefits by our positive interactions with it. Applying In Lak'ech with the unseen worlds is a very important and vital action. Mayan Elder, Hunbatz Men's teacher and uncle, Don Beto said "Modern civilization is losing respect for all that comes from the Great Spirit. Many of the different animals that I used to see around this jungle are physically gone, the big trees are gone too. Everything is disappearing physically and my spirit grieves for this reason. I always implore the sacred Hunab K'u that we are not left without the essence-spirit of all that is gone and that, some day, He sends again the physical beauty we no longer see." Here Don Beto was sharing with us how to practice In Lak'ech with the unseen world so life will continue to manifest in our beautiful 3D reality. A subtle action of living In Lak'ech is honoring all life by giving back to that which gives to us. Instead of solely taking from the spirit world by asking for insight and direction, give back your heart, love, and appreciation to the unseen worlds and the Great Spirit. The world of the Great Spirit is where we came from, and without it we would not be here at all. Remember you are that unseen world and that world is YOU! When you give to that unseen world you are giving to yourself.
In a bigger picture you can also practice In Lak'ech with other dimensions. We can practice In Lak'ech with the lower dimensions from which we evolved. We can practice In Lak'ech with the higher dimensions and prepare a place to where we can evolve. In our limiting and linear 3D reality, it is easy for us to forget about honoring other worlds that are an intimate part of our existence.
In our spiritual path and our sacred service to humanity, we can practice In Lak'ech tirelessly because when and what we give to others is giving energy to ourselves. When we give, we receive. The more one practices In Lak'ech, the more we receive. What goes around comes around. The more humanity begins to live In Lak'ech, the less we will think in terms of our separateness. There can be no competition, jealousy or envy between us, because we are pieces of each other. We can share and help each other with our connections, ideas, resources without fear that there will be not be enough to go around. When we live the concept of unity, abundance and wholeness there is unity, abundance and wholeness!
Intrepretation by Center of the SUN
Aluna Joy Yaxk'in
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