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No. 179 | Mar 13th, 2014  - follow us here: 

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Live at the Eye Concert Series & Cinnamon Magic   
In This Issue
MysticU at Paganicon
Aura Photos & Psychic Readings
Live at the Eye Concert Series
The Magic of Cinnamon
The Magic of Cinnamon
Kyo-nishiki Cinnamon Blend
March Class Preview
Quick Links
Eye of Horus Metaphysical
3012 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-872-1292  |  888-872-1292

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11am to 7pm Sunday

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Happy snow melt. At least here in Minnesota, we are seeing the first signs of spring, even before the Equinox. To help heat things up, we are featuring Cinnamon in this newsletter. It's often thought to be a winter spice, but it has many uses year round, and some of us just love a sprinkle in our coffee or tea, or to burn as an incense. We give you a little bit of the lore and a couple options from the Eye.

We're also thrilled to let everyone know that ghost hunter and psychic Bobby Sullivan will be reading at the Eye every Wednesday, and we wanted to introduce him in this newsletter.

This weekend, Eye of Horus will be at the Paganicon conference in St Louis Park, in addition to being open all weekend at the store. We will be carrying the books for most of the Authors who will be on panels at the convention (or presenting workshops and rituals). Just check out the dealers room on the first floor below the programming rooms. In addition, the Eye has a room of it's own we're calling MysticU - so matriculate on over to Suite 231! We will be celebrating with refreshments every night, and on Saturday we have several things planned, as detailed below.

If Paganicon isn't your thing, we do have a full weekend at our store in Minneapolis, as well. We'll see you here or there.

Blessed Be, Walk in Wisdom and all that Jazz,

Jane the Scribe 


Paganicon is this weekend!
March 14-16


Eye of Horus is proud to be a sponsor and the official bookseller for Paganicon, joining over 20 other vendors in the dealers room. We will also have a hospitality suite with events throughout the day on Saturday . . . just look for "MysticU" in Suite 231  for


Programing Saturday at Mystic U

8:30 - 10:30 Morning Meds
Healthy Vegan Breakfast Fare (Fruits, Veggies and Nuts, Juices, Tea, Coffee) plus open Reiki Share and Conversation

2:00 Shamanic Drumming / Journey Session
Bring your drum to help keep a steady beat, or come for the journey.

3:00 Singing Bowl Energy Workshop
JRob with bowls explores the many uses of singing bowls for all kinds of energy and healing work. 

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Paganicon 2014

When: March 14th to 16th, 2014.  

Where: The Doubletree Park Place in St. Louis Park, MN

Full Weekend and Day Registration Rates

  • Full Weekend Registration is $80.00
  • Friday Only: $20
  • Saturday Only (includes ball): $50
  • Sunday Only: $30
  • Paganicon Ball Only:  $15

Register Online Now

Click here for more information>   

Aura Photos & Psychic Readings
Wednesday Evenings with Bobby Sullivan

Bobby Sullivan, Psychic Readings and Aura Photography
Bobby Sullivan
Have you gotten an Aura Photo yet? How about an in-depth psychic reading? Now every Wednesday at the Eye, you can do both with Bobby Sullivan! Nothing about his quick wit and laid back approach speaks of his unusual gifts...

Look a little closer, and you'll find that Bobby Sullivan ventured down a road that has taken him a long way from where he started. After a long career as a senior executive in the Minneapolis advertising industry, Sullivan chose a path which led him to develop the intuitive and healing abilities he possessed from an early age.

In 1998, Bobby signed up for a class taught by well-known author Echo Bodine. He says, "Meeting Echo for the first time was like seeing a long-lost friend. We quickly became close, and after a year of being her student, she asked me to work along side her as a teaching assistant."


In addition to his Psychic Readings, Bobby is known for his Aura Photos in which he interprets the auras of his clients he photographs with his Aura imaging equipment. "It is really fun for people to actually see how what is happening in their lives can show up in their Auras."

Book an Aura Reading, Psychic Reading or Both! Call 612-872-1292 or book online:

Book YOur Reading or Aura Photo Online  


Read more about Bobby and Aura Photography>  


Live at the Eye
A Concert Series in the Inner Sanctum

Live at the Eye 2014 Concert Series Launches

Eye of Horus is thrilled to announce our concert series, Live at the Eye, for 2014. Expect to see a number of local musicians, but also some exceptional national artists. We've hosted individual concert events in the past in the Inner Sanctum and since music is an integral part of spiritual practice, we wanted to expand on the kinds of good vibrations here at the Eye by offering a regular concert series. There are currently five acts confirmed. (Click here to see the full line up.) Although all the acts are unique, you will see themes of myth, nature, and magic expressed to some degree by all of them. The Live at the Eye concert series starts in April with a lineup of performers, so you three for the price of one.

Crow Call, Ellie Bryan and Sister Species Live at the Eye

Friday, April 25th, 6:30-9pm - Click here to Get Tickets 

Crow Call, Ellie Bryan plus Sister Species
April 25th - Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the Door

Crow Call is Ellie Bryan and Peter Ruddy, a folk duo from south Minneapolis that combines traditional Folk/Americana genres with minor chords and subtle metal influences. On the 5-string banjo and 12-string acoustic guitar they perform dark originals that draw influences from ancient mythology and personal experiences, alongside old-time traditional songs, blurring the dichotomy of the old and the new; the traditional and the modern. Together they write deep, thought provoking music that transports the listener to personal place, as well as up-tempo traditional songs that transport the listener back in time. Check out their Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/crowcallmpls 


Sheath and Knife
Sheath and Knife by Ellie Bryan
  After Crow Call and Ellie Bryan perform their sets, Sister Species will take the stage, or rather the floor, since this is an intimate venue and there isn't a stage. You can find them on facebook as well, at facebook.com/sisterspecies Sister Species is comprised of:
Abby Kastrul- vocals, guitar
Emily Kastrul- vocals, accordion, piano, pandeiro
Green Bouzard-violin, chorus
Henry Spruth- bass, chorus
Stephen Gregg- percussion, chorus This alchemical mix of folk musicians will swiftly sweep you off your feet with their sweet harmonies. Sister Species shrewdly blends both classically-trained and self-taught musicians into a swirl of fluid folk and catchy riffs, carried on the haunting, floating, and satisfyingly full harmonies of the Kastrul sisters.


Sister Species - The Climb - Live at 404 West
Sister Species - The Climb - Live at 404 West


Click here to reserve your seats - space is extremely limited! Want to see what else we have in store for our Live at the Eye concert Series? Click here for the full article (and remember to share)>


The Magic of Cinnamon
It's for more than candy or cooking

This common spice is used for all kinds of good things. Reddish brown in color, cinnamon is associated with the element of fire, the sun and the God Apollo. As such we think it is ideal to bring in the spring, and well, all good things.

It is definitely a hottie - it is said to fire up the male libido; attract luck, money and love; and is a great smelling herb to purify a space, especially a healing space. More than four thousand years ago, the Chinese wrote about Cinnamon for Healing. Old folk lore advises to sprinkle ground cinnamon in cabinets to discourage bugs.  Modern science is discovering all the good that cinnamon can do, including helping to regulate blood sugar. Though, as with any herb, it should be used in moderation, a little goes a long way, and although it is good for an upset stomach, large amounts are to be avoided during pregnancy.

One of the great things about Cinnamon, is that it is easy to come by, so you can add it to a potpourri quite easily, or add a pinch to the melted wax of  a votive or tea light candle. But if you want the scent to bless a room, nothing is better than incense. We have a number of options available, and we're highlighting a couple in this issue.

Cinnamon Cone Incense
Tulasi ~ India

Cinnamon Incense Cones
Cinnamon Incense Cones
Why settle for cinnamon powder on a wooden stick when you can get a solid cone of incense?  For the times when you really want to fill a room with scent, cone incense is awesome!

Offering the spicy fragrance that we all know and love, Tulasi Cinnamon incense cones can be burned to attract love and wealth, or to simply imbue your living space with the fragrance of cinnamon.

Each box of 15 incense cones comes with a small metal burner which should be placed on a heat safe dish or surface. We often use a small bowl filled with sand.  Just light the tip of the incense cone and burn until the incense starts to glow, then carefully blow out the flame. At just $1.95 for a box, you can't go wrong!

Pick up Cinnamon Incense cones today>

Kyo-nishiki - a Cinnamon Blend
(Kyoto Autumn Leaves by Shoyeido ~ India)

Kyoto Autumn Leaves
Sandalwood, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Benzoin and Spices
It may seem strange to burn an autumn incense for spring, but this is an rich and warming scent which also includes Sandalwood as a primary ingredient, so it is a supreme blessing for any space, but especially a healing space, yoga studio or anywhere there is active meditation. Like all japanese incense, these sticks are solid incense, without a wood core. They can be burned in any stick holder or in a bowl of sand.

Created to inspire one's inner spirit, this affordable fragrance contains sandalwood and a touch of cinnamon. Kyo-nishiki (Kyoto Autumn Leaves) is just one of a wide selection of traditional Japanese scents, practical and easy to use everyday, for any occasion. That's why it's part of the Daily Incense series.
  • 35 sticks - 8.75" (22 cm) long
  • Approximate burning time: 50 minutes per stick
  • Ingredients: Sandalwood (Santali lignum), Cinnamon (Cinnamonomi cortex), Patchouli (Pogostemi herba), Benzoin (Benzoinum) and spices.
This is even a better buy than the cone incense at just $3.95 (about 11 cents a piece!).
 Pick up a box of Kyo-nishiki today>

Coming up at the Eye
Click on the title for online registration or more detailed descriptions (events above are not repeated here)...

Nordic Horn Ceremony Workshop with Kari Tauring, V├Âlva         
March 16th (Sunday) 2:00-4:00pm
History and myth combine to paint a picture of Horn ritual in Northern Europe from the Ice Age to today. Discover the oorlog (deep history) of humanities sacred relationship with the bison, cow, medicine and sacred drink. Learn and perform two horn ceremonies that you can use at home! $30

Wiccan Seeker Class
March 18th (Tuesday) 7-9pm ~ 3rd Tuesday Each Month
March Topic is Sabbats: The Wheel of the Year ~ an overview of the Eight Sabbats held sacred by the Wicca ~ Are you new to Wicca and Paganism and want to learn more about it? Do you wonder about the differences of working with a coven or as a solitary witch? Maybe you've been doing some experimenting on your own but want a solid foundation and that connection with community that books can't provide.  Donation: $5

Auras and Our Energy with Bobby Sullivan
March 19th (Wednesday) 6:30-9pm
In this class we will explore what an Aura is, where our Aura is located and how to actually see it. We'll examine the different layers of the Aura and the Chakra system. Learn how to ground, protect and clear your energy and the areas you live and dwell in as well as how to raise your own vibration. The class will also cover a few exercises you can use to feel, see and experience Auras in new way. Class $35

Twin Cities Tarot Meetup - 4th Wednesday of the Month
March 26th (Wednesday) 7-8:30pm
Calling all Tarot enthusiasts! Come to Eye of Horus on the 4th Wednesday of each month. This is a gathering designed to appeal to all levels of knowledge & skill. Donation: $5

Advanced Rune Workshop with Kari Tauring, M.A.T.
March 29th (Saturday) 1-3pm
For those with a good grasp of the elder futhark runes, take it deeper. In this repeatable intensive, we will discuss and experiment with bind runes, rune galdr for healing and wyrd work, and the use of runes in journeying through the world tree. You can take this class more than once because you can always go deeper with the runes, and Kari can tune each class to your questions and interests. Class $30

Reiki I Certification with Chuck Kausalik-Boe M.A.
March 30th (Sunday) 11:30am-6:30pm
This course gives you the foundation for practicing the ancient Reiki system of natural healing, which dates back to the time of Buddha. Learn the history and uses of Reiki, instruction on healing self & others. Receive four energy attunement ceremonies and certificate. $125

Past Lives and Reincarnation with Bobby Sullivan
April 2nd (Wednesday) 6:30-9pm
Explore the possibility of accessing your Past Lives. Learn about reincarnation, karma and how we can bring issues, talents and relationships with us from other lives. Discover how a Past Life Regression can possibly reverse negative life patterns such as poor relationship choices, limiting beliefs, fears and phobias, blocked creativity, addictions and health problems $35

Advanced Tarot - the Court Cards with Chuck Kausalik-Boe M.A.
April 5th (Saturday) 1:30-3:30pm
An intensive discussion and tutoring session with Tarot Master Chuck Kausalik-Boe. There will be a special focus on the complexities and possibilities of the Tarot Court Cards. Be sure to bring your questions and comments! $30

Volva Stav Journey Session with Kari Tauring
April 6th (Sunday) 1-2pm
This is for people who have worked with the stav and have a grasp of the nine worlds and runes. A group stav session into the nine worlds. Topics vary each month including galder to vibrate the web, sending healing as a group, exploring the soul complex, and meeting with fyglia (animal spirit guides) or disr (ancestor guides). $15

Drop Spindle Magic with Kari Tauring
April 6th (Sunday) 2:30-4pm
Singing runes into the spin and using the energy of the spinning to send spell was such powerful magic that the church made spinning and weaving songs and charms illegal. That was then, this is now. As you learn to card and spin wool, Kari will tell you stories about the Norns (fate spinners), the web of wyrd, and ÷orlog and teach you a few "illegal" songs. $15

Reiki II Class - Advanced & Distance Healing with Chuck Kausalik-Boe M.A.
April 13th (Sunday) 11:30am-6:30pm
The Usui Reiki Second Degree Class (or Reiki Level II Class) will expand your understanding, and your Reiki abilities. Learn Healing Symbols. Become certified to give Reiki treatments to others professionally. Uncover the mysteries of Distance Healing. Learn to work with Reiki to intuitively hear and receive inner guidance and heighten your spirituality and more! $175

If you do not register online, please call 612-872-1292 to register in advance if you plan to attend. Classes do fill up!  Please note that preregistration is required for most classes. Any classes with fewer than 3 participants preregistered may be cancelled.


"Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion."
~H.H. Dalai Lama       

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