Can someone share their experience with me so I can know if I did it right. It was my first try and I can’t seem to differentiate between whether I was journeying from the usual images I recieve when meditating.
I layed down on my bed with some earphones to listen to shamanic drum beating, with a blindfold on to block out the light. I imagined I was in a forest with a dark cave up ahead, the sides of the entrance made by bricks. All around me were endless amounts of bamboo trees. My goal was to find my spirit animal. As the drumming went on, I went into a light trance and moved closer to the entrance. Before I went in though, I felt something pulling me away from the cave, so I followed the pull down the path that was behind me.
But it led me no where and I walked down the same path for a while with no new results. Then I opened my eyes and restarted the whole process, using the same cave as my entrance. Not long after I had entered the cave, I didn’t find any ground and felt myself falling for a while. I read that most of the people go down with the help of roots but since my entrance point was a cave then I guess free falling was the way to go.
After falling for a while, I arrived at flat ground which was carved with grey stone, the only source of light coming from above me, only illuminating around me, so I couldn’t see up ahead. Then a flash light came out of nowhere. I began to walk foward without thinking of which direction to go to while waving the flash light around. As I continued to walk, I came across different types of animals, including a fairy, if it is an animal.
I was going by a rule I was told to use, that if I come across at least four different images of the same animal doing different things or behaving in a different way from the other, then that animal is the spirit animal I am looking for. Some animals only appeared once, other than a yeti or was it a sasquatch and different kinds of snakes all slithering around.
I lost count of how many yetis and snakes I saw, so I guess those two are my spirit animals? Please let me know what you think as well as your experiences.