Meaning of Babaylan and this beautiful Mandala

I learned about the Babaylan upon moving home to the Bay Area in 2011.  Leny Mendoza had just coordinated the first homecoming in Santa Rosa in 2010.  I heard my spirit called home.  I had no idea about the profound challenges and changes my daughters and I would be going through as our united rite of passage.  I'll be adding to this particular journal/blog entry over time, like the many parts of this tree of life.  My mother is one of 16 with 8 sisters and 7 brothers.

https://www.isiswomen.org/downloads/wia/wia-2006-2/02wia06_06GirlieA.pdf

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