My Article Thai Occult Road Trip in Issue 40 of Indie Shaman Magazine.

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I have written an extensive article on my very first trip in September 2017 to meet the remarkable and sublime Ajarns of Northern Thailand in the 40th issue of Indie Shaman. During this first trip, with the assistance of Peter Jenx, author and photographer of The Thai Occult book series as my guide, I met Ajarn Suea, Ajarn Nanting and Ajarn Apichai, experiencing what can only be described as life-changing rituals and experiences that have quite literally tattooed themselves to myself and my life. The article describes in detail my participation in the Thai Lanna Buddhist Satuang, Sak Yant, Na Naa Thong and Kasin Fai rituals. Indie Shaman is a subscriber only magazine. Its Good Causes Fund was set up in 2008 and each year donates money towards good causes, primarily wildlife rescues nominated by members of the community. This has included Wolf Watch UK, Save Knock Iveagh and Wildcat Haven. Being a subscriber not only gives you access to an excellent magazine but also helps to protect and preserve our precious environment. You can subscribe to Indie Shaman here.

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Electronic Musician • Artist • Shaman • Born in Newport, South Wales, Sheer Zed started singing at the age of eight. He showed an interest in audio production, producing experimental tape shows in his bedroom at the age of eleven and started to write songs at sixteen. With a strong leaning to electronic based music, Sheer Zed recorded an industrial electronic album "Electro-Punk ’86" during the 1980’s. Sheer Zed has been releasing music through his own (SZR) Music label since 2002. Festivals and numerous radio shows such as The Dark Outside, The Phantom Circuit, The Numbers Broadcast, Frome FM's Homely Remedies and The Alrealon Musique Show have all featured Sheer Zed’s peculiar brand of outsider electronics. For over thirty years Sheer Zed has worked with many artists, collectives and groups. Louder Than War have reviewed Sheer Zed's music as "extraordinary", "immersive" and "exciting". CompulsionOnline have described Sheer Zed's music as "surreal", "invigorating" and "intricate". TQ music zine declared Sheer Zed's music a "tour de force". The artist Val Denham said Sheer Zed was a "Fire eating freak of god damn nature!" The Bandcamp compilations Terse Greetings 2015 from Australia’s Severed Heads, Several by Several (a compilation supporting the late great John Several) and the 95 track #MoreInCommon Hope Not Hate compilation promoting peace and tolerance have all featured Sheer Zed’s eclectic electronic music •

Categories Ajarns, Buddhism, Goddess Worship, Holy Practioners, Magick, Mantras, Meditation, Occult, Philosophy, Ritual, Sak Yant, Shamanism, Takrut, Thai Lanna Buddhism, ThailandLeave a comment

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