Sacred Clown and Ancient Wisdom
The Koshare (pronounced as Ko-Sha-Rey) is the sacred clown of the Pueblocultures of New Mexico. A trickster figure, the Koshare clown disruptsand unmasks what is considered status quo in order to “provide thetherapeutic space to heal.” Akin to Lear’s Fool, whose chaotic languagepoints the way to Lear’s eventual wisdom, the sacred clown is that whichwe of the modern world dismiss at our peril.Why? Because he is, despite his mischief, rudeness and chaos, a repositoryof ancient wisdom – that which acknowledges authentic being and creativeengagement to be the fundamental healing forces of the universe. At theend of the day, the sacred clown echoes a deep, penultimate wisdom,like the primordial E flat major chord that opens Wagner’s “Ring” Cycle:how do we get back to what we were at the beginning of creation when wewere nothing but pure, harmonic sound?
Just as mentoring used to be a "taken for granted skil" of life in community that now need fostering, intergenerational conversation/dialogue is the way of the Koshare...
At Ko~Sha~Rey Rhythms we approach this learning process from a Holistic Wellness Circle
A Wellness Circle that connects restorative sleep, diet, exercise and lifestyle ~~ particularly as it relates to the people most sensitive to daily life rhythms: wee ones and "eldsters" ~~~
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