Sweat Lodge Experiences
Healing Benefits of Sweat Lodge Ceremonies
The sweat ceremony is intended as a spiritual reunion with the creator and a respectful connection to the earth itself as much as it is meant for purging toxins out of the physical body.
The Native American sweat lodge or purification ritual cleans and heals the body, mind, and spirit.
Sweat Lodge Spirit
Cinda Morey captures this photo of a spirit orb inside the frame of the sweat lodge prior to a sweat lodge ceremony led by her husband.
Sweat Lodge Tragedy Timeline
News reports and newest evelopments on the Sedona sweat lodge deaths investigation and upcoming trial.
Responsibility of the Sweat Lodge Water Pourer
Lauri Shainsky shares her experiences and responsibilities as a lodge water pourer.
Sweat Lodge Experiences - What Was Your Sweat Lodge Experience Like?
Readers are asked to share their sweat lodge experiences.
Eagle Butte Sweat Ceremony
Australian woman tells her story about visiting the United States and participating in a Native American sweat lodge ceremony
Native American Sweatlodge - A Spiritual Tradition
A traditional Sweat Lodge is a wickiup made up of slender withes of aspen or willow, or other supple saplings, lashed together with raw hide, or grass or root cordage, although in some areas the lodge was constructed of whatever materials were at hand, from a mud roofed pit house to a cedar bark and plank lodge.
Quintessential Sophism: Saturday's Sweat Lodge
Molly describes her first sweat lodge experience in her online blog. She writes about the preparation for the ceremony (building the lodge, preparing medicine bundles), intentional prayer meditation, honoring children of the world, and exploration of past lifes and past deaths.