Wabun Spirit Keeper of the East Wind

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 Wabun Spirit Keeper of the East Wind

The Spirit Keeper of the East Wind is Wabun or Eagle.  Wabun shows us power through illumination and wisdom. The season of the East Wind is Spring. The time of awakening from winter’s rest, a time of vitality and purity of energy. The animal totem of Wabun is Eagle who gives us the Medicine of Spirit. The color totem is red which symbolizes vital energy. The time of day represented is Morning in the East Wind.

Wabun, the Spirit Keeper of the East position on the Native American Medicine Wheel, is influenced by the element of air. This power totem is the Chief Animal Totem of the Budding Trees Moon, the Frogs Return Moon, and the Corn Planting Moon. Spring and the East Wind represent the time of our human lives of infancy and early childhood. This can be the actual time of life or the infancy or childhood phase of an idea. Also the infancy and childhood of where we are in our life path of spiritual learning.

Wabun is straightforward in his power. It is that of new beginnings. Wabun brings the time of new growth to all of earth’s children. The time of Wabun is the time of freshness, newness, enthusiasm, and creativity. The East is truly a time of rebirth, a time when all things are possible. It is a time of innocence and a time of awakening.

Wabun brings the eternal promise of spring. Wabun helps us to know that each moment can be a new beginning. The gifts of Wabun are the gifts of spontaneity, playfulness, wonder, inquisitiveness, and truth saying. Wabun brings the abilities to explore, to feel high energy, to be full of curiosity, to question everything, and to have the determination to see what is around the corner. People born with Wabun as their Spirit Keeper feel that they are the messengers of truth.

The time of Wabun and the East Wind is a magical time both for the earth and for all of her children. It is a time when everything seems to be possible, when each breath, each moment is a new beginning, when incredible energy is available for growth on all levels.

Some of the important lessons you can learn in the East are how to turn the knowledge of the Spirit outward and how to find a way to take this knowledge into the world. Wabun provides a good time to take advantage of your clear-sightedness, your ability to work with things of the earth while still remembering the lessons you have learned from other realms.

The time of Wabun is the time of healing of the mind. This is the place we seek if we seek if we need to find the truth of life and get rid of any lies that might be binding us to old places that keep us from new beginnings.

The powers of Wabun and the East Wind are those of truth, of openness, of illumination. Exploring Wabun will help you to know how to let the sacred energy that is the Creator flow freely and vitally throughout your whole being.

~Mitakuye Oyasin~ We are all related

About Beverly Two Feathers

Bev Owens writes as a Squidoo lensmaster under the pen name of BevsPaper. Bev also writes for the blog Old West Legends. She is the author and owner of the blog Native American Totems. Her Google+ profile is Beverly Owens
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11 Responses to Wabun Spirit Keeper of the East Wind

  1. Alex says:

    This post is poetic in nature, and has turned me onto a new resource to turn to as I try to find my place as not a disruption in the gentle flowing stream, but as part of the stream.

    I’m finding it imperative to wash away the lies that hold me to the past. Specifically the lies I bought into for 20 plus years of my life. Lies that dictated, no matter how unhappy I was, I had to act a certain way or be branded with a scarlet letter.

    Wabun will be my guide as I seek the truth of who I am.

    Besides, I have ALWAYS dug birds of prey. So regal, not to mention the lords of the dome ;)

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  3. mukunda22 says:

    Beautiful, Bev–I love birds of prey, too, Alex! They exemplify great strength and power.

    Love your posts, Bev.
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  4. John Sitton says:

    There is wealth and wisdom in the words you write from the treasure chest of Native America’s sacred symbolism and beliefs. My direction is more and more attracted to the affinity these fundamental beliefs have toward my soul and have toward the teachings of the One Great Spirit of us all!
    .-= John Sitton´s last blog ..michey commented on the blog post Daily Prayer For Healing 12/23/2009-Your Prayer For Today =-.

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  7. TSwain says:

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  9. Bergy247 says:

    Excellent website…very inspiring! So I can speak intelligently to my friends, can you please tell me how to pronounce Wabun correctly?

    Is it “WAY-bun”…”WAH-bun”…”wah-BUN”…”wah-BOON”…or something else? Thanks!

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