The Aliveness of Time
An Interview with Gabriela Jurosz-Landa

September 27, 2019

Interview by
Joanna Harcourt-Smith

In this week’s episode Gabriela Jurosz-Landa speaks with Joanna about: the cycles of time and 2012; the concrete, qualitative aliveness of time for the Maya culture; the day we were born determines our animal guardian vibration; a vivid, rich ecology of time; transcendence and transformation through Nature, prayer and vibrant ceremony; communicating with the qualities of time; the initiation process to becoming a day-keeper; asking for wisdom from the numinous forces; opening doors through lifting our heart; the place of women in Maya culture and spirituality; opening to new possibilities as a human beings.

Gabriela Jurosz-Landa: “I am a cultural anthropologist, specializing in systems of values throughout different cultures and societies. As an art critic with an anthropological perspective, I have published extensively, and have been an advisor to museums and exhibitions. I advise on the board of Berlin-based literary contest Federleicht and www.florencebelskyfoundation. My poetry has been published and nominated in literary publications and my artwork has been exhibited internationally. Initiated as a Maya day-keeper, I lecture about Thinking the Maya Way, bridging the rational and spiritual realms.”

Her new book is “Transcendent Wisdom of the Maya: The Ceremonies and Symbolism of a Living Tradition”.

Photo by Gabriela Gernat Ksandr

“I Can’t Sit Still”, original music by Evarusnik

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