In July 2009, Eskimo Elder, Angaangaq, shaman from around the globe, scientists, Jane Goodall and others arrived in Greenland to perform and attend the Sacred Fire Ceremony. Indigenous prophecy has it that when the fire meets the ice at the top of the world, it will melt the ice in the heart of man. This was the moment.
The greatest distance
in the existence of man
is not from here to there nor from there to here.
Nay, the greatest distance in the existence of man
is from his mind to his heart.
Unless he conquers this distance he can never
learn to soar like an eagle,
and realize the immensity within.
A beautiful slideshow, accompanied by Angaangaq's chanting to melt the ice in the heart of man can be enjoyed at http://www.sven-nieder.de/alben/090803_sacred_fire_ceremony/