“I make sure to put aside moments for my own healing, meditating, relaxing, refocusing & recharging. It brings me such a calming comfort & sense of Self, Life, Love & Tranquility.”~Maxwanette A Poetess
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Where did the practice originate?
Burning sage — also known as smudging — is an ancient spiritual ritual.
Smudging has been well established as a Native American cultural or tribal practice, although it isn’t practiced by all groups.
We have the traditions of many Native American peoples to thank for its use. This includes the Lakota, Chumash, Cahuilla, among others.
Many other cultures around the world share similar rituals.
Read on to learn more about the benefits of burning sage and how you can use it to improve your overall well-being.