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NATURAL INCENSE & OILS

Scented Incense

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 Incense can be burned during times of meditation, prayer, general reflection or to help  cleanse and clear the air and make a space sacred.  Native Americans  burn bundles of sage, known as smudge sticks, to help clear the air of negative energy. 

Sold at Sunflower Nursery

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You can find Shabaka's Natural Oils at Sunflower Nursery in Gardena.


Sunflower Farms Nursery has been owned and operated by the Akiyama family since 1975.  There goal is to help us love growing plants, gardening, and our landscape. 


https://www.sunflowerfarmsnursery.com

History Of Incense

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 One of the oldest extant incense burners originates from the 5th dynasty. The Temple of Deir-el-Bahari in Egypt contains a series of carvings that depict an expedition for incense. The Babylonians used incense while offering prayers to divining oracles.

CLOTHING

Koi Carp | T-shirt

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   Swimming Koi represent advancement and determination representing courage, perseverance and good fortune.  Together in a koi pond, they represent love and friendship.

Kokopelli | 501 Levi Jeans

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  Kokopelli brings good fortune and prosperity to anyone who will listen to his songs. His flute  announces his coming and, as he leaves, the crop is bountiful. Kokopelli is a positive divinity, adored by the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni and Anasazi Indians. 

Rasta Parrot | T-shirt

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 Parrot spirit animal is a message of celebration. It's a happy expression of all the good things that are happening in life, and the good things that have yet to be experienced. 

WINE BOTTLE PAINTING

Flowers

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 Flower symbolize happiness and abundance. It Symbolize wealth, fortune and prosperity. Flowers  also symbolizes hospitality. They symbolize joyfulness, beauty, purity, and good positive vibes. 

Masks

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 In ancient times, Masks are used in rituals to symbolize gods and ancestors. The masks are considered to either contain spirits or act as a channel.  The wearer of the mask goes in to trance as they are taken over by the spirit and 'become' the mask persona.  This can make them brave, wise, authoritative, and so on.  

Ladybug

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A Ladybug is believed to be an  embodiment of Lady Luck, bringing good fortune and prosperity along with it.  As the insect leads a vibrant and colorful life, it influences you to experience the joys of living to the fullest.

CHEF LION

Vegetables & Herbs From The Garden Temple

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Preparation.

Tangy Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Blending.

Rasta Pasta

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Cooking.

PAINTING

Mermaid

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Mermaids are the Messengers for things associated with the spiritual element of water; Emotion and inspiration. People often associate them as something that touches them deep in their souls. Mermaids are believed to be a symbol of transformation.  

Indigenous Beauty

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Many thousands of years before Christopher Columbus’ ships landed in the Bahamas, a different group of people discovered America: the Nomadic Ancestors of modern Native Americans who hiked over a “land bridge” more than 12,000 years ago.

Wildlife

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Wildlife is a precious gift of to this planet, playing a major important role in balancing the environment, providing a stability to different kind of natural processes of nature.