Guest, Andrea Mikana-Pinkham

Guest Name: 
Andrea Mikana-Pinkham
Andrea Mikana-Pinkham, Sacrad Travel Experiencer, Coordinator, Travel Agent, Tour Director, Speaker, Facilitator, Grand Prioress, Advisor, Reiki Master, Teacher, Intuitive Channel and Spiritual Counselor
Guest Occupation: 
Sacrad Travel Experiencer, Coordinator, Travel Agent, Tour Director, Speaker, Facilitator, Grand Prioress, Advisor, Reiki Master, Teacher, Intuitive Channel, Spiritual Counselor
Guest Biography: 

BIO FROM: http://www.sacredsitesjourneys.com/about.htm

Andrea Mikana-Pinkham has 18 years of experience in the sacred travel field. Her journey began in 1993 when she and her husband, author Mark Amaru Pinkham, founded a sacred travel company after their first trip to Peru, taken to complete the research for Mark's first book, The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom

Andrea operated a sacred travel company for seven years, before teaming up with another sacred travel company in late 2000. She was the Director of the Sacred Journeys division of the company from that time until leaving at the end of 2008, to resume operating her own sacred travel company again.

Andrea is familiar with the operations of sacred programs on all levels. She directs the day-to-day tour-related operations. She also takes advance trips to countries where Sacred Sites Journeys offers tours, to meet with land operators, guides, hotel and restaurant owners, as well as local artisans, musicians and spiritual leaders. She creates, prices, advertises and promotes these sacred travel programs.

Andrea is the Tour Director as well as the Speaker & Meditation/Sacred Ceremony Facilitator on Sacred Sites Journeys to the world's most important sacred sites.

Andrea Mikana-Pinkham is the Grand Prioress of The International Order of Gnostic Templars, a modern-day spiritual Knights Templar Order dedicated to the revival of the Path of the Divine Feminine and Gnostic Wisdom, descended from the early Order of Knights Templar in Scotland. She is an avid practitioner of the Goddess Tradition and has re-connected with her hereditary and spiritual roots during the sacred journeys that she leads to Ireland, England and Scotland. Andrea passionately shares the teachings of Celtic Spirituality and was initiated in Glastonbury as a Sister of Avalon, by Koko Newport, Priestess of Avalon.

Andrea is an Advisor for  The World Alliance for Planetary Enlightenment an affiliation of people and organizations who are dedicated to the creation of a new society and spirituality throughout the Earth. We are composed of Initiatic Societies, Religious Sects, Mystical Orders, Indigenous Cultures and many individuals who are currently answering the call to evolve humanity and unite all the divergent sects and nations into a one-world family.

Andrea has worked in the holistic healing & personal growth field for many years. In 1988 she began her journey with Reiki, a hands-on natural healing system. In 1991 she became a Reiki Master Teacher in this healing modality and founded a system that synthesized older and newer systems. Since then she has taught in the U. S. and South America.

Andrea has been an Intuitive Channel since 1987. She receives transmissions from the Kumaras, the Oversoul Energy of the Kumaras, Masters of Unconditional Love that focus on the energy of The Divine Feminine and Unconditional Love. Andrea has also been offering her services as a Spiritual Counselor for twenty-two years. She works with individuals and groups to assist people in their re-empowerment of Spirit and to further open to Unconditional Love and planetary peace.

Since 1993 Andrea has studied in Peru with various Andean ritual specialists and is a Mesa Carrier in the Inca Spiritual Tradition. She is a member of two Andean esoteric societies, the Brotherhood Sisterhood of the Solar Disc and the Brotherhood of the Sun. Andrea also supports programs in Peru to aid children and their families.

In addition, Andrea has studied for many years in the indigenous Ojibway Medicine Tradition with Medicine Woman Keewaydinoquay from Garden Island, Lake Michigan, and is adept at leading ceremonies to connect with the Earth and Her wisdom.

Her diverse background includes membership to the Fellowship of Isis. Andrea has a strong connection with Isis, as well as Hathor and Sekhmet. During the spiritual pilgrimages to Egypt, she offers sacred ceremony and meditation at each temple, to connect with these and the other Neters in the vast Egyptian pantheon.

Andrea received initiation as a Sister of Avalon at the Chalice Well in Glastonbury, England from Koko Newport, Priestess of Avalon.

Embracing the Divine Feminine aspect in many cultures, Andrea is a student of Mata Amritanandamayi, the Divine Mother from India, and for many years facilitated weekly satsangs in her home, leading chants and meditations.

Andrea has been a presenter at various expos, including The Whole Life Expo. She has appeared on various radio and television programs.

In 2009 she was the Host for Sacred Sites Journeys weekly internet Radio Program.