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Dervish Monthly Newsletter


Season's Greetings everyone!


Welcome to our December monthly edition of the Dervish newsletter. What a whirlwind it has been to reach this auspicious month! We wish that the transition to a new Golden Age heralds new golden opportunities of grace, love and truth for everyone.


If you feel you have any more clearing to do before the Solstice 2012 then there are lots of great therapists and workshops to choose from: visiting therapists Spiritual Medium/Healer Gerry Browne (Dec 18/19); bodyworker Carlos Jalon (December 11th): osteopath Dr. Almantus (Saturday Dec 1st) and workshops with Linda O'Flaherty (Rebirthing, Dec 2), and Raj (Shamanic Death Rites Dec 9). After 8 great years of working from Dervish Cork, Raj has set up his own practice at Bridge street, Cork-we wish him every happiness and success with it! We would also like to welcome on board Ann McIlraith, Tai Chi Master and Reconnective Healing therapist to Dervish. Also we are delighted to announce that there are still a few remaining sessions available with Moya O'Dwyer in January 2013- what a great Christmas present this would make! Also still places available for her Mediumship demonstration on Jan 5th in the Metropole Hotel (10euros) and Workshop in Mediumship on Jan 12th (Dervish).

(See below for all details).


Lovely Christmas present ideas here with a new range of crystals, selenite nitelight lamps, lotus-shaped shell tealight holders, fairies, angels, dragons, Auroville candles, Toni Carmine Salerno prints and a lovely range of 2013 Diaries and calendars; aswell as many great sale items. Vouchers are available to purchase as Christmas presents and are redeemable for books, music, and all therapies here.

We also have a brand-new Irish Lunar Calendar specifically calibrated to the Irish moon cycle-the only one on the market!


Enjoy our articles & info below--and we wish you a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Thank you for your continued support over the past year!


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In This Issue

December's Articles - ''Banish children's Cough/ Cold/ Colic this Winter'', ''Stay in the Pink with AURA-SOMA® Pink Pomander'',  ''Nataraja- The Lord of the Dance- Dance your way to new creations!'',  ''Testing the Water''

Products of the Month: Pine Essential Oil,  The Transformation Board Game, A Gift of Love 2-Oceans of Ecstasy CD, ''The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus Christ''

Therapist News- An Evening of Clairvoyance, A Course in Mediumship Workshop with Psychic Medium Moya O'Dwyer

Carlos Jalon ABC Bodywork

Ann McIlraith Tai Chi/ Reconnective Healing

Linda O' Flaherty Rebirthing

Tricia Lane Soul Work/Reiki

New Tarot Reader Maria

Therapy Room Slots

Shamanism with Raj

Lou Martin Circles&Study Group

Events in the Community - Platform Fledgling Mediumship Demonstration Thurs Dec 6th, Next Introduction to Crystals 10 week Course

Regular Therapists Dervish Cork

Weekly Classes at Dervish

December's Articles - ''Banish children's Cough/ Cold/ Colic this Winter'', ''Stay in the Pink with AURA-SOMA® Pink Pomander'',  ''Nataraja- The Lord of the Dance- Dance your way to new creations!'',  ''Testing the Water''

Each month will feature interesting articles, so do stay tuned...


''Banish children's Cough/ Cold/ Colic this Winter'' by Dr. Peter Darashah


The Irish Medicines Board (IBM) has reduced the dosage for liquid paracetamol containing medicines (Calpol) for children under the age of six. The IMB says "the consequence for overdose is very serious from the risk potential of liver damage."


But Homeopathics aresafe, gentle, natural, effective & suitable forall ages frominfant to 100 yrsof age.


Use Homeopathic ABC Combo

A= Aconite(for colds)

B = Belladonna(for fever)

C= Chamomilla(for pain/irritability)

For more information on Homeopathic ABC Combo

click here >>


For further information in order to make a fully informed choice contact:

Dr. Peter Darashah Ph.D., M.Sc (Lond), B.Sc., DIHom (Pract), FBIH, MARH

Nutrition Consultant & Homeopathic Physician, Homeopathy 4 Health  

Tel: 087 2621943  

Consultations at Dervish 6 days a week by appointment




"Stay in the Pink with AURA-SOMA® Pink Pomander" by Caroline Flavin


Aura-Soma Colour Care system have a lovely set of little bottles called pomanders made from the energies of plants, crystals and colour created to keep the subtle energies around our body (our aura), cleansed, strengthened and protected.


We all brush our teeth in the morning for oral hygiene- but what about trying a little auric hygiene for cleansing the aura of stagnant thoughts, emotions and unwanted energies that we may have picked up. You can pop these easy-to-use, beautifully-fragranced vials into your pocket or handbag and apply them throughout the day. And they last for ages!


Try the pink pomander to envelop yourself in unconditional self love and acceptance, and to give and receive warmth and tenderness. Beautifull!


Contact Caroline on 085 222 7557 for Aura-Soma consultations, talks, courses and products. Next 8 week course on Colour, the Chakras and Aura-Soma Colour products begins January 2013.









Nataraja- The Lord of the Dance- Dance your way to new creations!


Nataraja is the God Shiva in the form of the cosmic dancer, whose dance destroys the weary universe and prepares the way for new creations. Shiva destroys old, weary perspectives to make way for fresh new creations. How fitting as we enter a new cosmic cycle on December 21st, to enter the month of December with the intention of letting go of any weariness, and just dancing for the fun of it all!


Saturday December 1st, come join us to dance at Nataraja Nites....Dance... but also be able to talk to people comfortably in between dancing.... in a beautifull space decorated with silk saris, Himalayan salt lamps, lotus tea lite lamps, cushions, flowers.. the air scented with essential oil blends....enjoy a cosy, magic atmosphere sipping yummy chai and eating yummy dhal. Chai, Sweet Nibbles will also be for sale... and there's a lovely Treatment Swap Area too. Chill out and pick from a range of Angel and Spirit card decks, or play a board game....This night is alcohol and drug-free, so we can all have conscious fun!


Come to the meditation center at Bessborough this Saturday night & get your December off to a fabulous start! 8pm-midnite, 12 euros or 10 euros concession, tickets on the door.

See 'like' us and get updates!

Please spread the word and see you on the dancefloor ;) 

Please note that there is Google map and driving directions of how to get there on our Facebook page, aswell as bus directions. This dance is non-facilitated.




 "Testing the Water" by Nick Beckman


Welcome to the last newsletter article of 2012! These are exciting times and there is a lot of talk going on about the 21th of December 2012. However, let’s take a moment and focus on the Now, let’s focus on the most precious source on the planet - WATER. My initial intention was to write an article about improving drinking water, with different types of filters, water jugs, vortexes and implosion technologies and so on.


But before we get in to that, I think we need to take a step back and ask; ''Why do we need to improve or filter our tap water in the first place?'

Nick Beckman-Alaska Medenhall Glacier


– What’s in our water…?? Water is what gives, shapes and sustains life on Earth and is involved in virtually every process you can think of, and even in more processes you never would have thought about before. “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water” – Loren Eiseley. Water is connected to us, the planet and the cosmos and for water to properly do its ‘magic’ for our health and the environment it needs to be pure, clean and un-contaminated. That is where the issue starts, our modern lifestyle has caused our water resources to be so polluted that it is said that we only have about 1% of clean drinking water left on Earth. Then we spend billions on sending spaceships into the cosmos to look for water on other planets like Mars. Instead we should spend billions on how we can better manage the precious water resources we still have here at the moment. Now!

                                                                                                  Click here to


Nick Beckman can be contacted for health & nutrition strategies at;

VN Versatile Nature

22 St Patrick’s Hill, 1st floor offices, above Unity Yoga – 087-9955744

Author of the book ‘Versatile Nature’ -


Products of the Month: Pine Essential Oil,  The Transformation Board Game, A Gift of Love 2-Oceans of Ecstasy CD, ''The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus Christ''

Each month we will feature an essential oil, book, deck, and CD from the shop...

Products of the Month:


Essential Oil of the Month: Pine Oil (Pinus sylvestrus)


Seeing as it's that time of year! why not pay tribute to that beloved scent of Christmas that lingers even after the last needles have fallen from the Christmas tree... (of course the ideal would be to a plant a tree for every Christmas tree felled, but that's another article...)


Pine essential oil is the oil obtained from the tree commonly known as pine with the Latin name pinus sylvestris. It is believed that this tree originated from Austria and Russia and then spread in different parts of the world--the beloved Christmas tree. Normally pine essential oil is obtained using steam distillation. Fresh twigs and needles are used for extracting the oil. Cones of pine tree are also used by many manufacturers for obtaining the oil. Since pine is abundant in nature, the oil is very cheap and easily available.


The numerous health benefits of pine essential oil have made it one of the most important essential oils used in aromatherapy. Pine essential oil blends well with many other oils including cedarwood, rosemary, sage, juniper, etc., and hence can be widely used in making numerous aromatherapy preparations.


The health benefits of pine essential oil are attributed to its antibacterial, analgesic, diuretic, energizing, antiseptic, and aromatic properties.


Given below are some health benefits of pine essential oil:


Skin Care: The most important health benefit of pine essential oil is in treating various skin problems. Dermatologists often prescribe the oil in treating psoriasis, itching, pimples, eczema, skin diseases, poor skin, scabies, sores, and fleas. It gives you a balanced, smooth, renewed and shiny skin.


Cosmetics: Pine gives a sweet aroma to the cosmetics it is used in. It is also used in making perfumes and scents. It is also used in removing lice from hair. Pine essential oil is widely used as massage oil and bath oil. Hence it is used in soap making.


Metabolism: Pine essential oil also increases metabolism and thus boosts your activity levels. It is also helpful in purifying the body due to its ability to treat intestinal problems. It is diuretic and helps in removing water from your body. 


Pain: Pine essential oil is analgesic and hence it is a good remedy for people suffering from joint pain, arthritis, and rheumatism.


Stress Disorder: Pine gives an energizing feeling and hence it is effective in removing mental stress. It is also used as a medicine for removing adrenal fatigue and refreshes your spirits as it is an excellent mood elevator. Regular massage with pine essential oil gives you mental clarity. It removes anxiety and nervous tension, and is useful for people suffering from loss of concentration and loss of memory.


Respiratory Problems: It is used in making cough and cold preparations.


Household products: Room sprays and room fresheners.


Internal consumption of pine essential oil can be dangerous as there is a possibility of kidney damage. It should also not be given to people who are suffering from kidney disorders. Further, pine essential oil can cause irritations on highly sensitive skin. Hence it must be used in diluted form. Children and elderly people should not be given pine essential oil as it may cause hypertension.

 Available at Dervish 5ml for €5.00

10ml for €8.00




Board Game of the Month: The Findhorn Foundation Transformation Game


Well with all that spare time over the Christmas holidays-what better way to have fun with the family or friends than round a board game! Cures being bored with Christmas!


The Transformation Game® was developed originally by Joy Drake and Kathy Tyler at the Findhorn Foundation. Since the first Game workshop was offered there in 1978, thousands of people have played the Game in its various forms.


Sometimes life is filled with blessings, insights, and a heart-felt sense of connection with people around us. Other times we stumble through a series of setbacks, accumulating pain, even falling into depression; and nothing we try seems to help us get out of it. Sometimes someone unexpectedly appreciates us or offers to serve us – or we reach out to help another. Sometimes miracles happen, pain is lifted, new directions open up, and the seemingly impossible occurs.


Just as life is filled with this rich variety of experience, so is the Transformation Game®, a fun and complex board game which offers a playful yet substantial way of understanding and transforming key issues in your life. It can be played at varying levels of intensity, from a light-hearted way of gaining insight into yourself, to a tool to help solve problems, clarify important personal issues, or creatively enhance relationships.




CD of the Month: ''A Gift of Love 2-Oceans of Ecstasy'' by Deepak Chopra and friends

Give the one you love a musical treat for Christmas...Composer and Producer, Adam Plack's sensual grooves are laced with passion-soaked vocals, balearic beats, and intoxicating rhythms that have resulted in a dreamy, jasmine-infused musical soundtrack to Deepak Chopra's luminous translations of Tagore's verse. 


Includes performances by Antonio Banderas, Sinead O' Connor, Angelica Huston, Marisa Tomei, Lisa Bonet, Milla Jovivich, Shekhar Kapur, Christy Turlington, Gina Gershon Sonja Sohn, Melanie Griffith, Jared Harris, Claude Challe, Kei Arita, Adriana Castelazo, and Gotham Chopra.


A thumbs-up from an Amazon customer: "A Gift of Love 2" is one of the most pleasurable pieces of meditative music since its counterpart "A Gift of Love vol 1". The music has soul-searching depth and is well complimented by the Nobel prize winning devotional poetry of Tagore. It is suitable as a soothing background music, very effective for meditation but with enough rhythm and interest for listening to in the car. The tunes stayed with me through the day and yet never got to be annoying. As with the first volume which used Rumi poetry, both these albums inspired me to read more of the poetry of Rumi and Tagore. In my view these are by far his best meditative CD's. This album will appeal to almost any age group although most suited to the thirties upwards. My friend and family love it and it has proved to be a popular gift especially with lovers of Deepak Chopra books''.

Available from Dervish at €25





Book of the Month:''The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus Christ'' by Levi Dowling


As we approach the season which honours Him, this book presents a different story of Jesus Christ.


A fascinating account of Jesus' life and works; originally published in 1907, this unique book is practically a complete record of the words and works of the man of Galilee, including his 18 years of study and travel in the Orient. It covers his life from birth in Bethlehem to his ascension from the Mount Olives. It is a far-reaching work that brings to light the intimate details of Christ's life upon which the New Testament gospels are silent, written from the original "Akashic Records" by a student who devoted 40 years to prepare for the task.

Available in Dervish for €10

Therapist News- An Evening of Clairvoyance, A Course in Mediumship Workshop with Psychic Medium Moya O'Dwyer

An Evening of Clairvoyance:

Messages and Guidance from the Next World with psychic medium Moya O’Dwyer


at the Metropole Hotel,

McCurtain Street, Cork City


Saturday, 5th January, 2013

Doors open: 7:00pm; demonstration starts 7:30pm

Tickets: 10 Euros; available from Dervish and at the door.


This evening will give you evidence of the survival of your loved ones. ‘THERE IS ONLY LIFE’





Workshop: A Course in Mediumship: Your Bridge to the Spirit World

with psychic medium Moya O'Dwyer


Saturday 12th January 2013:

10:00am – 5:00pm; at Dervish

Cost: 80 Euros


Moya O’Dwyer, a professional medium and psychic, invites you to an uplifting day course in mediumship. This hands-on experiential day will teach you the skills of mediumship and clairvoyance. You will learn how to link with the Spirit World; and have an opportunity to

relay a message from the Spirit World. This course is open to all.

Moya is a respected medium who has demonstrated in Ireland and the UK. She has over 20 years' experience as a spiritual reader; and teaches mediumship, Tarot, psychic skills and other spiritual subjects in Ireland and the UK. see for more info


To book contact Dervish, 50 Cornmarket Street, Cork

Tel: 021 427 8243



One-to-one Clairvoyant Readings with Moya- only 5 places left!!


Monday January 7th to Friday January 11th 2013, 10am-5pm, 75 euros.

Bookings with Dervish - 021 4278243


Carlos Jalon ABC Bodywork

Carlos Jalon has been visiting Dervish every month for a year, and he will be doing bodywork sessions for a reduced 2012 price of €80 for 90mins session, or €60 for an hour session.


Carlos will be visiting Dervish again on Tuesday December 11th from 9:30am through to 10pm.To book a session email Carlos at


Click here for more info on Carlos' work >>

Ann McIlraith Tai Chi/ Reconnective Healing

1 to 1 T'ai Chi and

Reconnective Healing Sessions available in Dervish

"The reconnection is a comprehensive spectrum of frequencies with the power to catalyze spontaneous healings. Embodying universal intelligence that surpasses technique and technology, these frequencies are accessible to those who encounter it , regardless of spiritual orientation or prior experience with healing"

Eric Pearl

Click here for more info on Ann's work >>

Linda O' Flaherty Rebirthing

Introductory Offer 40% off:

Breath Therapy

& ReConnection Therapy sessions, Healing Therapies, Deep Tissue Massage, Transformational Breathwork (Rebirthing), Energy Healing, Reiki/Seichim Master, ReConnection Therapy

Linda has been working as a rebirther/therapist in Cork for 20 years. She works with body, breath and sound.

Sunday December 2nd 10am-1pm Rebirthing Workshop

T: 087 4107757 



Tricia Lane Soul Work/Reiki

Soul reconnection to whatever needs clearing or rewarding in your life at present. Includes energy work and card readings. Each energy session is different. Tricia is available for:

~ individual reiki teaching

~ card readings

~ energy work& conversation on your soul path

Bookings: Tricia 087-6557206

Friday evenings

8 - 8: 30pm: Meditation & Card Readings

8:30-10pm: Reiki Share/

Healing circle

All 3: 15 Euro

Call Trish for info087-6557206

New Tarot Reader Maria

Maria has been reading Tarot cards for several years. Working holistically and driven by intuition, Maria's senses come alight differently for every person. She is honest and direct, gentle with her approach but robust with the information she is entrusted with. Every  Saturday from 1-6pm. 30mins: €40, 1hr: €60


Therapy Room Slots

Our large therapy room has some free slots available for evening classes

on from the New Year.. Mondays/Tuesdays

Wed eves until 8pm

Fridays until 7pm


Call for details:

021 427 8243


Shamanism with Raj

The Journey Home

One day Intensive in Death & Dying Consciously

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Time: 9.00am - 6pm

Where: Dervish

Cost € 90.00

Deposit €75 to secure a place.

Facebook Link:

The Journey Home


See Shaman Ireland Facebook Page for more info >>


Raj is finishing up in Dervish from December 19th, we wish him well!

Lou Martin Circles&Study Group

Open Healing Circle

Sundays @ Dervish Cork 7:30 pm Donation €10-15

Meditation, Channeling,

Q&A, Tools & Techniques


Artist’s Way Study Group

Sundays 6:00- 7:30 pm

Open & On Going, Dervish Cork

Need: The Book, A journal,& desire to create and express your Spirit! €10-15


Channeling/Counseling/Energy Healing Readings by Appointment

Sessions by Phone or Skype

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Awakened Spirits on Facebook

Events in the Community - Platform Fledgling Mediumship Demonstration Thurs Dec 6th, Next Introduction to Crystals 10 week Course

In this section of the newsletter we'll be featuring some of the events going on and around Cork..stay tuned..

Platform Fledgling Mediumship Demonstration


Thursday 6th December

Metropole Hotel, Mc Curtain Street,

Cork @ 7.30pm


For people who are developing mediumship demonstration skills. All levels welcome.


For all enquires contact  Nora on 087 2831151







Next Introduction to Crystals 10 week Course starts January 24th-March 28th 2013


Thursdays 8-9:30pm at

The Teaching Rooms,

6 Sidney Place,

Wellington Road,



Booking/Further info: Contact Sinead at

086 3080 913 or visit

Course Fee: 150 euro, paid in full or installments

Certificate awarded on completion

  • Discover these powerful vehicles of light and colour
  • Experience and learn of a wide spectrum of crystals
  • Understand how they operate, how to use and maintain them so they best support your growth and transformation
  • Understand how we are supported by the Mineral Kingdom and the Crystallien Grid in transit to the new dimensions here on Earth
  • Learn how crystals work with other healing modalities and their parallels in other metaphysical topics
  • Integrate the crystalline frequencies into the physical and etheric bodies through guided meditations, with crystal body layouts and gem essences


Regular Therapists Dervish Cork

Click on the links to read more about each therapist & their work


Cork-based Therapists


Andrew Moynihan - The Alexander Technique- 087-9387302

Ann McIlraith - 1-1 Tai Chi/ Reconnective Healing

Caroline Flavin - Aura-Soma Colour Therapy

Ciara McArdle- ‘Embodying Essence’ Counselling & Healing Services

Linda O'Flaherty - Deep Tissue Massage, Rebirthing, ReConnection

Lou Martin - Life Readings/Channel/Intuitive/Counsellor

Mary Sky - Tsa Lung & Shamanic Healing

Rajinder Padam - Shamanic Healing

Sinead O'Sullivan - Transference Healing

Trish Lane - Soul Work/ Reiki/ Energy Work/ Card Readings


Visiting Therapists


Bernadette Phillips - Clairvoyancy, Intuitive Spiritual Coach

Carlos Jalon - Awakening Bodily Consciousness

Dermot O' Hara - Shamanic Healing, Psychic Mediumship, Past Lives

Gerry Browne - Spiritual Medium/Healer/Counsellor- 0874160056


Weekly Classes at Dervish


Click on the underlined links to read about each therapist and their class


Mondays- Core and Cellular Healing Circle with Susan Ahern & Ciara McArdle, 7-10pm, €18, beginning Oct 1st 2012,drop-in class

Tuesdays- Meditation with The Grandmothers,

First Tues of every month with Barbara Hess, 7- 9:00pm

Reminaing Tuesdays in the month: Tsa Lung with Mary Sky, 8-9:30pm

Wednesdays- Meditation & Shamanic Journeying, Raj Padam, 6:30-8:00pm

Thursdays - African Drumming with Patrick, Beginners- 6:45- 8:00pm

Intermediate- 8:15-9:50pm

Fridays- Meditation Class with Tricia Lane - 8-10pm

Meditation & Card Readings - 8:00-8:30pm

Reiki Share - 8:30-10:00pm

Every 2nd Friday: Psychic and Mediumship Development Circle, 8-10:30pm - Call Nora on 087 283 1151 for more info

Sundays- Artist's Way Study Group with Lou Martin, 6:00-7:30pm

Open Healing Circle, 7:30pm



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