Pan and the playground near the castle in Ljubjliana, Slovenia

I had been told about a tree on the hill near the castle in the capital of Slovenia, Ljubjliana. My teacher , Marko Pogacnik had identified this tree as connecting with a  presence of the pagan spirit “Pan”-the guardian and guide of elemental beings. I thought it would be very interesting to meet this tree and ask permission to have a conversation. My friend and host Ursa took me to the tree and I asked to approach. I was told that first I must meet ( and be veted) by another tree nearby.

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The guardian tree for Pan, Ljubljana, Slovenia: a year later and a second conversation

I returned a year later to both the Pan tree and it’s acacia guardian tree . I began with the “attendant” or guardian tree and a rich and beautiful image came through that encounter- a kind of fulfillment of the image that came through a year earlier with that same tree – a grail with the aspect of the rainbow present. I felt that the tree was part of the “Radio Rainbow” global network of communication. I also went back to the Pan tree and it was simply a messy, wet experience out of which the first page had to be destroyed. I began again.

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