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ANAMKARA According to Celtic spiritual tradition, the soul shines all around the body lik e a luminous cloud.

When you are very open ~ appreciative and trusting ~ with an other person, your two souls flow together. This deeply felt bond with another p erson means you have found your anam cara, or "Soul Friend." Your anam cara alwa ys beholds your light and beauty, and accepts you for who you truly are. In Celt ic spirituality, the anam cara friendship awakens the fullness and mystery of yo ur life. You are joined in an ancient and eternal union with humanity that cuts across all barriers of time, convention, philosophy, and definition. When you ar e blessed with an anam cara, the Irish believe, you have arrived at that most sa cred place: ~HOME~ ----------------------------------------------The Meaning of Anam Cara Anam Cara refers to the Celtic spiritual belief of souls connecting and bonding. In Celtic Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all about t he physical body, what some refer to as an aura. When you connect with another p erson and become completely open and trusting with that individual, your two sou ls begin to flow together. Should such a deep bond be formed, it is said you hav e found your Anam Cara or soul friend. Your Anam Cara always accepts you as you truly are, holding you in beauty and li ght. In order to appreciate this relationship, you must first recognize your own inner light and beauty. This is not always easy to do. The Celts believed that forming an Anam Cara friendship would help you to awaken your awareness of your own nature and experience the joys of others. According to John O'Donahue, an accomplished Irish poet, philosopher and Catholi c priest, "...You are joined in an ancient and eternal union with humanity that cuts across all barriers of time, convention, philosophy and definition. When yo u are blessed with an anam cara, the Irish believe, you have arrived at that mos t sacred place: home." -----------------------------------------------El significado de Anam Cara Anam Cara se refiere a la creencia espiritual celta de las almas conectadas y li gadas. En la tradicin espiritual Celta , se cree que el alma irradia todo desde el cuerp o fsico, como una especie de aura. Cuando usted conecta con otra persona y se sie nte completamente abierto y confiado con ese individuo, sus dos almas comienzan a fluir juntas. Si ese profundo vnculo se ha formado, quiere decir que has encont rado a tu alma amiga o Anam Cara. Tu Anam Cara siempre te aceptar como realmente eres, manteniendote en tu luz y en tu belleza. En favor de apreciar esta relacion, tu debes primero reconocer tu p ropia luz y belleza interna. Esto no siempre es fcil de hacer. Los celtas crean qu e la formacin de una relacin Anam Cara le ayudara a despertar la conciencia de su p ropia naturaleza y experimentar la alegra de los dems. De acuerdo con John O'Donahue, un poeta irlands, filsofo y sacerdote catlico, "... Ustedes se juntan en una unin antigua y eterna con la humanidad que trasciende la

s barreras del tiempo, la convencin, la filosofa y de la definicin. Cuando usted es t bendecido con un Anam Cara, los irlandeses creen que, usted debe haber arrviado al lugar ms sagrado: Casa."