Venus Rising University: One of the First Shamanic Psychospiritual Universities in the World!

Keywords: Shamanism, Psycho-Spiritual, Ordained Ministers, Alternative University, Personal Development, Spiritual Growth and Intuition.


Whittier, NC - On August 6, 2010, Venus Rising Institute for Shamanic Healing Arts, a 501c3 non-profit spiritual organization, received approval from the state of North Carolina to offer spiritual educational degrees. Venus Rising University may be the first Shamanic Psychospiritual University in the world!

Offering a broad range of courses, Venus Rising University also considers life experience, past degrees and certifications in planning the curriculum for each individual in their pursuit of the following degrees:

~ Bachelor of Sacred Elemental Studies

~ Master of Shamanic Intuitional Studies

~ Doctor of Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies

~ Doctor of Ministry in Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies

Mission Statement: Venus Rising University is a spiritual learning community dedicated to the embodiment of shamanic consciousness in every day life. Grounded in an environment of higher love and wisdom, our organic format supports the exploration of soul purpose through experiential processes and academic studies. As we transform ourselves we transform the world.

“Venus Rising University is a place for students of all ages who feel inspired to be an agent of change during this time of great planetary awakening. VRU is here to assist individuals and groups who wish to discover and develop their innate gifts as planetary teachers, shamanic ministers, counselors, visionaries, activists and leaders. Students will become more fully prepared to be of service to their families and their communities as we collectively co-create a new paradigm for living together on planet Earth,” says Linda Star Wolf, Founder and President of Venus Rising University.

Location: Venus Rising University is based at Isis Cove Retreat Center in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, one hour west of Asheville. Venus Rising University’s first graduation ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, November 28, at 11 a.m. in the Venus Rising Sanctuary at Isis Cove, N.C. For more information on how to obtain a degree please contact

Linda Star Wolf, Founder and President of Venus Rising University, has been a Shamanic Psychospiritual counselor and teacher for more than 35 years. She holds a Doctorate of Ministry in Shamanic Psychology, is a nationally certified alcohol and drug counselor, a Shamanic Reiki Master, a Shamanic Minister, a member of the Aquarian Wolf Clan and the author of five books. In 1996, Star Wolf founded Venus Rising Institute for Shamanic Healing Arts and the Shamanic Breathwork™ Process, a safe but powerful tool for personal and planetary transformation. In 2003, Star Wolf and her husband, Brad Collins, co-founded Isis Cove Community Retreat Center in the beautiful Blue Mountains of western North Carolina.

Media Contact: Laura Wolf, Publicist * 816-560-6208 *

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