An Empath is
someone who has what could be a called a ‘gift’ for being able to understand
the emotional state of another person. There are many kinds of empaths. Just as
other gifts are used and exhibited, in many different ways, so there aredifferent types of Empathswith certain abilities and talents.
there are the Heyokas.
Heyokais a Native American term meaning
“sacred clown” or “fool”. Seems an odd terminology for what we now consider to
bethe most powerful type of Empath.
of heyoka gives us little clue into the true meaning the Native Americans tried
to put behind the word. In English, it would be more appropriate to describe a
Heyoka Empath assomeone who sees
the world differently and acts in a way that is the opposite of normal.
The Spirit of a Heyoka Empath
When you meet a
Heyoka in person, they act as a great emotional mirror. What you see inthemwill showyouwhat
you must work on to grow and evolve spiritually. Connecting with a heyoka can
be an emotional experience. You may leave feeling angry or leave feeling an
incredible sense of love.
As an emotional
mirror, whenever a Heyoka senses an emotional reaction in you, they use it as a
guide of what to reflect back to you that will help you most on your journey.
do this unconsciously.
Say you leave a
Heyoka feeling irritated and angry because of their ‘arrogance’. In reality,
this is the Heyoka’s way of showing you your need to be humble.
Maybe you leave
a Heyoka filled with a sense of love. The Heyoka may be trying to convey to you
the importance of self-love and acceptance.
will be individualized to each person a Heyoka meets.This is what makes them so
powerful. Your ability to understand what they are trying to teach you will
depend on how ‘open’ your eyes are and whether or not you are tuned into your
Traits of a Heyoka Empath
How can you know
a Heyoka when you meet one? Is it possible that YOU are one?
The traits of a
Heyoka Empath vary but there are some signs that are common, including:
.being born breach (entering the
.developing some traits slower than normal people and other traits incredibly
.being emotionally unpredictable
.doing things backwards
.outside of the box thinking
.appearing younger than their age
A true Heyoka
will never claim to be one.It is a knowledge they carry
inside of them as sacred, private and unique. A heyoka can recognize another
heyoka when they feel their energy. They are deeply sensitive to another’s
energy (like other Empaths) and can see how emotions of various people play out
and affect each other on a large scale.
American tribes where Heyokas were respected and revered for their abilities,Heyokas would be the ones to
open people’s eyes to new possibilities and different angles of a situation.
They also had the ability to shift the energy of a group through their
understanding of emotions.
In our modern
society, a Heyoka may be a peacemaker or someone who is particularly good at
working with people and keeping energy in a group balanced.
The gift of the Heyoka
people who are stuck to see that there is more than one path in life.1 They are
able to look at a situation and see the backwards way. They have an inept
ability to change people’s lives in a single meeting by bringing them outside
of society’s one-track way of thinking.
energy of an Empath can be both a powerful and a potentially unsettling
this disruption will never be one meant to harm or destroy, but to give us hope
for growth and enlightenment.
In the eyes of a
Heyoka, we will be able to see a mirror of truth and, if we are humble enough
to see it, see ourself as we truly are.
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