Abhichandra (meaning 'beautiful moon') is an extraordinarily radiant 8 foot albino Colombian Red Tail boa. He has a gentle nature and has blessed many with his lovely, soothing slither. Abhichandra's elegance and grace shine like the beaming moon when he dances with his Serpent Mama, Shannon Lorraine, and with other serpent sisters. Abhichandra intrigues people wherever he goes and his power is seen at first glance by those drawn to his healing beauty. He is always inclined to spread his infinite and deep devotion and affection to those that are ready to receive his gifts.
Agni (‘fire’ in Sanskrit) is a 4 year old Okeetee Corn Snake with a fiery personality and a deep connection to Nature’s spiraling cycles. He arrived ecstatically into the Sanctum on the full moon and immediately fell in love with dancing, joyfully sharing his freedom and sacred serpent medicine with many who had never held a serpent before. Like the red sandalwood of his skin, Agni invokes the sweet spark of divine knowledge to guide those he encounters towards their own divine Fire.
Aphrodite is a regal 4 year old Royal Python, a gentle lover and healer. Her beauty and grace give way to her gentle soothing feminine spirit! Aphrodite is a curious explorer, fond of water, and excellent at hunting—like the goddess whose name she bears, her appetite is insatiable! She is a graceful dancer and loves to be out and about at night, especially in the loving hands of her Serpent Mama, Venus DelMar. This queenly serpent sweetheart blesses all who encounter her.
Damiana is a 6 foot Colombian Red Tail Boa who found her way to the Serpent Sanctum in 2015, leaving behind a life of urban isolation and neglect. Although when she first arrived to the Sanctum Damiana was depleted and weak, she has blossomed beautifully among the joys of sisterhood and dance and loves cuddling up to her many admirers. Damiana’s healing powers are profound, and she seeks out and uses her sensitivity especially with those whose suffering is intense.
Nagini is a Colombian Red Tail Boa who has been working with the Sanctum since the troupe began. She is the keeper of a very sacred and ancient wisdom, which is frequently evident to those she comes in contact with. She often makes her presence known during prayer circles, sharing her potent wisdom and healing energy. At over 9 feet in length and around 50 pounds, Nagini's grounding and powerful presence is recognized immediately. She absolutely loves live music, and is most in her element when surrounded by people open to receiving her blessings, for she truly loves to share her wisdom and light!
Risa is a really cute pastel Royal Python with a mysterious part. Because she wasn't handled much by her previous caretakers, Risa can be shy at first—but once she warms up to you, she is a fabulous dancer and loves to crown. Risa is quite curious and enjoys exploring the many paths and people she meets through her work with Serpent Sanctum. She is a powerful hunter with strong instincts and a deep medicine of truthseeking. Risa's sweet and adventurous spirit invites each person she meets to smile and laugh with her on the road of life!
Shiva is a 7 year old pastel royal python who has been dancing with Serpent Sanctum since 2012. He is a charmer and loves meeting new people and dancing. Shiva loves other snakes and prefers to be housed with friends. He recently became a papa to 8 little wiggly babies, 5 of whom have his light pastel color. He is pictured here snuggling with his sweetheart Lady D (he's on top).
Tiamat is a queenly pink Salmon Colombian Red Tail Boa, born to Serpent Sanctum in May 2016. She is the keeper of a profound shamanic wisdom, revealed in her first days of life carrying her placenta outside her body. Tiamat's persuasive peach-pink hugs have melted many hearts, blessing those she meets with pleasure & beauty. Yet she loves best to shine as the Queen's crown, caressing the third eye with her sweetness. She and her twin sister Vida also carry a powerful karmic medicine that integrates of old energies, and have been raised together throughout their lives.
Vida is a gorgeous Salmon Colombian Red Tail Boa, born into the Sanctum in May 2016 with her twin sister Tiamat. With beautiful hypomelanistic caramel scales, Vida's vibrant spirit inspires respect and admiration wherever she goes. Although she is only 1 year old, her wisdom and energy are already mature—all who meet her are starstruck by her power, grace, and strength. Vida enjoys climbing and will quickly find her way to the top of any tree. With each strong and sure movement of her graceful body, Vida declares that she was born to live life to the fullest!