Born as Mary Teal Bosworth in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was raised in Logan, Utah. She believes she was born with extrasensory abilities such as clairvoyance, "clairsentience", and "clairaudience". Swan has stated she was abused, raped and psychologically tortured from the age of six onwards by a family friend and to have been the victim of ritualistic abuse by a satanic cult for over a decade. This was apparently in order to cure her of her supposed extrasensory abilities.
Swan said that she has memories of these events which were repressed, until her therapist, Barbara Snow, who was part of inciting a Satanic Panic in the 1980s and early 1990s, helped her uncover them. An investigation was opened into her claims before being ultimately shut down.
2011 she released the book The Sculptor in the Sky, started her YouTube channel, and hosted one of her first talks with around twenty people attending. Her teaching methods sometimes involve participants imagining their deaths, occasionally by suicide. Her theory about anger is deciding on the difference between constructive and destructive anger.
Her company Teal Eye, is meant to create changes in several different areas: alternative education, reforms in the global food industry, justice, animal rights and spirituality. She currently operates the Philia Center, a retreat center in Costa Rica. Her followers are called the "Teal Tribe."
Teal Swan (False Prophet)
2022, Embroidery, found fabric, red silk, thread, fake gold gilded frame, 8 x 10 inches
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