Pocket Guide to Shamanism The Crossing Press Pocket Series

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Shamanism As a Spiritual Practice for Daily Life

Contents include:The central role of power animals and spirit teachers. Visionary techniques for exploring the extraordinary in everyday life. Elements of childhood spirituality including songs, power spots, secret hiding places, and imaginary power figures. A journey to an ancestral shaman to recover lost knowledge.

This inspirational book shows how to develop a personal spiritual practice by blending elements of shamanism with inherited traditions and current religious commitments. Drawing on shamanic practices from the world over, shamanism as a spirituAL PRACTICE FOR DAILY LIFE addresses the needs of contemporary people who yearn to deepen their own innate mystical sensibilities.

. Used book in Good Condition. This inspirational book blends elements of shamanism with inherited traditions and contemporary religious commitments.


The shaman occupies a key role as a healer mediating between the world of the living and the world of spirits and is a potent figure in alternative medicine. Shamanism, looks at both historic and present-day manifestations, a richly illustrated guide, from the snowscaps of Siberia to the jungles of the Amazon.

The book discusses visions, the shamanic use of plants, initiation rites, shamanism and mental health, shamanic chants, and the political and social background to the shaman’s work. Also covered are the links between the shaman’s sense of unity in nature and the recent growth of ecological consciousness in Western societies.

Includes more than 250 color illustrations that present a unique pictorial record of shamanism in practice and as represented in art and artifacts* Includes a detailed region-by-region survey of shamanism with full-color maps* Explores both spiritual and psychological aspects of the subject, as well as the relevance of shamanism to contemporary Western culture Used book in Good Condition.

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The Way of the Shaman

Now, with a new introduction and a guide to current resources, where it came from, anthropologist Michael Harner provides the definitive handbook on practical shamanism – what it is, how you can participate. Wonderful, fascinating… Harner really knows what he's talking about. Carlos castaneda"an intimate and practical guide to the art of shamanic healing and the technology of the sacred.

It is the foremost resource and reference on shamanism. Michael harner is not just an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he is an authentic white shaman. Stanilav grof, author of 'the adventure of Self Discovery'"Harner has impeccable credentials, both as an academic and as a practising shaman. Used book in Good Condition.

He is the founder and director of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies in Norwalk, Connecticut. This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. Without doubt since the recent death of Mircea Eliade the world's leading authority on shamanism. Nevill drury, author of 'the elements of Shamanism'Michael Harner, Ph.

D. Has practised shamanism and shamanic healing for more than a quarter of a century. Used book in Good Condition.

A Spirit Walker's Guide to Shamanic Tools: How to Make and Use Drums, Masks, Rattles, and Other Sacred Implements

Used book in Good Condition. At the same time, it demonstrates the effectiveness of shamanic methods in maintaining one's spiritual center in modern life. HarperOne. Weiser Books. Used book in Good Condition. Shamanic implements assist us in going deeper into the intangible worlds and numinous realms of the spirit, where shamans and spirit walkers believe we navigate the complex interrelationships that are continually creating our physical existence.

A spirit walker's guide to shamanic tools is specifically designed to support those who have learned how to access the spirit realms and have the desire to add the right spiritual implements to their shamanic tool kit. It is filled with practical information on the purposes of shamanic tools as well as guidance on how to make, buy and empower them for sacred use.

Beautifully illustrated with the author's original artwork and photographs of shamans and their authentic tools, the book pays tribute to ancient shamanic culture.

The Woman in the Shaman's Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine

Used book in Good Condition. HarperOne. This is the claim of Barbara Tedlock’s provocative and myth-shattering book. Weiser Books. Bantam Books. Used book in Good Condition. A distinguished anthropologist–who is also an initiated shaman–reveals the long-hidden female roots of the world’s oldest form of religion and medicine.

Probing the practices that distinguish female shamanism from the much better known male traditions, she reveals:• the key role of body wisdom and women’s eroticism in shamanic trance and ecstasy• The female forms of dream witnessing, vision questing, and use of hallucinogenic drugs• Shamanic midwifery and the spiritual powers released in childbirth and monthly female cycles• Shamanic symbolism in weaving and other feminine arts• Gender shifting and male-female partnership in shamanic practiceFilled with illuminating stories and illustrations, The Woman in the Shaman’s Body restores women to their essential place in the history of spirituality and celebrates their continuing role in the worldwide resurgence of shamanism today.

Reinterpreting generations of scholarship, and offers a dazzling array of evidence, Tedlock–herself an expert in dreamwork, from prehistoric African rock art to modern Mongolian ceremonies, and healing–explains how and why the role of women in shamanism was misinterpreted and suppressed, divination, for women’s shamanic powers.

Tedlock combines firsthand accounts of her own training among the Maya of Guatemala with the rich record of women warriors and hunters, spiritual guides, and prophets from many cultures and times. Here is a fascinating expedition into this ancient tradition, from its prehistoric beginnings to the work of women shamans across the globe today.

Shamanism was not only humankind’s first spiritual and healing practice, it was originally the domain of women.

Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self

Used book in Good Condition. This revised and updated edition includes a new afterword by the author. Bantam Books. HarperOne. Used book in Good Condition. With warmth and compassion, sandra ingerman describes the dramatic results of combining soul retrieval with contemporary psychological concepts in this visionary work that revives the ancient shamanic tradition of soul retrieval for healing emotional and physical illness.

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Welcome Home: Following Your Soul's Journey Home

Weiser Books. Used book in Good Condition. With the characteristic warmth, passion, ingerman now continues to share her lifework with Welcome Home, and authenticcity that have earned her worldwide recognition, an empowering action plan for creating a more positive future by truly letting go of blame and guilt.

. Sandra ingerman's deeply moveing debut, captivated readers with its introduction of shamanic journeying, Soul Retrieval, an ancient tradition of healig. Used book in Good Condition. Soul retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self. HarperOne. Bantam Books.

Medicine for the Earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins

Soul retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self. Bantam Books. The ancient healing art of transmutation, is mentioned in all the world's great spiritual traditions, in which toxic substances are transformed into "safe" substances, including Hinduism and Taoism. From cross-cultural legends recounting shamanic cures to the biblical accounts of the parting of the Red Sea and Jesus multiplying the loaves and fishes, many spiritual traditions are rich in stories about seemingly inexplicable transformations of the natural world.

In this book, ingerman takes us on a remarkable journey through the history of transmutation, teaching us how we can use this forgotten technique to change ourselves and our environment. Weiser Books. Used book in Good Condition. HarperOne. In one dramatic illustration of what can be accomplished when consciousness and awareness fuel our actions, Ingerman describes her own success in transforming the nature of chemically polluted water.

And while many have tapped this body of work to heal the self, it has yet to be used to heal our environment. Medicine for the earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins. For twenty years, Sandra Ingerman has studied alternative ways to reverse environmental pollution. Used book in Good Condition.

She provides us with creative visualizations, and chants derived from ancient healing practices that produce miraculous, rituals, ceremonies, scientifically proven results.

The Norse Shaman: Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern Tradition

She explains the key concepts of Ørlög and wyrd--the two most powerful forces that shape human lives--and provides exercises for letting go of harmful behavior patterns and transforming simple knowledge into profound wisdom by connecting with Óðinn. Thoroughly examining the shamanic rituals of seiðr, the author provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seiðr ceremony, including creating your own seiðr staff and hood, the oracular magic of the Nordic cultures, and explores the ancestral use of shamanic songs or varðlokur to accompany the ceremony.

An experiential guide to the wisdom preserved in europe’s far north• includes shamanic journeys to connect with deities and your ancestral shamans• Provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seiðr ceremony• Draws on archaeological evidence and surviving written records from Iceland• Reveals the long tradition of female shamans in northern European shamanismShamanism is humanity’s oldest spiritual tradition.

HarperOne. Woven throughout these exercises, grandmothers, Rysdyk provides archaeological evidence from Neolithic sites supporting the long tradition of venerating wise women, and mothers in ancient cultures and the important role of female shamans at the heart of northern European shamanism. She offers exercises to connect with the ancient goddesses of fate, the Norns, and introduces the overnight wilderness quest of útiseta for reconnecting with the powers of nature.

Soul retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self. Yet at the northern fringes of Europe, Christianity did not displace the original shamanic practices until the end of the Viking age. Destiny Books.

Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power

Soul retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self. HarperOne. Destiny Books. Shamanism is an ancient spirituality rooted in the belief that all matter has consciousness and that accessing the spirit in all things is part of what keeps the world and people healthy and in balance. Bantam Books. Used book in Good Condition.

Used book in Good Condition. Using shamanic techniques that have been proven over thousands of years of human existence, tuva, the Ulchi from Siberia, Rysdyk offers a step-by-step guide to understanding and integrating shamanic practices into one's life through:Power AnimalsPrayers and RitualsDiscovering the Creative Energy of EmotionImagination and ManifestationLearning to Shape-shiftDivinationTraditional Shamanic HealingRysdyk shares powerful stories of shamans from a variety of cultures such as Nepal, and from Peru.

Spirit beings surround us and are the source of a spirit walker's ability to profoundly influence life events and thrive in difficult circumstances. In spirit walking, shamanic practitioner Evelyn Rysdyk shows how we can all connect with the spirit world to find balance and healing. Medicine for the earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins.

. Weiser Books. She brings a fresh perspective to the work by showing how the latest findings in quantum physics are verifying that we are all connected in an intricate web of energy and spirit.