Entries tagged with “Shamanism”

21 Days to Your Vision Quest

Get ready for the least-expensive, most-healing, most-enlightening 48 hours you may ever experience.

Book Review: Encounters with Power

Encounters with PowerAdventures and Misadventures on the Shamanic Path of HealingBy José Luis Stevens, PhDSounds TrueWhile the latest book from José Luis Stevens is not without its…

Book Review: The Shaman Within

The Shaman WithinA Physicist’s Guide to the Deeper Dimensions of Your Life, the Universe, and EverythingBy Claude PonceletSounds TrueShamans are said to be masters of two worlds, l…

Book Review: The Toltec Art of Life and Death

The Toltec Art of Life and Deathby Don Miguel Ruiz with Barbara EmrysHarperElixirIf you believe no nonfiction book should include a “cast of characters” page, because authors shoul…

Bring on the Global Exorcism!

In October of 1967, Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin gathered Americans and encircled the Pentagon for a grand exorcism. The plan was to use an Aramaic chant to levitate the Pentagon, turn it orange, and shake out the evil that pervaded it...

How to Design a Successful Ceremony

An excerpt from The Book of Ceremony

How to Grow a New Body

For millennia, medicine men and women have known the secrets to a long and healthy life.

How to Release Your Fears

“While the ‘suddenlies’ of life are unavoidable, when they appear in front of you, it can be helpful to draw on memories of times in the past when you got through something you thought would crush you. Doing so can help you find the courage to trust that this too shall pass and you will be up for the challenges ahead.”

Journey of a Shaman

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Kambo Cleanse and Hearing God’s Voice in Frog Poison

What is it really like to try a kambo cleanse? The South American detox treatment.

Keening: The Power of a Really Good Celtic Cry

For the last ten days of April, I had the great fortune of attending the International Gathering of Shamans in Dunderry, County Meath, Ireland. The purpose of our gathering was to …

Practicing Death

Marti was a bright, optimistic, attractive 40-year-old woman when she first entered a support group for cancer patients that I facilitated at the Center for Attitudinal Healing in …

Sacred Dreaming with Alberto Villoldo Ph.D.​

Alberto Villoldo explains the three kinds of waking dream and how to make your sacred dream a reality.

Shaking Medicine

In November of 1881, a Squaxin Indian logger from Puget Sound named John Slocum became sick and soon was pronounced dead. As he lay covered with sheets, friends proceeded to conduc…

Should Non-Natives Practice Indigenous Religions?

Seekers in the West hunger to learn from indigenous spiritual teachers, but what are the politics and ethics of taking on and changing the traditions of others?I am a student and p…

Soul Proprietor

Shamanic healers help clients overcome trauma and find healing through the practice of journeying and soul retrieval.

Stressed Out? Scared? Taking Yourself Too Seriously?

Forget feathers, bones, and beads. Most shamans dress normally and carry no magic objects. In these exercises you are asked to play. Try the trickster way of tinkering with your li…

The Bowl of Light

The Bowl of Light: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian ShamanBy Hank Wesselman, Ph.D.The ancient knowledge of the authentic Hawaiian kahuna is not well known to the larger world, even…

The Key to a Blissful Life

First, we learn how to control the stress in our daily lives.