Dance of Stones: A Shamanic Road Trip by Ken Day

Dance of Stones by Ken Day

An accessible, enjoyable and informative perspective from a full-time shaman, actively practicing in a professional setting for over 25 years. A shamanic journey that is both personal and universal, sharing its heart in a modern way with the myths of … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Contemporary Shamanism, Story of Shaman, US Shamanism

Demystifying Hmong Shamanism: Practice and Use by Linda A Gerdner

Demystifying Hmong Shamanism by Linda Gerdner

Demystifying Hmong Shamanism is the first book to provide a comprehensive discussion of shamanism as practiced and experienced by Hmong Americans. A broad range of case examples are discussed that not only represent the initiation and maintenance of the shaman’s … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Asian Shamanism, Hmong Shamanism, Research Related

Entering the Circle by Olga Kharitidi

Entering the Circle by Olga Kharitidi

Entering the Circle: Ancient Secrets of Siberian Wisdom Discovered by a Russian Psychiatrist Olga Kharitidi’s debut book is a remarkable account of her spiritual adventure in snowbound Siberia. Joining an ailing friend on a spontaneous trip to the Atai Mountains, … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Asian Shamanism, Biography, Siberian Shamanism, Story of Shaman

Fire in the Head by Tom Cowan

Fire in the Head by Tom Cowan

Fire in the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit In ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’ William Butler Yeats refers to the ‘fire in the head’ that characterises the visionary experience. Tom Cowan has pursued this theme in a lyrical cross-cultural … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Celtic, European Shamanism

Haitian Vodou by Mambo Chita Tann

Haitian Vodou by Mambo Chita Tann

Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti’s Indigenous Spiritual Tradition Haitian Vodou is a fascinating spiritual tradition rich with ceremonies and magic, songs and prayers, dances and fellowship. Yet outside of Haiti, next to no one understands this joyous and profound … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Haitian, Vodou

Healing Of The Soul: Shamanism And Psyche by Ann Drake

Healing of the Soul by Ann Drake

Bomohs are shamans from an Islamic Unani tradition. While in Borneo with the Peace Corps in the 1960s, Ann Drake made contacts which eventually would draw her into this lineage connected with historic indigenous practices. (Book Description) The text begins … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural, Shamanism Healing
Subjects: Indonesian Shamanism, Shamanism and Psychology, Soul Healing, Story of Shaman

Journey to Q’eros: Golden Cradle of the Inka by Elizabeth B. Jenkins

Journey to Q'eros by Elizabeth B. Jenkins

At last, the sequel to Elizabeth Jenkins’ International Bestseller, THE RETURN OF THE INKA! Jenkins continues the rivetting true-life account of her initiation into the Andean Mystical Tradition as she leads a group of initiates to where the High Andes … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Andean, South American Shamanism, Story of Shaman

Lessons in Courage: Peruvian Shamanic Wisdom for Everyday Life by Bonnie Glass-Coffin, Oscar Manuel Miro-Quesada

Lessons in Courage by Oscar Manuel Miro-Quesada and Bonnie Glass-Coffin

Buckminster Fuller reminds us, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.” This book provides just that model, as well as concrete practices for living it. … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Curanderismo, Mesa, Peruvian, South American Shamanism, Story of Shaman

Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream by Greg Sarris

Weaving the Dream by Greg Sarris

A world-renowned Pomo basket weaver and medicine woman, Mabel McKay expressed her genius through her celebrated baskets, her Dreams, her cures, and the stories with which she kept her culture alive. She spent her life teaching others how the spirit … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Biography, Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Native American

Magic of the Ordinary: Recovering the Shamanic in Judaism by Gershon Winkler

Magic of the Ordinary by Gershon Winkler

A spiritual crisis sent Orthodox rabbi Gershon Winkler to remote regions of the Southwest, where he studied with Native American healers. From them he began to recover the long-lost wisdom of what he calls “Aboriginal Judaism”: the religion’s tribal roots. … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Customer Favorites, Shamanism Judaism, Story of Shaman

Masters of the Living Energy by Joan Parisi Wilcox

Masters of the Living Energy by Joan Parisi Wilcox

Masters of the Living Energy: The Mystical World of the Q’ero of Peru Known as the “keepers of the ancient knowledge” the Q’ero Indians of Peru are the most respected mystics of the south-central Andes.  In 1996 Joan Parisi Wilcox … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Andean, Mesa, Peruvian, South American Shamanism

Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic by Jenny Blain

Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic by Jenny Blain

Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Anthropology, Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: European Shamanism, Norse, Research Related, Siedr

Of Water and the Spirit by Maliodoma Patrice Some

Of Water and the Spirit by Malidoma Patrice Some

Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Biography, Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: African Shamanism, Story of Shaman, West Africa

The Bowl Of Light by Hank Wesselman

Bowl of Light by Hank Wesselmman

The Bowl of Light: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian Shaman In 1996, a revered Hawaiian elder befriended an American anthropologist, and from their rare and intimate rapport, something miraculous emerged. Through the words and teachings of the kahuna wisdom-keeper Hale Makua, … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Customer Favorites, Hawaiian Shamanism

The Norse Shaman by Evelyn C. Rysdyk

The Norse Shamanby Evelyn Rysdyk

Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern Tradition 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 … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: European Shamanism, Norse, Seidr

The Teachings of Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda

Don Juan by Castaneda

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge A Yaqui way of knowledge. The teachings of don Juan is the story of a remarkable journey: the first awesome steps on the road to becoming a “man of knowledge” … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Series: Book One, Castaneda Yaqui Series | Subjects: Initiation, Psychotropic or Hallucinogenic, South American Shamanism, Story of Shaman

The Woman in the Shaman’s Body by Barbara Tedlock

Woman in the Shaman's Body by Barbara Tedlock

The Woman in the Shaman’s Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine 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. Here is a fascinating expedition into … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Anthropology, Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Gender in Shamanism, Mayan, South American Shamanism, Story of Shaman

The Woodtock Bridge, A Journey To Discover Your Spirit by Gregory Drambour

“A Marvelous Adventure! I Recommend It Highly!” –Richard Carlson, author of Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff, NY Times Best-Seller The Woodstock Bridge is about one man’s spiritual journey to rediscover the passion and hope he felt in the sixties. His … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Native American, Story of Shaman

Tibetan Shamanism: Ecstasy and Healing by Larry Peters

Tibetan Shamanism Ecstacy and Healing by Larry Peters

Reflecting sixteen years of intensive fieldwork, this book is a rich chronicle of the daily lives, belief systems, and healing rituals of four highly revered Tibetan shamans forced into exile by the Chinese invasion during the 1950s. Larry Peters lived … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: Asian Shamanism, Death, Psychopomps, Tibetan Shamanism

Working the Spirit: Ceremonies of the African Diaspora by Joseph M. Murphy

Working the Spirit by Joseph M. Murphy

“An appreciative and user-friendly book on religion in the African diaspora. Murphy’s skillfully drawn portraits offer an inviting introduction to the religious worlds of Vodou, Candomble, Santeria, Revival Zion, and the Black Church” – David W. Wills, Amherst College … Continue reading →

Genre: Shamanism Cultural
Subjects: African Shamanism, Contemporary Shamanism, Historical Perspective