Shamanism

The Ayahuasca Sessions

Conversations with Amazonian Curanderos and Western Shamans

Written by Rak Razam
Price: $19.95
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A great read for seekers and thrill-seekers interested in ayahuasca tourism, entheogens, and counterculture studies, this companion volume to the author's memoir Aya Awakenings collects in-depth interviews with native Amazonian curanderos (healers) and Western shamans traveling the "gringo trail" in the jungles of Central and South America in search of a...

Aya Awakenings

A Shamanic Odyssey

Written by Rak Razam, Foreword by Dennis J. McKenna
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Experiential journalist Rak Razam sets out to document the thriving business of 21st-century hallucinogenic shamanism starting with a trip to the annual Amazonian Shaman Conference in Iquitos, Peru, where he meets a motley crew of "spiritual tourists," rogue scientists, black magicians, and indigenous and Western healers and guides, all in town...

Cave and Cosmos

Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality

Written by Michael Harner
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In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the trail for the worldwide revival of shamanism with his seminal classic The Way of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he provides new evidence of the reality of heavens.

Drawing from a lifetime of personal shamanic experiences and more than 2,500 reports of Westerners’ experiences...

The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic

The Parallel Lives of People as Plants: Keeping the Seeds Alive

Written by Martin Prechtel
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Martín Prechtel’s experiences growing up on a Pueblo Indian reservation, his years of apprenticing to a Guatemalan shaman, and his flight from Guatemala’s brutal civil war to life in the U.S. inform this lyrical blend of memoir, cultural commentary, and spiritual call to arms. The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic is both an...

The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners

The Healing Power of Medicinal Plants

Written by Wolf D. Storl, Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar
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Traditional herbalists or wise women were not only good botanists or pharmacologists; they were also shamanic practitioners and keepers of occult knowledge about the powerful properties of plants. Traveling back to the healing arts of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners takes readers deep...

Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition

The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants

Written by Jim DeKorne
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Psychedelic Shamanism presents the spiritual and shamanic properties of psychotropic plants and discusses how they can be used to understand the structure of human consciousness. Author Jim DeKorne offers authoritative information about the cultivation, processing, and correct dosages for various psychotropic plant substances including the belladonna alkaloids, d-lysergic acid amide, botanical...

Way of the Ancient Healer

Sacred Teachings from the Philippine Ancestral Traditions

Written by Virgil Mayor Apostol
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Way of the Ancient Healer provides an overview of the rich tradition of Filipino healing practices, discussing their origins, world influences, and role in daily life. Enhanced with over 200 photographs and illustrations, the book combines years of historical research with detailed descriptions of the spiritual belief system that forms the...

Discovering Your Spirit Animal

The Wisdom of the Shamans

Written by Lucy Harmer, Foreword by Pip Waller
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In Discovering Your Spirit Animal, shamanic healer Lucy Harmer presents a practical approach to understanding spirit animals and applying their power to specific situations in daily life. Written in clear, simple language and featuring compelling stories and anecdotes, the book explains what a spirit animal is, describes its purpose, and shows...

Amazing Grace

The Nine Principles of Living in Natural Magic

Written by David Wolfe and Nick Good
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It’s official; embraced by everyone from stars like Uma Thurman and Woody Harrelson to average people who are seeking the best health possible, raw food and the live food lifestyle is “in.” But making that transition can be a challenge. That’s where Amazing Grace comes in. Written by raw-foods authority David...

Faces of Your Soul

Rituals in Art, Maskmaking, and Guided Imagery with Ancestors, Spirit Guides, and Totem Animals

Written by Elise Dirlam Ching and Kaleo Ching, Foreword by Matthew Fox
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In Faces of Your Soul, Elise Dirlam Ching and Kaleo Ching combine art and archetypes, meditation and acupressure, guided imagery, journaling, and many different creative processes in a collage of healing knowledge and wisdom. The authors start by stressing the balance of complementary opposites—left brain/right brain, challenge/comfort, practicality/the sacred—as crucial to...

Stealing Benefacio's Roses

Written by Martin Prechtel, Illustrated by Martin Prechtel
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Following the acclaimed Secrets of The Talking Jaguar and Long Life, Honey in the Heart, this is an expansive, lyrical novel in the tradition of indigenous oral storytelling. Based on the author's many years of living in a Guatemalan village, Stealing Benefacio's Roses interweaves dramatic recountings of village life and the...

The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun

A Mayan Tale of Ecstasy, Time, and Finding One's True Form

Written by Martin Prechtel, Illustrated by Martin Prechtel
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Author and illustrator Martín Prechtel is internationally known for his explorations of ancient folklore and uncovering the lessons therein for modern readers. In The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun, he revives a hitherto unknown Guatemalan Tzutujil Mayan tale of the beginnings of the world with a poetic retelling of...

Long Life, Honey in the Heart

Written by Martin Prechtel, Illustrated by Martin Prechtel
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Martín Prechtel continues the narrative of his unique life in Santiago, Atitlan in Long Life, Honey in the Heart, an eloquent memoir replete with the subtle intelligence and sophistication of Mayan culture. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Guatemala's political upheaval in the 1980s, this heady mix of magic, humor, and...

Conscious Breathing

How Shamanic Breathwork Can Transform Your Life

Written by Joy Manne, Ph.D.
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Conscious Breathing presents contemporary Breathwork methods in a comprehensive, structured way for modern readers. Emphasizing the practice as a way to access the most elevated states of consciousness and the deepest states of meditation, author Joy Manne shows how Breathwork can be applied to transpersonal, existential, past life, chakra, Kundalini, shamanic...

Eduardo el Curandero

The Words of a Peruvian Healer

Written by Eduardo Calderon, Richard Cowan, Douglas Sharon and F. Kaye Sharon
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A fascinating glimpse at a day in the life of a Peruvian shaman, Eduardo el Curandero relates the philosophies of a Peruvian shaman and illustrates the medicinal use of natural drugs. This revised version of Eduardo el Curandero includes an updated preface, an 'in memoriam' section devoted to the life Eduardo...

Ayahuasca Visions

The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman

Written by Pablo Amaringo and Luis Luna
Price: $35.00
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The mythologies and cosmology of Amazonian shamanism materialize in fantastic color and style in this unique, large-format volume, representing the fruit of several years of collaboration between a Peruvian folk artist/shaman and a Colombian anthropologist/filmmaker.

Wizard of the Upper Amazon

Written by F. Bruce Lamb
Price: $17.95
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Wizard of the Upper Amazon is an extraordinary document of the life among a tribe of South American Indians at the beginning of the 20th century. For many readers, the most compelling sections of the book will be the descriptions of the use of Banisteriopsis caapi, the ayahuasca of the Amazon...