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Shamanism

An A-Z Reference Guide

by Marilyn Walker

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Discover the history and core elements of Shamanism

Shamanism is a widely used term for a broad range of spiritual practices across time, continents, and cultures. Shamanism is your all-in-one reference guide to shamanic traditions and healing modalities around the world.

Entertaining and easy to navigate, Shamanism is a rich collection of unique facts and stories from shamanic cultures. You’ll find engaging entries on cultural beliefs, spiritual motifs, sacred objects, and rituals, like Vibrational Medicine and Soul Retrieval (recovering lost souls or soul parts).

Shamanism includes:

  • Shamanic handbook—Explore the history and mythology of Shamanic cultures, as well as engaging info on spiritual ecology or the back-to-nature movement.
  • All about rituals—Learn about numerous rituals and techniques, like healing with crystals and extracting malevolent spirits with a Soul Catcher.
  • Animism to Zoroastrian—This guide is organized alphabetically for easy reference so you can build your knowledge on the go.

Discover the magic, mythology, and healing history of Shamanism with this introductory guide.

About the Author
Marilyn Walker holds a PhD in anthropology and is the author of Harvesting the Northern Wild, a guide to the edible wild plants of the north. She is currently associate professor in the department of anthropology at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.
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Discover the history and core elements of Shamanism

Delve into the fascinating world of shamanism with this all-in-one reference guide, featuring a rich collection of facts about its traditions and healing techniques around the world. Shamanism is an anthropological term for a broad range of indigenous spiritual practices across many cultures—and this guide makes learning about it easy!

In Shamanism, you’ll find engaging entries on indigenous cultural beliefs, spiritual motifs and objects, captivating legends, and shamanistic rituals, like shaking medicine (ecstatic shaking to produce a transcendent state), sound healing (sound therapy), and even soul retrieval (recovering souls from the underworld).

Shamanism includes:

  • Shamanic almanac—Explore the history and mythology of shamanic cultures, as well as info on spiritual ecology and the back-to-nature movement.
  • Rites of passage—Discover the processes used for numerous shamanism rituals and techniques, like healing with crystals and extracting malevolent spirits with a soul catcher.
  • Animism to Zoroastrianism—This shamanism guide is categorized alphabetically for easy reference so you can build universal knowledge on-the-go.

Discover the magic, mythology, and history of shamanism with this introductory guide.

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