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Fire in the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit

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In this exploration, Tom Cowan employs literary history to discover the shamanic roots of the Celtic spirit. It explores the shamanic roots of druidism, witchcraft and Celtic Christianity. Cowan draws together the shamans and the bards of old Europe and tells their spellbinding stories of shapeshifting and vision work. He cites the celtic myths and poems that evoke a strong connection to the ways of the shaman, and the spiritual importance that the words, story-telling and drumming can have in contemporary society.

Synopsis:

Shows how synchronicity (the phenomenon of meaningful coincidences) occurs in and enriches ordinary life; provides the key for each individual to interpret the synchronistic events in his or her life; and gives fresh insight into those relationships, dreams, and flashes of perception that touch and transform our lives.

Synopsis:

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 exploration of shamanism and the Celtic imagin

About the Author

Tom Cowan is the author of How to Tap Into Your Own Genius and the coauthor of Power of the Witch and Love Magic.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062501745
Subtitle:
Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit
Author:
Cowan, Tom
Author:
by Tom Cowan
Author:
Cowan, Thomas Dale
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
San Francisco, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Occult sciences and parapsychology
Subject:
Shamanism
Subject:
Celts
Subject:
General Body, Mind and Spirit
Subject:
Celts -- Religion.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
#4
Publication Date:
19930514
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6.125 x 0.6 in 12 oz

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
Humanities » Mythology » Celtic
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Metaphysics » General
Metaphysics » Shamanism
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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Product details 240 pages HarperSanFrancisco - English 9780062501745 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Shows how synchronicity (the phenomenon of meaningful coincidences) occurs in and enriches ordinary life; provides the key for each individual to interpret the synchronistic events in his or her life; and gives fresh insight into those relationships, dreams, and flashes of perception that touch and transform our lives.
"Synopsis" by , 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 exploration of shamanism and the Celtic imagin
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