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The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
The Way of the Shaman: Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Michael Harner
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This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. It is the foremost resource and reference on shamanism. Now, with a new introduction and a guide to current resources, anthropologist Michael Harner provides the definitive handbook on... (read more)

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Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey Into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism
Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey Into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism
by Daniel Pinchbeck
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A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience. While psychedelics of all sorts are demonized in America today, the... (read more)

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Bollingen Series #0076: Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
Bollingen Series #0076: Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
by Mircea Eliade
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First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian émigré--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986... (read more)

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Dark Shamans-PB
Dark Shamans-PB
by Neil L Whitehead
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On the little-known and darker side of shamanism there exists an ancient form of sorcery called kanaimà, a practice still observed among the Amerindians of the highlands of Guyana, Venezuela, and Brazil that involves the ritual stalking... (read more)

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Dance of the Four Winds: Secrets of the Inca Medicine Wheel
Dance of the Four Winds: Secrets of the Inca Medicine Wheel
by Alberto Villoldo
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Dance of the Four Winds recounts the adventures of the American psychologist Alberto Villoldo as he journeys to Peru to explore the visionary ceremonies of the native shamans. Here Quecha masters use the jungle plant ayahuasca to further their spiritual... (read more)

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Last of the Medicine Men
Last of the Medicine Men
by Benedict Allen
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In The Last of the Medicine Men, author Benedict Allen, explores the mysterious and dramatic world of healers, who are popularly referred to as witchdoctors. In the diverse communities of the world, healing roles are assumed by faithhealers, shamans... (read more)

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Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village
Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village
by Martin Prechtel
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Twenty-five years ago, a young musician and painter named Martin Prechtel wandered through the brilliant landscapes of Mexico and Guatemala. Arriving at Santiago Atitlan, a Tzutujil Mayan village on the breathtaking shores of Lake Atitlan, Prechtel met... (read more)

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Jaranan: The Horse Dance and Trance in East Java
Jaranan: The Horse Dance and Trance in East Java
by Victoria Clara Van Groenendael
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A striking feature of the performances of the majority of horse dance (jaranan) groups is the appearance of trance dancers, who are used to establish contact with the spirits of ancestors. The government discourages this practice, and this book examines... (read more)

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Forbidden Sacraments: The Survival of Shamanism in Western Civilization
Forbidden Sacraments: The Survival of Shamanism in Western Civilization
by Donald P. Dulchinos
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A detailed history of the shamanic foundations of western civilization.... (read more)

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Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)
Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology)
by Mircea Eliade
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First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian émigré--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986... (read more)

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Shamanism (Quest Book)
Shamanism (Quest Book)
by Shirley Nicholson
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A powerful collection of essays from authors such as Mircea Eliade, Joan Halifax, Stanley Krippner, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Serge King, and Michael Harner on the mystifying phenomenon of shamanism around the world---what it is, how it works and why.... (read more)

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Ancient Traditions: Shamanism in Central Asia and the Americas
Ancient Traditions: Shamanism in Central Asia and the Americas
by Gary Seaman
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Shamanism is the world's oldest religion. The rituals and beliefs of this ancient tradition were carried from Asia and Siberia into the New World by nomadic hunting bands beginning 12,000 years ago. This unique collection of essays on shamanism in... (read more)

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Rain Fore
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Rain Fore
by Mark J Plotkin
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For thousands of years, healers have used plants to cure illness. Aspirin, the world's most widely used drug, is based on compounds originally extracted from the bark of a willow tree, and more than a quarter of medicines found on pharmacy shelves... (read more)

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Shaman's Path: Healing, Personal Growth, & Empowerment
Shaman's Path: Healing, Personal Growth, & Empowerment
by Gary Doore
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The ancient path of shamanism is alive and well in contemporary society. Physicians, therapists, and spiritual seekers are among those who are rediscovering the shaman's methods—such as drumming, visualization, and storytelling—as effective... (read more)

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Native Healer
Native Healer
by Robert G Lake
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An exciting glimpse into the world of Native American shamanism. Many today claim to be healers and spiritual teachers, but Medicine Grizzlybear Lake definitely is both. In this work he explains how a person is called by higher powers to be a medicine... (read more)

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Medicine Women Curanderas & Women Doctors
Medicine Women Curanderas & Women Doctors
by Bobette Perrone
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The stories of ten women healers form the core of this provocative journey into cultural heaing methods utilized by women. In a truly grass-roots project, the authors take the reader along to listen to the voices of Native American medicine women... (read more)

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Voodoos : Search for the Spirit (95 Edition)
Voodoos : Search for the Spirit (95 Edition)
by Laennec Hurbon
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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The Dancing Healers: A Doctor's Journey of Healing with Native Americans
The Dancing Healers: A Doctor's Journey of Healing with Native Americans
by Carl A Hammerschlag
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This fascinating account of a Yale-trained psychiatrist's twenty-year experience with Native American healing interweaves autobiography with stories of the Native Americans who challenged his medical school assumptions about their methods.While working... (read more)

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Medicine Women, Curanderas, & Women Doctors
Medicine Women, Curanderas, & Women Doctors
by Bobette Perrone
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Portraits of 10 women healers working in native American, Hispanic, and AMA traditions. Based primarily on interviews with the subjects. Compares the differences and similarities of philosophical approach, spiritual and emotional elements, techniques,... (read more)

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Shamans, Gods, and Mythic Beasts: Colombian Gold and Ceramics in Antiquity
Shamans, Gods, and Mythic Beasts: Colombian Gold and Ceramics in Antiquity
by Armand J Labbe
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The art of ancient Colombia is both individual in its many varied aspects, and a part of the larger South American world of its time, factors leading to the diversity of type and complexity of image present in the works of art seen here. This volume... (read more)

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