This evocative guide to Shamanism takes you on a journey from its origins in Europe, North America, Siberia and the Arctic Circle through to contemporary rituals to try today. Illustrated with cultural images, totems and people, shaman John Matthews reveals the rich animistic traditions of this ancient spirituality and reveals how it can empower your life. Discover: The significance of power animals Shapeshifting - moving into different states of being Healing with spirit guides Vision questing - finding guidance in meditation and dream experiences Working with totems Shamanic drumming and trance
The complete illustrated guide to Shamanism in the Godsfield series of indispensable handbooks of esoteric practices and beliefs.
John Matthews is the bestselling author of over one hundred titles on alternative spirituality, history, mythology and children's books. He is recognized as one of the foremost teachers of shamanism in the world and since 1998, has spearheaded the revival of Celtic shamanism. He is in demand internationally as a speaker and regularly gives seminars in places as far apart as Finland and the United States. He is a co-founder of FIOS, the Fellowship for Inspirational and Oracular Studies.