To use the Shaman's journey successfully, it is important to prepare thoroughly. Here you will find classics by Michael Harner that present bridges between indigenous and core shamanic practice, as well as visionary stories of spiritual awakenings. If you are seeking practical step-by-step instruction for starting on the shamanic path, you will find some of your most valuable written resources here.

These books, especially when used with our CD's, provide a time-tested avenue for initiating your own individual practice of basic shamanic methods.


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Cave and Cosmos Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality
By Michael Harner

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. Written by the leading authority on shamanism, Cave and Cosmos is a must-read not only for those interested in shamanism, but also for those interested in spirituality, comparative religion, near-death experiences, healing, consciousness, anthropology, and the nature of reality.

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At Michael Harner's request, all royalties from Cave and Cosmos will go to the Foundation for Shamanic Studies in support of its work.

Ema's Odyssey by Sandra Harner Ema's Odyssey: Shamanism for Healing and Spiritual Knowledge
By Sandra Harner

"This is a unique and inspiring story—a woman'ís shamanic adventures in other worlds over ten years, narrated and recorded as they happened. By narrating her experiences while in those realms, the anonymous Ema offers the reader the opportunity to be with her step by step as her magical odyssey unfolds under the listening ear of Sandra Harner, her experienced shamanic counselor." From the Foreword by Michael Harner.

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Way of the Shaman The Way of the Shaman
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By Michael Harner
This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. It is the foremost resource and reference on practical shamanism.

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Sky Shamans of Mongolia by Kevin Turner Sky Shamans of Mongolia: Meetings with Remarkable Healers
By Kevin Turner
Part travelogue, part experiential spiritual memoir, Kevin Turner takes us to visit with authentic shamans in the steppes and urban centers of modern-day Mongolia. Along the way, the author, a practicing shaman himself, tells of spontaneous medical diagnoses, all-night shamanic ceremonies, and miraculous healings, all welling from a rich culture in which divination, soul-retrieval, and spirit depossession are a part of everyday life.

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Weather Shamanism Weather Shamanism
By Nan Moss with David Corbin
Creating an alliance and working partnership with the spirits of weather to restore well-being and harmony to Earth and ourselves. Weather Shamanism is about transformation — of ourselves, and thus our world. It is about how we can develop an expanded worldview that honors spiritual realities in order to create a working partnership with the spirits of weather and thereby help to restore well-being and harmony to Earth.

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Hallucinogens and Shamanism Hallucinogens and Shamanism
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Edited by Michael Harner
In this unusual collection, ten original studies explore the use of hallucinogens in shamanism: the ancient and widespread practice of invoking an altered state to perceive and work with supernatural powers.

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The Jivaro The Jívaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls
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By Michael Harner
A classic ethnographic account of the freedom-loving and reputedly most warlike indigenous people of the Amazon, written for the scholar and layperson alike. Read more about this book...

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