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See below for a selection of the latest books from Shamanism, paganism & druidry category. Presented with a red border are the Shamanism, paganism & druidry books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Shamanism, paganism & druidry books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
The Book of Hedge Druidry is for those who feel called to explore the magic and mystery of the powerful earth-based spirituality of the British Isles. This tradition will help you look to your ancestors, to the spirits of place, and to the fair folk for the guidance and inspiration they breath into your life. Explore the awen, the gods, the world tree, the four quarters, and much more. Develop your own practice with mystical meditations, prayers, and magical rites that will help you create balance and harmony in all that you do. Learn how to become a hedge rider who straddles the boundary between this world and the Otherworld, finding spiritual guides and companions whose insights will alter your own understanding of yourself and the world. Druidry is a powerful tradition that evokes the mystical spirit of times past. This book is a guide to the techniques of Druidry so that you can connect to a higher wisdom for the benefit of all.
Paganism In Depth is a next level book for Pagans interested in taking their practice deeper. Author John Beckett helps you develop a detailed understanding of practical knowledge as well as ideas for working through new challenges you'll encounter as you advance in your practice, such as what happens when a deity makes demands of you, and how to form and sustain a community. This book shares several keys to help you find your way forward when you feel you've gone as far as you can, including daily spiritual practice, ancestor veneration, perceiving the otherworld, religious ecstasy, direct experience of the gods, offerings, divination, magical practice, and devotional practice. Your relationships with your community and with the gods and spirits are of the utmost importance. John Beckett helps you navigate those relationships so you can give and receive the energy you need on your unique spiritual journey.
A step-by-step shamanic guide to navigating the non-ordinary realms, locating lost soul fragments, and reintegrating them Drawing on her more than 20 years' experience working with present-day Mesoamerican curanderos/as and the ancient shamanic healing traditions of the Mexica and Maya, Erika Buenaflor, M.A., J.D., provides a step-by-step guide for the curanderismo practice of soul retrieval. She explains how the soul is a form of sacred energy that can escape when someone experiences trauma or is threatened by challenging and stressful situations. Its absence can be responsible for a host of negative conditions including physical ailments, depression, insomnia, and dysfunctional behavior patterns. Exploring how to retrieve this sacred energy, or soul fragments, as well as resolve cases of soul theft, the author details how to journey through the non-ordinary realms of the Underworld, Middleworld, and Upperworld to locate lost soul fragments and reintegrate them. She explains how to enter a trance journey, providing instructions for shamanic breathwork practices, shamanic dancing, sounding and toning methods, as well as hand postures (mudras) to facilitate trance states. She explores how to perform soul diagnosis, create a loving and nurturing space for soul fragments to return, and work with the healing wisdom of the 5 Mesoamerican cardinal directions: South, West, North, East, and the Center, which marries the other directions and offers a portal to other worlds. She offers pressure point exercises to release the energies of traumas and contemplative exercises to continue the reintegration of soul fragments after the trance journey. She also explains how to connect with animal guardians to aid you in the soul retrieval process. Revealing how to achieve a lasting retrieval of soul energy, Buenaflor shows how the dynamic process of curanderismo soul retrieval can heal many forms and degrees of trauma and help people move forward in life with more clarity, self-awareness, empowerment, and greater depths of authentic self-love.
Journeying Between the Worlds shares Native American shamanic teachings in a way that is easily understood by people from any culture. This book is filled with practices that will open the door to dynamic, ever evolving relationships with the Great Spirit, your sacred Self, and your Ancestors. With simple exercises that help you build your skills and knowledge, this powerful guide teaches lessons based on Native American spiritual concepts, including shamanic journeying, the Medicine Wheel, dreams and visions, symbols, power animals, the elements, shamanic tools, the three realms, and much more. Written for beginner and intermediate shamanic practitioners, Journeying Between the Worlds shows you how to use shamanism to make sacred connections with the natural world, divine beings, and your own soul.
The Shor are a small indigenous minority in southern Siberia occupying southern Kemerovo Oblast. Their population numbers under 12,000. The Shor language belongs to the Khakass subgroup of the Uyghur-Oguz group of Turkic languages. Only about 1,000 people speak the native Shor tongue today. The Shor heroic tales are the largest and most long-standing genre of Shor folklore. They were generally performed at home in the evening or at night. They not only served as a relaxing activity for people, influencing their spiritual peace, but also served a magical role, protecting them from evil spirits. As with the oral traditions of original cultures, these tales exemplify the Shor's connection to `story' as something tangible, corporeal and animate. This very special manuscript depicts and preserves two of these epics.
Bring ancient Druid plant and herb into your life. The Druids revered certain plants - including trees, herbs and fungi - and attached special meanings to them. This stunning deck of 36 cards presents many of the most significant plants and describes their associated folklore and mythology. Will Worthington's rich images depict each plant in its natural habitat in exquisite detail. Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm's text describes the virtues and qualities of each species, and shows how the cards can be used as an oracle from which you can gain wisdom, guidance and inspiration.
At a time when we seek closer connection with the natural world, THE DRUIDCRAFT TAROT invites us to celebrate the earth and the rhythm of her seasons. This beautiful deck combines the two fundamental spiritualities of Nature - Wicca and Druidry - and re ects the explosion of interest in the Western magical tradition and paganism. Let the natural wisdom of DruidCraft bring you insight and inspiration for the life issues that you face today.
A hands-on guide to advanced spiritual transformation through the combined sacred arts of alchemy and shamanism Offering a unique, hands-on guide to advanced self-transformation, James Endredy shows how traditional shamanic techniques offer a doorway into the sacred art of alchemy, the inner transformation of the soul. Revealing the practical and intuitive connections between shamanism and alchemy, including not only Western alchemy but also alchemical practices from the East, Endredy recasts the 7 stages of the alchemical Great Work as a transformative shamanic journey and initiatic experience. He provides step-by-step instructions for 18 shamanic alchemy practices for inner transformation, including vibrational energy work, consciousness-altering techniques, the creation of mirrors of the mind, shamanic viewing, and sacred ceremonies tied to the four elements. Exploring the healing art of spagyrics, the author shows how this alchemical plant-medicine practice is receptive to the energetic work of traditional shamanic techniques. He details formulations for distilling shamanic spagyric remedies, as well as recipes for basic tinctures and plant-stones. He also discusses the creation of sacred space, altars, and shamanic distillation lodges. Comparing shamanic and alchemical cosmologies, the author explains how both shamanism and alchemy employ direct experience of the numinous and invisible worlds, also known as gnosis, to impart wisdom, invoke peace of mind, and increase creativity and vitality. Showing how the practical vibrational science of alchemy and the consciousness-transforming techniques of shamanism directly enhance and expand upon each other, Endredy also reveals how they have the same ultimate goals: to allow the practitioner to transmute spiritual lead into gold and to penetrate the deep secrets of life and of nature.
You ve become an expert at surviving the ups and downs of life, but now is the time to start feeling worthy of the good life you dream about. This inspiring book features a unique mix of shamanism and psychotherapy for deep, transformational healing that can be used by anyone. Heal Your Inner Wounds guides you through each step of life from childhood to adulthood and shows you how to work through and release the pain and resentment that may be lingering. Whether it s caused by relationship trouble, family problems, or self-esteem issues, Abby Wynne teaches you to let go of resentments from the past so you can have a more positive future.