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The Spirit of Shamanism Brings Harmony and Magic into Everyday Life

Keith Varnum, Guest Waking Times  Shamanism is a very practical spirituality. A modern-day shaman could live next door to you and the only clues you might have are that they get along well with people and animals and have a green thumb with plants. Also, shamans have a knack for putting people at ease and

The Secrets of Siberian Shamanism

Michael Howard, New Dawn Waking Times Today, especially in New Age circles, the term ‘shamanism’ is often used in a generalised way to describe all kinds of indigenous magical practices in a wide range of cultures worldwide. It has also been projected back into a past that it never had, so we can find modern

Shamanism and Spirituality

Konstantin Eriksen, Guest Writer Waking Times Man is a spiritual creature, always searching for meaning. But for many people in the so-called “western world,” there is a feeling of disenchantment with the world as it is: Wake up, do your job, get a mortgage, buy a house, pay your taxes and eagerly await the weekend. Perhaps you’re

The Visionary World Of Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Shamanism In The Amazon

Howard G. Charing, Guest Writer Waking Times  Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon “We are not talking about passive agents of transformation, we are talking about an intelligence, a consciousness, an alive and other mind, a spirit, which of course we have no place in our society. Nature is alive and is talking

Shamanism in the 21st Century

Jade Wah’oo Grigori, Guest Writer Waking Times Shamanism is humanity’s oldest and most enduring spiritual practice. From the very origins of the human race there is evidence of our relationship with the Divine expressed through ceremony as a means of maintaining harmonious union with Creation. Whether in the placement of flowers upon the graves of our

Disaster Shamanism and the Vicissitudes of Power

Z, Contributing Writer Waking Times “For what one needs in this universe is not certainty but the courage and nerve of the gambler; not fixed conviction but adaptability; not firm ground whereupon to stand but skill in swimming.” –Alan Watts “Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does

Shamanism – Other Worlds – Ayahuasca Documentary (Video)

Ayahuasca is used largely as a religious sacrament. Those whose usage of ayahuasca is performed in non-traditional contexts often align themselves with the philosophies and cosmologies associated with ayahuasca shamanism, as practiced among indigenous peoples like the Urarina of Peruvian Amazonia.