Shamans of the World: Extraordinary First Person Accounts of Healings, Mysteries, and Miracles

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What does the world look like through the eyes of a shaman? To help answer this question, Dr. Bradford Keeney and Nancy Connor present Shamans of the World, an intimate encounter with traditional healers from ten unique indigenous cultures. Through mesmerizing first-hand accounts of miraculous transformation and healing, Shamans of the World transports readers to the otherworldly reality of visionary figures including: Walking Thunder, the Dine Medicine Woman who reveals the importance of a life fully appreciated...
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Overview

What does the world look like through the eyes of a shaman? To help answer this question, Dr. Bradford Keeney and Nancy Connor present Shamans of the World, an intimate encounter with traditional healers from ten unique indigenous cultures. Through mesmerizing first-hand accounts of miraculous transformation and healing, Shamans of the World transports readers to the otherworldly reality of visionary figures including: Walking Thunder, the Dine Medicine Woman who reveals the importance of a life fully appreciated Ava Tape Miri, the Guarani Forest Shaman who makes immediate the unity of all creation through his insights Mabolelo Shikwe, the Kalahari Bushman and lineage holder in the world's oldest healing tradition. With authentic "first wisdom" from its source, here is an unprecedented collection of our spiritual roots that offers a radical new understanding of the planet we share.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591799573
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2008
  • Pages: 286
  • Sales rank: 1,430,848
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Introduction     1
Walking Thunder: Dine Medicine Woman     13
Hands of Faith: Healers of Brazil     45
Gary Holy Bull: Lakota Yuwipi Man     65
Guarani Shamans of the Forest     93
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa: Zulu High Sanusi     111
Balians: Traditional Healers of Bali     145
Ikuko Osumi, Sensei: Japanese Master of Seiki Jutsu     165
Shakers of St. Vincent     189
Kalahari Bushmen Healers     213
Ropes to God: Experiencing the Bushman Spiritual Universe     235
Blessings from the Healers     261
References     271
Art Credits     273
Index     275
About the Editor and Ethnographer     285
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