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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shamanism

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You're no idiot, of course. You know that shamans are also known as medicine men and women, who use the power of the mind and call on spiritual helpers to heal the afflicted. However, this ancient art has been put to more modern uses, including problem solving, empowerment, and personal mastery.

But you don't have to trek through steamy Amazonian jungles or frigid Siberian
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Alpha (first published 2002)
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May 19, 2011 Sue rated it liked it
This was a nice overview, and gave a realistic view of shamanism. The material was presented in a positive light, did not romanticize the practice but did leave me interested in pursuing more info and shamanistic practices.
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May 12, 2015 Libby rated it liked it
After reading this book, I don't feel like a complete idiot about shamanism anymore.
Seriously, though, it was informative and entertaining.
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