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Shamans have the power to heal, receive visions, and transcend their personal identities to become our representatives in the spirit world. Who are these remarkable people and what do they believe? Here are the answers, in the actual words of shamans from around the world -- along with stunning color photos taken at work, at home, and in traditional ceremonies. They discus ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 30th 2000 by Sterling (first published October 1st 1999)
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Devika Koppikar
Jun 12, 2013 rated it it was ok
The book contained some fascinating information about the practice of shamanism and how traditional/tribal traditions see the world.

However, in keeping up with many of the shamans’ limited English, the book was poorly written. In this way, I think the editor, Timothy Freke, diminished the wisdom and knowledge the shamans had to share. I think the editor could have easily converted the sentence fragments and odd grammar into a more sophisticated and smoother piece. And, he could have done this wi
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Kendra
Short interview chapters with Shamans from different practices. Surprisingly detailed considering the book isn't very big, and an interesting read.
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Timothy Freke has an honors degree in philosophy and is the author of more than twenty books on world spirituality. He lectures and runs experiential seminars throughout the world exploring gnosis. For information, see timothyfreke.com. Both Freke and Gandy live in England and are the authors of five previous books, including The Jesus Mysteries and Jesus and the Lost Goddess.