Shamanism: An Expanded View of Reality

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Quest Books, May 1, 1987 - Religion - 318 pages
A powerful collection of essays from authors such as Mircea Eliade, Joan Halifax, Stanley Krippner, Brooke Medicine Eagle, Serge King, and Michael Harner on the mystifying phenomenon of shamanism around the world---what it is, how it works and why.
 

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Contents

The Shamans Alternate Reality
1
Shamanism and Cosmology
17
The Presence of Spirits in Magic
47
The Shaman
62
An Archaic andor Recent
76
Shamanic States of Consciousness
101
Shamanism ESP and the Paranormal
133
Rolling Thunder at Work
145
Shamanism in the Jewish Tradition
181
The Way of the Adventurer
189
The Native American Prayer Pipe
204
Shamanism and the Perennial Philosophy
211
Transformation Process in Shamanism
233
Shamanism and Theosophy
253
Shamanism in a Changing World
265
Lineage of the
280

Shamanic Traditions
159

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About the author (1987)

Shirley Nicholson, an eminent Theosophist and the former editor of Quest Books, is also the author of Ancient Wisdom: Modern Insight. She currently lives in Ojai, CA, where she is the Resident Head and Executive Vice President of The Krotona Institute of Theosophy.

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