The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living
An illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives. Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned from his elders. Here he focuses on the twelve core qualities that are crucial to the Lakota way of life--bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, honor, perseverance, love, humility, sacrifice, truth, and compassion. Whether teaching a lesson on respect imparted by the mythical Deer Woman or the humility embodied by the legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse, The Lakota Wayoffers a fresh outlook on spirituality and ethical living.
The Bushman Way of Tracking God: The Original Spirituality of the Kalahari People
The Bushman’s Way to Tracking God is articulated through twelve original mysteries, including: activating the non-subtle universal life force (what the Bushmen call n/om), heightening emotional experience, vibratory interaction, direct downloading and absorption of sacred knowledge, extraordinary healing, activation of the ecstatic “pump,” spontaneous ways of rejuvenation, attending the spiritual classrooms, so-called telepathy, an uncommon range of mystical experiences, and last but not least, total bliss.
Sapo In My Soul The Matses Frog Medicine
The story of the Western world's discovery of the powerful Matsés frog medicine known as Sapo or Kambo. Part memoir, adventure story, magical mystery tour, jungle jaunt and documentary,Sapo In My Soul is an essential guidebook to using the medicine traditionally. With over two dozen photos as well as stories and information on sapo's sister medicine nü-nü, Sapo In My Soul is a power-packed ride into uncharted terrain.
Speaking with Nature: Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth
Connecting with nature and nature beings to help heal us and the Earth Provides experiential practices to communicate with nature and access the creative power of the Earth. Shares transformative wisdom teachings from conversations with nature beings, such as Snowy Owl, Snake, Blackberry, Mushroom, and Glacial Silt, exploring the role of each in bringing balance to the planet.
Through the Rabbit Hole: Explore and Experience the Shamanic Journey and Energy Medicine
Through the Rabbit Hole: Explore and Experience the Shamanic Journey and Energy Medicine is a guide into the concepts and skills needed for the Basic Shamanic Journey. Author Jan Engels-Smith begins our journey through the rabbit hole by exploring the meaning and definition of the term shaman, and the evolution and understanding of 21st Century Shamanism. Through this exploration the reader will come to understand the basic tenets of core shamanism, and how to apply these core principles to our daily lives.