Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness: Liminal Zones, Psychic Science, and the Hidden Dimensions of the Mind

2013-04-30 15:29:06

By Daniel Pinchbeck (Editor), Ken Jordan (Editor)

Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness: Liminal Zones, Psychic Science, and the Hidden Dimensions of the Mind by Daniel Pinchbeck (Editor), Ken Jordan (Editor)A diverse group of authors journey into the fringes of human consciousness, tackling psychic and paranormal phenomena, lucid dreaming, synchronistic encounters, and more. Collected from the online magazine Reality Sandwich, these essays explore regions of the mind often traversed by shamans, mystics, and visionary artists; adjacent and contiguous to our normal waking state, these realms may be encountered in dreams or out-of-body experiences, accessed through meditation or plant medicines, and marked by psychic phenomena and uncanny synchronicities. From demons encountered in sleep paralysis visions to psychic research conducted by the CIA, the seemingly disparate topics covered here congeal to form a larger picture of what these extraordinary states of consciousness might have to tell us about the nature of reality itself.


Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality

2013-03-31 16:43:44

By Michael Harner

Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality by Michael HarnerDrawing from a lifetime of personal shamanic experiences and more than 2,500 reports of Westerners' experiences during shamanic ascension, Harner highlights the striking similarities between their discoveries, including heavenly choirs and celestial music, indicating that the heavens they've encountered do indeed exist. He also provides instructions on his innovative core-shamanism techniques,


Awakening the Divine Soul: Finding Your Life Purpose

2013-03-01 09:30:41

By Rosanna Ienco

Awakening the Divine Soul: Finding Your Life Purpose by Rosanna IencoA recounting of Rosanna Ienco's time in Greenland as she explored the shamanic traditions of that ancient land and recounting her own inner travels—- to begin to open the door for you to embark on your own heartfelt shamanic journeys.


Sacred Medicine of Bee, Butterfly, Earthworm, and Spider: Shamanic Teachers of the Instar Medicine Wheel

2013-01-31 17:46:43

By Linda Star Wolf and Anna Cariad-Barrett

Sacred Medicine of Bee, Butterfly, Earthworm, and Spider: Shamanic Teachers of the Instar Medicine Wheel by Linda Star Wolf and Anna Cariad-BarrettSpiritual lessons from insect archetypes of the Medicine Wheel. It reveals the sacred wisdom inherent in Honeybee’s pollinating, Butterfly’s transformation, Spider’s weaving, and Earthworm’s recycling. It provides experiential practices, such as Shamanic Breathwork journeys, to connect with insect teachers and harness their consciousness-activating patterns. The book shows how Dragonfly, Cicada, and Cricket connect us with the Great Star Nations, the depths of Mother Earth, and the music of life


Neolithic Shamanism: Spirit Work in the Norse Tradition

2013-01-01 16:57:01

By Raven Kaldera, Galina Krasskova

 Neolithic Shamanism: Spirit Work in the Norse Tradition 	 by Raven Kaldera, Galina KrasskovaA step-by-step guide to working with the spirits of ancient northern Europe. The book explains how to build relationships with Earth, Sun, Moon, Plants, Animals, Water, Fire, Craft, Air, and the Ancestors through 83 practical exercises. It explores the role of altered states in spirit work. And outlines the ancient cultural rules and taboos to avoid spiritual debt or offense.