"If we are victorious in any way we don't have anyone to whisper in our
ear that our victories are fleeting. Shaman-sorcerers, however, do have the
upper hand; as beings on their way to dying, they have someone whispering in
their ear that everything is ephemeral. The whisperer is Death, the infallible
advisor, the only one who won't ever tell you a lie."
Don Juan Matus to Carlos Castaneda, "The Active Side of
Shamanism is the spiritual practices of ancient
civilizations and cultures. Shamanism is the oldest healing tradition in the
world. The Shaman in history served as the communicator between the physical and
the spiritual worlds through various rituals and visualizations. This tradition
is observed by modern mankind as a way of returning to its roots.
This website is meant to give general information
on shamanism only. This FAQ contains a general overview on Shamanism. It should
be read by anyone interested in understanding what is meant by Shamanism and
what differentiates Shamanism from other forms of ecstatic experience.
ON SHAMANISM By Gordon Ireland
Is a two-part series discussing the many facets of shamanism, Part One
will strive to inform the reader of what a shaman is and how one becomes a
shaman? Part Two will explain the actual abilities the shaman possesses and how
they are put to use. .....APP 19 pages PDF ONLY
THE SABBATS By Gordon Ireland
The continuous circle seemingly had no beginning or end, thus signified that as
one cycle ended another began eternal life. The seasons of the year were
thought to be part of this cycle. The names of the four seasons date back to
pre-Christian times: 1) Earrach for "Spring," 2) Samhradh for "Summer," 3)
Foghara for "Harvest" which refers to Autumn, and 4) Geamhradh for "Winter."....App
68 pages PDF ONLY
PAGAN FAQ'S By
FAQ's (On Wicca, Paganism, Magick & Shamanism) Some frequently
asked questions and Answers about Wicca, Shamanism, Magick, and Paganism.....
App 70 Pages PDF ONLY
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Welcome to Earth Shamans School
As you know, the subject of this course is Shamanism but, we will touch on a lot
more than that. Shamanism is a craft and a way of life, not a religion. It can
be practiced anytime, anywhere because shamans work with their minds, bodies,
and with whatever nature provides. The true nature of shamanism is that while
you are learning the craft you heal yourself and, as you heal the self, you also
heal others. Learning takes place everywhere; not just in the classroom but from
friends, animals, books, spirit guides and life itself. (These lessons are