The Way of the Shaman by Michael Harner
The Way of the Shaman
By Michael Harner

This classic on shamanism pioneered the modern shamanic renaissance. It is the foremost resource and reference on understanding shamanism. Now, with a new introduction and a guide to current resources, anthropologist and shamanic practitioner Michael Harner provides the definitive handbook on practical shamanism—what it is, where it came from, how you can participate.

Contents:

Chapter 1: Discovering the Way
Chapter 2: The Shamanic Journey: Introduction
Chapter 3: Shamanism and States of Consciousness
Chapter 4: Power Animals
Chapter 5: The Journey to Restore Power
Chapter 6: Power Practice
Chapter 7: Extracting Harmful Intrusions
Appendix A: Drums, Drumming Cassettes, and Training Workshops
Appendix B: The Hand Game of the Flathead Indians

"Wonderful, fascinating...Harner really knows what he's talking about."
— Carlos Castaneda

"An intimate and practical guide to the art of shamanic healing and the technology of the sacred. Michael Harner is not just an anthropologist who has studied shamanism: he is an authentic white shaman."
— Stanislav Grof, author of The Adventure of Self-Discovery

"Harner has impeccable credentials, both as an academic and as a practicing shaman. Without doubt (since the recent death of Mircea Eliade) the world's leading authority on shamanism."
— Nevill Drury, author of The Elements of Shamanism