This colorful four-color kit (book and 36 cards) provides both novices and experienced practitioners practical tips and tools for exploring the world of shamanism.
The instructional book provides a clear and engaging introduction to shamans—who they are, where they live, and what they do. Also discussed are shamanistic ethics and the tools of shamanistic healing, including medicine wheels, the shaman’s drum, altars and shrines, psychoactive plants, and the shaman’s rattle.
This engaging kit is an invitation into the world of shamanistic healing, including finding vision, dreamwork, working with animal spirits, and reading oracle cards.
About the Author
Nicholas Breeze Wood has practiced shamanism since the mid 1980s, combining it with the 'earthier end' of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as with 'medicine' teachings from Native North American peoples. He has worked with many gifted medicine people and shamans over the years, and holds traditional teachings and invitations. He is deeply apprenticed to his own spirit helpers, whose teachings never fail to awe and surprise him. He is the editor of Sacred Hoop Magazine - a leading international magazine about shamanism - which has been published since 1993. He is also a musician and artist.
Sarah Bartlett is the author of several spiritual and occult books, including the bestsellers The Tarot Bible and The Essential Guide to Psychic Powers. An astrologer for many women's magazines such as Cosmopolitan UK, She, Spirit and Destiny, and the London Evening Standard, Sarah currently contributes to BBC Radio 2 show, Steve Wright in the Afternoon, as well as to theastrologyroom.com, of which she is a founding member. She has written Supernatural Places for National Geographic, and The Afterlife Bible for Octopus. Sarah teaches and practices astrology, tarot, Wicca, and other occult arts.
“The Shaman Box is a great place to find out about what shamans do and the ethical considerations that underlie their practices. The information about cross-cultural shamanistic practices that Nicholas Breeze Wood provides is priceless – even for those who are experienced practitioners. The enclosed set of 36 animal and bird spirits cards can be used on your altar, as personal talismans or for divination.”
— Evelyn C. Rysdyk, author of six books on shamanism including, Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power and A Spirit Walker’s Guide to Shamanic Tools