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Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.

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Awakening to the Spirit World by Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman

In Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman bring together a circle of renowned Western shamanic elders to present a comprehensive manual on the oldest and most reliable human technology for accessing the realms of spirit – Shamanism.

The Shamanic Elder contributors are: Tom Cowan, Carol Proudfoot-Edgar, José Stevens, and Alberto Villoldo.

Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman

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Awakening to the Spirit World discusses:

  • How the original practice of shamanism shaped the world’s spiritual traditions and why it is still relevant today.
  • The art of the shamanic journey–a time-tested meditative method for experiencing important spiritual lessons and truths.
  • Guidance for avoiding common pitfalls of shamanic practice. Instruction for working with your dreams, connecting to your spirit guides, healing yourself and your environment.

Table of Comtents

Take a looksee at the Table of Contents:

  • Preface from Sandra Ingerman
  • Preface from Hank Wesselman
  • Introduction What Is Shamanism?
  • The Shamanic Journey
  • Reconnecting with Nature
  • Visionary Work with Weather and Environmental Changes
  • The Power of Ceremony and Ritual Dreams
  • Creative Art As a Bridge
  • Working with Sound and Light
  • Death As a Rite of Passage
  • Experiential Work with Death and Dying
  • All Change Involves a Death
  • Our Children Are Our Future
  • Working in Community
  • The Transformational Community
  • The Return of the Shaman
  • Further Resources
  • About The Society for Shamanic Practitioners
  • About the Authors
  • About the Contributors

Shamanism & Shamanic Practice

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Spiritual Development Tools

Using Spiritual Development Tools can provide a solid foundation in helping you to grow your spiritual connections. My perspective is that we are spiritual beings having a human experience here on Earth, that we are one with Spirit and one with each other. In my practice, I refer to Spirit in a number of ways including Great Spirit, God, Creator, Great Mystery, the Source of All, Infinite Mind, and so forth.

Spiritual development tools have come to us from spiritual and religious traditions going back to the dawn of time.

My goal is to introduce you to the tools that I have personally used and practiced, as well as some tools that have been recommended to me.

  • affirmations
  • awareness that we are part of nature
  • chanting
  • chakras
  • clearing
  • concentration
  • contemplation
  • grounding
  • journalling
  • mala beads
  • meditation
  • prayer
  • protection
  • Sanskrit mantra
  • spiritual discipline
  • visualization
  • walking

Learn More About Spiritual Development Tools

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Reconnecting with Our Inner Spirit and Power Within

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