Dancing the Dream

The Seven Sacred Paths Of Human Transformation

Author: Jamie Sams

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062515144

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 7487

FIND YOUR SACRED PATH Widely recognized as one of the foremost teachers of Native American wisdom, Jamie Sams reveals the seven sacred paths of human spiritual development and explains how exploring each path leads to shifts in our personal relat

Medicine Cards

The Discovery of Power Through the Ways of Animals

Author: Jamie Sams,David Carson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312204914

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

View: 2458

A revised and expanded edition of a best-selling divination system, based on ancient Native American traditions, uses fifty-two power animals to help heal the body, mind, and spirit, featuring beautifully designed cards and an informative handbook. 75,000 first printing.

Sacred Path Cards

The Discovery of Self Through Native Teachings

Author: Jamie Sams

Publisher: HarperOne

ISBN: 9780062507624

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 1941

This extraordinary tool for self-discovery draws on the strength and beauty of Native American spiritual tradition. Developed by Native American medicine teacher Jamie Sams, this unique system distills the essential wisdom of the sacred teachings of many tribal traditions and shows users the way to transform their lives. The 44 beautifully illustrated cards, each endowed with a particular meaning and message, may be drawn individually for a daily lesson or laid out in a series of spreads that open up different paths to inner knowledge. Used with the accompanying text, which explains the various forms and methods of interpretation and divination, the cards are a powerful tool for enhanced self-awareness and positive change.

Earth Medicine

Ancestor's Ways of Harmony for Many Moons

Author: Jamie Sams

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062510630

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 400

View: 709

The true spirit of Native American ways of knowing shines through in these heartfelt meditations, poems, and stories. In 364 daily offerings organised according to the cycles of the moon, Jamie Sams offers stirring and poetic insights into the spirituality of the earth, connecting with our communities, and our own soul journeys. Based on Native American creeds and legends, these meditations cut to the heart with their honesty, beauty, and authenticity. Sams teaches such grounded lessons as how to face an unknown future with confidence and conviction, how to rediscover the joy of curiosity, and how to develop a true intimacy with nature.

Dreaming the Council Ways

True Native Teachings from the Red Lodge

Author: Ohky Simine Forest

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781578631322

Category: Social Science

Page: 329

View: 9387

Integrates the matriarchal teachings from Canadian Indian, Mongolian, and Maya roots to create a written manifestation of these early cultures. She invites you to grasp the true universality of these symbols and traditions, to combinetheir ancient knowledge, to live the council way today. She provides practical information about shamanism, power animals, and includes charts that offer guidance for Spiritual Warriors so you can handle both worlds. Illustrated. Color insert. Index.

The Thirteen Original Clan Mothers

Your Sacred Path to Discovering the Gifts, Talents, and Abilities of the Feminin

Author: Jamie Sams

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062507567

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 4966

Offers a visionary guide to self-knowledge, revealing the mysteries of the ancient female oral tradition.

Other Council Fires Were Here Before Ours

A Classic Native American Creation Story as Retold by a Seneca Elder and Her Gra

Author: Jamie Sams

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006250763X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

View: 9854

A retelling of the Seneca creation story and prophesies for the future.

Mastery of Awareness

Living the Agreements

Author: Doña Bernadette Vigil

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1591438624

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

View: 4557

• Doña Bernadette Vigil, the working partner of don Miguel Ruiz and a fully initiated Nagual woman, reveals the authentic tradition of Toltec self-mastery. • Includes exercises from the ancient spiritual path that take the practitioner from Jaguar Knight and Eagle Knight through Nagual Master. • Provides a program of 11 Agreements for continuing the spiritual journey. The Toltec people of ancient Mexico possessed powerful knowledge, passed down secretly through generations of Naguals, that enabled them to achieve a remarkable psychic and spiritual balance. These spiritual warriors learned to discipline their thoughts and emotions, channeling their energy into unconditional love for themselves and others and transforming their world in the process. With the understanding of one who has walked the path, dona Bernadette Vigil--a full Nagual, or shaman, in the Toltec tradition--guides readers through the effective training techniques practiced by Toltec warriors for centuries. By following the practices of the spiritual warrior, readers will experience the amazing sense of peace and contentment that comes from finally breaking free from layers of self-limiting thoughts and fulfilling their true potential as human beings. More than a handbook for personal change, Mastery of Awareness challenges readers to transform the collective dream of the planet.

Thorsons Principles of Native American Spirituality

Author: Dennis Renault

Publisher: Thorsons Pub

ISBN: 9780722533338

Category: Indian mythology

Page: 112

View: 9746

Native American spirituality teaches the value of living in harmony with the earth, of honouring each other and respecting the interdependence of all life. This introductory guide explains what a vision quest is, how to reconnect with nature, how to purify with herbs, what a sweat lodge is, what a medicine tool is and what the Great Mystery is.

Grandmothers Counsel the World

Women Elders Offer Their Vision for Our Planet

Author: Carol Schaefer

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834824175

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

View: 1066

We are thirteen indigenous grandmothers. . . . We are deeply concerned with the unprecedented destruction of our Mother Earth, the atrocities of war, the global scourge of poverty, the prevailing culture of materialism, the epidemics that threaten the health of the Earth’s peoples, and with the destruction of indigenous ways of life. We, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, believe that our ancestral ways of prayer, peacemaking, and healing are vitally needed today. . . . We believe that the teachings of our ancestors will light our way through an uncertain future. In some Native American societies, tribal leaders consulted a council of grandmothers before making any major decisions that would affect the whole community. What if we consulted our wise women elders about the problems facing our global community today? This book presents the insights and guidance of thirteen indigenous grandmothers from five continents, many of whom are living legends among their own peoples. The Grandmothers offer wisdom on such timely issues as nurturing our families; cultivating physical and mental health; and confronting violence, war, and poverty. Also included are the reflections of Western women elders, including Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Carol Moseley Brown.

Giant Steps

Author: Barry Neil Kaufman

Publisher: Fawcett Books

ISBN: 9780449215692

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

View: 5385

"You'll Laugh, You'll Cry, But You'll Walk Away Cheering." Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Barry Neil Kaufman won national acclaim with Son-Rise and To Love is to Be Happy With. Now, he takes readers on an intimate journey through the challenges facing the young people with whom he has worked. Each Drama is Unique, All are Unforgettable: -- a young girl facing the decision to have an abortion or a baby... -- a sensitive adolescent learning to deal with a parent's death... -- the pilgrimage of parents whose child is locked behind an emotional barrier... -- the frustration of a bright child with an undiagnosed learning disability... -- the torment of a teenage girl troubled by her own blossoming sexuality... Here are the stories of young people at critical turning points in their lives. Here also is the story of the man who neither judges them nor censures them, but simply accepts them and, ultimately, helps them to make their own choices.

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter

A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine

Author: Sue Monk Kidd

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006199796X

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 1669

"A masterpiece of women’s wisdom."—Christiane Northrup, M.D. "The journey to capture her feminine soul and live authentically . . . makes a fascinating, well-researched and well-written story."—Publishers Weekly In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of its publication, a newly reissued edition of the bestselling author’s classic work of feminine spiritual discovery, with a new introduction by the author. "I was amazed to find that I had no idea how to unfold my spiritual life in a feminine way. I was surprised, and, in fact, a little terrified, when I found myself in the middle of a feminist spiritual reawakening."—Sue Monk Kidd For years, Sue Monk Kidd was a conventionally religious woman. Then, in the late 1980s, she experienced an unexpected awakening, and began a journey toward a feminine spirituality. With the exceptional storytelling skills that have helped make her name, Kidd tells her very personal story of the fear, anger, healing, and freedom she experienced on the path toward the wholeness that many women have lost in the church. From a jarring encounter with sexism in a suburban drugstore, to monastery retreats and to rituals in the caves of Crete, she reveals a new level of feminine spiritual consciousness for all women—one that retains a meaningful connection with the "deep song of Christianity," embraces the sacredness of ordinary women’s experience, and has the power to transform in the most positive ways every fundamental relationship in a woman's life—her marriage, her career, and her religion.

The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees

Author: James Mooney

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform


Category: Cherokee Indians

Page: 97

View: 480

The sacred formulas here given are selected from a collection of about six hundred, obtained on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina in 1887 and 1888, and covering every subject pertaining to the daily life and thought of the Indian, including medicine, love, hunting, fishing, war, self-protection, destruction of enemies, witchcraft, the crops, the council, the ball play, etc., and, in fact, embodying almost the whole of the ancient religion of the Cherokees. The original manuscripts, now in the possession of the Bureau of Ethnology, were written by the shamans of the tribe, for their own use, in the Cherokee characters invented by Sikw�ya (Sequoyah) in 1821, and were obtained, with the explanations, either from the writers themselves or from their surviving relatives.

Shamanic Path Workbook

Author: Leo Rutherford

Publisher: Swirl

ISBN: 9781845491352

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 212

View: 7326

SHAMANIC PATH WORKBOOK TEACHINGS OF THE RED ROAD MEDICINE WHEEL MAPS FOR UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIFE How to shift addictions, needyness, judgmentalness How to master the victim - persecutor - rescuer triangle How to retrieve your personal power and live YOUR life How to comprehend your life via the Star Maiden's Circle TEACHINGS OF THE BLUE ROAD ACCESSING ALTERNATE REALITIES FOR KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM How to journey shamanically into parallel realities How to do Soul Retrieval for another How to Trance-Dance your way to ecstasy How to know yourself as part of the Cosmos through The 'Twenty Count' A SHAMAN IS ONE WHO 'WALKS WITH ONE FOOT IN THE EVERYDAY WORLD AND ONE FOOT IN THE SPIRIT WORLD'. THIS BOOK TAKES YOU DOWN BOTH THE RED AND THE BLUE ROADS AND OFFERS MANY PRACTICAL EXERCISES AND CEREMONIES TO HELP AND GUIDE YOU ON YOUR WAY.

Religion and Spirituality in Psychiatry

Author: Philippe Huguelet,Harold G. Koenig

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521889529

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2892

This book was the first to specifically address the impact of religion and spirituality on mental illness.

Mother Earth Spirituality

Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves

Author: Ed McGaa

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062043978

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

View: 3382

"A dear stream of practical knowledge with the mind change we need to save the life of our Mother Earth--and ourselves . . . This is a book for every person who loves this planet. Eagle Man shows us the joyful path home to our universal Mother." ?ynthia Bend, Water Spirit Woman, co-author of Birth of a Modem Shaman "A rich panorama of our native heritage which allows the seeker access to the heart of the Path of Beauty. Ed McGaa has walked this path so that all people may live in harmony." Samie Sams, Hancoka Olowanpi, author of Midnight Song: Quest for the Vanished Ones "Ed McGaa is one of the first persons who can write about 0glala religion in the first person because he has lived it. For years anthropologists have hoped a Native American would portray that society from the inside out. Ed McGaa has. It's about time." William K. Powers, author of 0glala Religion "Fascinating as well as inspiring reading. Ed McGaa makes an excellent spiritual guide and intellectual teacher . . . The information stimulates the mind, the drawings delight the eye, and the ideas soothe the spirit." Jack Weatherford, author of Indian Givers "Profound and insightful . . . Mother Earth Spirituality will be of great importance to those of us, both 'rainbow' and non-Indian people, who walk over land in search of a deeper spiritual life . . . For us, this book is an invaluable guide showing us how to do it." Fred Alm Wolf, Ph.D., author of Taking the Quantum Leap

Medicine of the Cherokee

The Way of Right Relationship

Author: J. T. Garrett,Michael Tlanusta Garrett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1591439337

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 1772

Discover the holistic experience of human life from the elder teachers of Cherokee Medicine. With stories of the Four Directions and the Universal Circle, these once-secret teachings offer us wisdom on circle gatherings, natural herbs and healing, and ways to reduce stress in our daily lives.

The Wretched of the Earth

Author: Frantz Fanon

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 9780802198853

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 8345

Frantz Fanon was one of the twentieth century’s most important theorists of revolution, colonialism, and racial difference, and this, his masterwork, is a classic alongside Orientalism and The Autobiography of Malcolm X. The Wretched of the Earth is a brilliant analysis of the psychology of the colonized and their path to liberation. Bearing singular insight into the rage of colonized peoples and the role of violence in historical change, the book also incisively attacks postindependence disenfranchisement of the masses by the elite on one hand, and intertribal and interfaith animosities on the other. A veritable handbook of social reorganization for leaders of emerging nations, The Wretched of the Earth has had a major impact on civil rights, anticolonialism, and black-consciousness movements around the world. This new translation updates its language for a new generation of readers and its lessons are more vital now than ever.

The A to Z of New Age Movements

Author: Michael York

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810863324

Category: Religion

Page: 426

View: 9585

The A to Z of New Age Movements furnishes profiles and explanations of New Age spokespeople and leaders, of a range of human potential and self-help practices, of countercultural spiritual developments, and of different groups and organizations that identify as New Age. The dictionary consists of over 240 individual entries along with an introduction that describes the historical foundations of the New Age orientation and its relation with contemporary Western paganism.

Confessions, Revised and Updated

The Making of a Postdenominational Priest

Author: Matthew Fox

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583949356

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 3341

"In Confessions, Matthew Fox recounts his personal, intellectual, and spiritual journey from altar boy to Dominican priest to theologian, and the story of how he eventually found it necessary to stand up to the Vatican. It also tells the story of our times and the Catholic church's efforts at renewal at the Vatican Council, the abortion of that movement by two subsequent papacies (John Paul II and Benedict XVI), and the price many have paid for that betrayal. Fox was but one of 105 theologians silenced, condemned, and deprived of their livelihood by a papacy that "destroyed theology" and theological discourse, but was the most visible one in North America. After breaking with the Roman Catholic Church, Fox was confirmed as an Episcopal priest, and began working to reclaim spirituality from the bonds of organized religion while reinventing meaningful ritual through his "Cosmic Mass," geared particularly to the younger generation. Confessions describes the alternative programs and theological perspectives Fox brought forth in his thirty-two books and alternative pedagogy for reinventing education. Confessions is a remarkable story of activism for our times. Three new chapters in th