PLANT SPIRIT SHAMANISM
An in-depth look at the role of plant spirits in shamanic rituals from around the world Shows how shamans heal using their knowledge of plant spirits as well as the plants medical properties
Explores the core methods of plant shamanism--soul retrieval, spirit extraction, and sin eating--and includes techniques for connecting with plant spirits Includes extensive field interviews with master shamans of all traditionsIn Plant Spirit Shamanism, Ross Heaven and Howard G. Charing explore the use of one of the major allies of shamans for healing, seeing, dreaming, and empowerment--plant spirits. After observing great similarities in the use of plants among shamans throughout the world, they discovered the reason behind these similarities: Rather than dealing with the medical properties of the plants or specific healing techniques, shamans commune with the spirits of the plants themselves.
|Author||ross heaven , howard g charing|
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