Shaman – Invoking Power, Presence and Purpose at the Core of Who YOU Are
The 'how-to' guidebook that blends stories from Ya'acov Darling Khan's experiences as a shamanic teacher with transformational exercises and rituals designed to bring shamanism into the 21st century.
Blending stories from Ya'Acov Darling Khan's own experiences as a renowned and highly respected shaman with exercises and rituals that the reader can try for themselves, Shaman opens up the road to deeply spiritual, ancient practices and how we can implement them in a changing modern landscape.
In this book, readers will find a step-by-step experiential journey through what is called the 5 Dimensions of Engaged Shamanic Practice.
- 1st dimension: our relationship with the Self.
- 2nd dimension: our one-to-one relationship with others.
- 3rd dimension: our relationship with the community or the Web of Life.
- 4th dimension: our relationship with the imaginal world and the spirits.
- 5th dimension: our relationship with the Great Spirit or Source.
Starting with a short history of shamanism, the book goes on to support the reader to understand and experience how rituals can be useful in their day-to-day lives. The core purpose of the book is to educate the reader about how to use the practice of ritual consciously in order to change their experience of life.
Illustrated with real-life stories and guided by Ya'acov's extensive experience over several decades of teaching and practice, Shaman presents a series of principles, structures, and inspirations through which readers can design their own organic rituals for their individual circumstances. By reading this book, readers will find a new way to connect to the cycle of life in a way that is meaningful to them creating their own rituals suited to 21st century living, regardless of belief, faith or superstition.