Experienced shamans venture into some weighty, dark and scary places in the non-ordinary reality on behalf of their clients. These books offer guidance on mending broken souls, psychopomp work (helping the dead pass over), extraction, depossession, and other advanced shamanic techniques.
|Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self Through Shamanic Practice
This classic book details the shamanic technique for recovering lost soul parts and restoring wholeness.
|Welcome Home: Following Your Soul's Journey Home
Followup to Soul Retrieval offers broader guidance on how to proceed on your healing journey.
|Shamanic Guide to Death and Dying
Meditations, exercises, and rituals for a shamanic approach to death.
|Shapeshifting: Techniques for Global and Personal Transformation
Teacher and activist Perkins describes shapeshifting and other advanced shsmanic techniques and how they can be used to effect change.
|Hallucinogens and Shamanism
A scholarly cross-cultural survey of shamans' use of psychotropics to access the spirit world.
|Psychedelic Shamanism: The Cultivation, Preparation and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants
A detailed, practical guide to psychotropic plants used by shamans.
|Medicine for the Earth: How to Transform Personal and Environmental Toxins
A call for using shamanic techniques and spiritual energy to heal the earth.
|Dancing in the Flames
A guide to transformation by working constructively with the Dark Goddess, the seemingly destructive and irrational side of female divinity. From a Jungian psychology perspective.
|Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and Exorcism of Five Contemporary Americans
Case studies of people possessed by spirits and intervention by exorcists trained in the Catholic tradition.
|Fang and Fur, Blood and Bone: A Primal Guide to Animal Magic
In-depth book on working with your animal spirit guides.
|Advanced Topics in Shamanism|