Sandra and a prolific author and teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution using spiritual methods. She has trained and founded an international alliance of Medicine for the Earth Teachers and shamanic teachers. Sandra is recognized for bridging ancient cross-cultural healing methods into our modern culture addressing the needs of our times.
This is a great video from Sandra Ingerman where she talks about several important aspects of shamanism and being a shamanic practitioner. A quote: "I really do believe that it is a destiny to be on this path. It is not an easy path. It is the path of the wounded healer."
Everyone's path is different and along my journey I came across several books that hit me at the right time. They spoke in a way so I could hear a key message at that time and on the subjects that I needed to learn more about. There's many great books out there, and I've read many more than are on this list. This is NOT a list the 7 best books I've read, but the ones that caused me to shift with the learnings and lessons they brought me.
In this post we'll go over some of the early solstice celebrations and then outline some rituals you can practice on your own. here are many different ways to celebrates the solstice that have origins in cultures from all around the world.
"Shamanic journeying is the inner art of traveling to the 'invisible worlds' beyond ordinary reality to retrieve information for change in any area of your life - from spirituality and health to work and relationships."
"Shamanic practitioners can perform some of the classic healing methods that will help people today… but performing shamanic healings for people today, although important, is not enough. For shamans see that illness comes from living a life that is out of balance and disharmonious. One of the greatest gifts that shamanic practitioners can give people is to help them learn how to change their lives so that harmony returns. And we must also help people live a life of honor and respect for nature and the rest of life. In this way harmony and health can return to the planet again…"