Shamanism is the 60,000 year old spiritual foundation of
our ancient ancestors. It understands that all of the
natural world is not only alive but sentient. A shaman
is one who has disciplined herself or himself to expand
perception into this larger world of
spirit/consciousness for purposes of insight, guidance
or healing on behalf of others.
Shamanism isn't a religion.
It is a healing and problem-solving method which
coexists peacefully with many religious traditions. It
works along side Christianity and Judaism in the
Americas and with Buddhism and Hinduism in Asia.
Grounded in nature, shamanism is compatible with beliefs
that see human beings and the Earth as dependent upon
each other for health and well being. It also honors the
personal power, intuition and sacredness of each