Howard G. Charing is a director of the Eagle Wing’s Centre for Contemporary Shamanism and has taught at Dr. Michael Harner’s Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He holds workshops internationally and in addition runs Plant Medicine Retreats in the Peruvian Amazon. He lives in England and Peru.
Pablo Amaringo’s stunning art was inspired by shamanic visions. A master communicator of the ayahuasca experience, Amaringo’s work is a doorway into a transcendent world. Contains 47 full-color reproductions of Amaringo’s never-before-published paintings.
The authors explain the techniques that shamans use to establish connections to plant spirits. Practical exercises are provided using traditional Amazonian and Caribbean healing plants and their common North American equivalents, so that readers can explore the world of plant spirits and make allies of their own.
Howard Charing explains the surprising way he accidentally became a shaman and how it completely changed the course of his life. Charing’s story will empower readers to begin exploring the realms of consciousness and energy that surround us and welcome the dissolution of the boundary between the physical and the spiritual.
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