The Norse Shaman: Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern Tradition, Paperback
An experiential guide to the wisdom preserved in Europe's far north - Includes shamanic journeys to connect with deities and your ancestral shamans - Provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seior ceremony - Draws on archaeolog...
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An experiential guide to the wisdom preserved in Europe's far north - Includes shamanic journeys to connect with deities and your ancestral shamans - Provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seior ceremony - Draws on archaeological evidence and surviving written records from Iceland - Reveals the long tradition of female shamans in northern European shamanism Shamanism is humanity's oldest spiritual tradition. In much of the Western world, the indigenous pre-Christian spiritual practices have been lost. Yet at the northern fringes of Europe, Christianity did not displace the original shamanic practices until the end of the Viking age. Remnants of Norse shamanic spirituality have survived in myths, folk traditions, and written records from Iceland, providing many clues about the ancient European shaman's world, especially when examined in conjunction with other shamanic cultures in northern Eurasia, such as the Sami and the tribes of Siberia. Reconstructing the shamanic practices of the hunter-gatherers of Scandinavia, Evelyn Rysdyk explores the evolution of Norse shamanism from its earliest female roots to the pre-Christian Viking Age. She explains how to enter Yggdrasil, the World Tree, to travel to other realms and provides shamanic journeys to connect with the ancestral shamans of your family tree, including the Norse goddess Freyja, the very first shaman. She offers exercises to connect with the ancient goddesses of fate, the Norns, and introduces the overnight wilderness quest of utiseta for reconnecting with the powers of nature. She explains the key concepts of Orlog and Wyrd--the two most powerful forces that shape human lives--and provides exercises for letting go of harmful behavior patterns and transforming simple knowledge into profound wisdom by connecting with Ooinn. Thoroughly examining the shamanic rituals of seior, the oracular magic of the Nordic cultures, the author provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and condu
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