Basics of Shamanism

These books offer a friendly introduction to shamanism and instruction on basic shamanic techniques, including journeying, working with spirit guides, and understanding messages from the spirits.

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner's Guide
Sandra Ingerman

A friendly and accessible introduction to shamanism and the practice of shamanic journeying.

The Way of the Shaman
Michael Harner

The classic introduction to the field of shamanism, written by the founder of the the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.

How to Meet & Work With Spirit Guides
Ted Andrews

Simple, practical advice on meeting your spirit guides and maintaining healthy working relationships with them.

Power Animal Meditations: Shamanic Journeys with Your Spirit Allies
Nicki Scully

A series of inspiring journeys to meet and work with animal spirits.

Modern Shamanic Living: New Explorations of an Ancient Path
Evelyn C. Rysdyk

Shows that a shamanic perspective is relevant and valuable in our modern global context.

Secrets of Shamanism: Tapping the Spirit Power Within You
José Stevens PhD, and Lena S. Stevens

Transform your life using the tools and techniques of shamanism.