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Returning to Nature

Waken Tanker is the Native American name for the Great Spirit in Manifestation. In Shamanic understanding, everything in creation has a spark of the Great Spirit within it, their forms vary widely, as do their earthly experiences and awareness of time. 

Everything in creation, as it contains a fragment of the Great Spirit within it, has its own awareness of life and its own experiences of life. It is this Spirit fragment that is contained within all things, that links all things together, and through which we as Humans can connect with them.

Crystals in Shamanic Practice

Crystals are an important part of Shamanic Practice. However, often times Shamanic Practitioners do not choose their crystal helper by looking in a book and deciding which one(s) to ask for help (although this can be useful in some circumstances) but they will use their connectivity and intuition to discern which crystal wants to help them at any given time or for a particular need to be fulfilled.

Crystals are very useful helpers in our own personal work, on the physical, mental, emotional and Spirit aspects of our selves and also for us to help others with.

A Guide to Shamanic Quest Foundation Course

This course consists of eight modules spread over twelve one day workshops. Criteria for acceptance on the course are attendance of an Introductory Workshop. 
 
The principle aim of the course is to help you with your own, multi-dimensional personal development, re-establish your connections with the earth and nature and enable you to practice shamanics on an on-going basis to empower your future and help those around you with the knowledge and techniques learned.
 
Participation in the course will impart a deeper understanding of shamanism and its principles and practice.

What is a Shaman?


Shaman are spiritual beings with the ability to heal, work with energies and 'see' visions. Shamans work with the spirit healing illness at the soul level, using knowledge and insight gained from working with the spirits of nature such as rocks and trees, the land, and from the spirits of animals and humans such as their ancestors. For the shaman, everything is alive and carries information.

You can call this spirit, energy, or consciousness. In order to communicate with the spirit or consciousness of these things, the shaman will shift his or her own state of awareness.
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