Reading List

Printable reading list (doc).


The Oracle Within by Jennifer Posada: Speaks to the power within and that our ascension to higher levels of consciousness are not outside of us but inside


The Woman in the Shaman’s Body by Barbara Tedlock: Speaks to the work of shamanism and the history of women throughout the ages who have been demonized for their power rather than honored


Andean Awakening by Jorge Luis Delgado


The World as You Dream It by John Perkins


Shape Shifting  by John Perkins


Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, by John Perkins, from Destiny Books


The Gift of Life by Bonnie Glass-Coffin: Personal account of author’s both ethnographic description and personal diary of her experiences describing lives and the healing arts of female shamans in northern Peru. She is an anthropologist and teacher.


The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo: Excellent book of inspiration, daily reflections guide using stories, great wisdom traditions, poetry and practices to help us examine and awake to ourselves.


Awakening to the Spirit World, The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Sandra Ingerman & Hank Wesselman: Presents a comprehensive manual for making these practices accessible and available in our daily lives, including: How the original practice of shamanism shaped the world’s spiritual traditions and why it is still relevant today. The art of the shamanic journey–a time-tested meditative method for experiencing important spiritual lessons and truths. Guidance for avoiding common pitfalls of shamanic practice. Instruction for working with your dreams, connecting to your spirit guides, healing yourself and your environment.


The Time of the Black Jaguar by Arkan Lushwala


The Way of the Shaman by Michael Harner


Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn, from Bantam/Turner books

A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield: A Buddhist approach to developing consciousness


Soul of Money by Lynne Twist, from W. W. Norton & Company