Connect to spirit and find your way to wholeness, balance, and harmony with this practical guide to shamanism. You'll learn a variety of foundational topics, including divination, rituals, and shamanic journeying, as well as intermediate skills such as dream work and long-distance healing. Author Mark Nelson shares core beliefs and practices not connected to a specific culture or religion, making this book accessible to everyone. Explore the natural world and nature spirits, perform shadow work and ancestral healing, and harness the power of psychopomp and soul retrieval. You'll also discover how to reach altered states, work with different types of spirits, and learn from the history and customs of shamanism. Concise and down-to-earth, Shamanism provides everything you need to begin or enhance your practice.