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Shapeshifting: Shamanic Techniques for Global and Personal Transformation
- by John M. Perkins

Shapeshifting: Shamanic Techniques for Global and Personal Transformation
by John M. Perkins

"Only a handful of visionaries have recognized that indigenous wisdom can aid the transition to a sustainable world. John Perkins' wonderful shapeshifting brings great insight for an industrial civilization consuming and polluting itself toward catastrophe." - Edgar Mitchell, ScD., Apollo astronaut, author of The Way of the Explorer

John's wonderful storytelling creates a journey so captivating it shifted me beyond time and space - a compelling book for anyone. - Stephan Rechtschaffen, M.D., President, Omega Institute, author of Time Shifting)

Shapeshifting is an engaging sage of one individual's transformation from global businessman to on-the-ground conservationist and healer. - (Michael Balick, Ph.D., author of Plants, People and Culture)

John Perkins eloquently portrays how changing our dream can propel us into shapeshifting not only ourselves but also the reality of the world around us. Perkins is a bridge. - Kenny Ausubel, Founder, Collective Heritage Institute, author of Restoring the Earth and Seeds of Change.

Book Description
An exploration of the shamanic practice of shape shifting and the story of how learning these techniques helped the author transform from corporate executive to environmental activist.

Many indigenous cultures have known the art of shapeshifting: the actual transformation of a human being into another living creature. Lakota Sioux warriors would shapeshift into buffalo to become better hunters and to honor the animal, and Andean shamans transform into plants from the jungle to learn healing power. In this book, author John Perkins examines these ancient shamanic practices and reveals the mental techniques that enable an individual to merge with another living creature. Shapeshifting is also the story of the author's transformation from a corporate utility executive to an environmental activist. oints: Examining the shamanic techniques of "becoming the other" from different cultures, the author shows how it is within the capability of anyone to transform themselves on this deep level and achieve a true unity with all things.


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