Core Shamanism Chronicles: Spirit Song

I'm trained and have practiced as a psychiatrist for more than 40 years. Many years ago, after sustaining a head injury due to a fall, I started having some amazing, overwhelming, unexplained experiences (some call them "peak" or "transcendental" experiences), where I...

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Shamanic Healing Online Workshops

Shamanic Healing Online Workshops

The previous page describing our online workshops and online community meetings has been split into two pages and completely redesigned. We hope that this will make it simpler to find what you need. Online Workshops Online Community Pages

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New Living Treasure: Saintsetseg, Dukha shaman

The Foundation for Shamanic Studies is honored and pleased to announce the appointment of Saintsetseg, a Dukha shaman from the Siberian frontier, as a Living Treasure of Shamanism. MORE ABOUT Saintsetseg, including video of her doing ceremony and healing... Our Living...

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FSS E-News Winter-Spring 2021

IN THIS ISSUE— Online Workshops & new Shamanic Healing Series Online Program; links to video presentations with Sandra Harner, Kevin Turner (Director for Asia), and Roland Urban (Director FSSE); passing of Living Treasure Manuel da Silva; shamanism-oriented...

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FSS Polestar: What is a shaman?

What is a shaman? How does one become one? The re-emergence of shamanism in the West has been largely driven by the pioneering work of the late anthropologist Dr. Michael Harner, founder of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies. His lifetime of research,...

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