Transition Blanket

Transition Blanket by Jan Engels-Smith I created a Transition Blanket in preparation for my father’s imminent death. To this day, this sacred object continues to bestow life-altering blessings on my …

21st Century Shamanism

21st Century Shamanism By Jan Engels-Smith Life is a journey of becoming. The goal of the journey is not in its destination; rather, it is the understanding and wisdom that …

Shamanism and Songs

Shamanism and Songs by Jan Engels-Smith Songs carry a tremendous amount of power, and sound is a major healing vibration; it is in your body, and goes out into the …

What is a Shamanic Journey?

What is a Shamanic Journey? by Jan Engels-Smith A Shamanic journey is a method of making contact with non-ordinary reality. Although there are actually many methods that people can use …

Experiencing Shamanism

Experiencing Shamanism by Jan Engels-Smith Another important tenet of core shamanism to understand is that you are sovereign to yourself. Through spiritual law, you have the right to have only …

What is Core Shamanism?

What is Core Shamanism? by Jan Engels-Smith When we study shamanism’s core values, we don’t get confused or side-tracked by specific traditions or dogmas that a particular belief system might hold. …