Shamanism Books

Shamanism Books

Best Books on Shamanism and Healing

This short list is based on our opinion after checking many books on Shamanism and healing. These are the most recommended books that cover the topics in a serious and educational way. The first is not for beginners, the next two are great options for curious in start the shamanic journey. At the end of the article you can search for more.


Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy

Author: Mircea Eliade

This is probably the best book on this topic, like the bible on Shamanism it covers many information in a serious wa . If you want to know all about it this is your book. However, it is probably not the best as an introduction for newbies.

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The way of the Shaman

Author: Michael Harner

Another great resource that covers from a traditional perspective the shaman beliefs. This is the best option for beginners.

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Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide

Author: Sandra Ingerman

Another good option for newbies. This is a basic starting guide an explanation to shamanic concepts, ideas and beliefs.

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Best Shamanic Books

The Medicine Bag: Shamanic Rituals & Ceremonies...
  • Ruiz, don Jose (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 02/04/2020 (Publication Date) - Hierophant Publishing (Publisher)
The Shamanic Journey: A Practical Guide to...
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Francis, Paul (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
The Shamanism Bible: The Definitive Guide to...
  • Matthews, John (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 400 Pages - 09/11/2014 (Publication Date) - Firefly Books (Publisher)
Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy...
  • Princeton University Press
  • Eliade, Mircea (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
The Way of the Shaman
  • HarperOne
  • Harner, Michael (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Embrace Of The Serpent
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis, Antonio Bolívar Salvador (Actors)
  • Ciro Guerra (Director) - Ciro Guerra;Jacques Toulemonde (Writer) - Cristina Gallego (Producer)
Wisdom of the Shamans: What the Ancient Masters...
  • Ruiz, don Jose (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 216 Pages - 05/07/2019 (Publication Date) - Hierophant Publishing (Publisher)
Healing with Shamanism: Practices and Traditions...
  • Meyer MA, Jaime (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 170 Pages - 08/11/2020 (Publication Date) - Rockridge Press (Publisher)
Practical Shamanism, A Guide for Walking in Both...
  • Weatherup, Katie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 155 Pages - 08/20/2019 (Publication Date) - Hands over Heart (Publisher)
Shamanism As a Spiritual Practice for Daily Life
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Thomas Dale Cowan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)