Where the Spirits Ride the Wind by Felicitas D. Goodman
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Where the Spirits Ride the Wind
By Felicitas D. Goodman

Where the Spirits Ride the Wind

Trance Journeys and Other Ecstatic Experiences

By (author) See other recent books by Felicitas D. Goodman
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $38.00
Your Price: $34.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.71 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Where the Spirits Ride the Wind by Felicitas D. Goodman

Book Description

"The book is clearly written for the general reader and includes many descriptions of trance experiences. It may serve as a good introduction to the nature and appeal of the shamanic revival in modern Western cultures." -Theological Book Review "...a case study in experiential anthropology that offers a unique mix of autobiography, mythology, experiential research, and archaeological data to support a challenging thesis-that certain body postures may help induce specific trance states." -Shaman's Drum "This is a spellbinding and exceptionally readable book by an extraordinary woman." -Yoga Journal "And suddenly the understanding of my own vision washed over me like a mighty wave...For life or for death, I was committed to that mighty realm of which I was shown a brief reminder, the world where all was forever motion and emergence, that realm where the spirits ride the wind." -from the Prologue Goodman reexamines our notions of the nature of reality by studying the ritual postures of native art assumed by her subjects during trance states. For readers desiring to discover this world of ancient myths, she has included a practical guide on how to achieve such ecstatic experiences.

Buy Where the Spirits Ride the Wind book by Felicitas D. Goodman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780253205667
ISBN-10: 0253205662
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1990
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Where the Spirits Ride the Wind book by Felicitas D. Goodman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Felicitas D. Goodman close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close