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ONLINE #1: Beginners Shamanic Journeying: 5-6 Feb 2022

NEW FSS ASIA BEGINNERS’ ONLINE #1 WORKSHOP!

The Shamanic Journey:

Pathway to Knowledge & Power

Zoom Video Conferencing: 5-6 February 2022

The shamanic journey is a remarkable visionary method for entering into another reality with discipline and purpose. Using classic drumming techniques to alter consciousness, participants will be introduced to the shamanic journey to awaken one’s soul and dormant spiritual power. Travel outside of time and space into another reality and make contact with compassionate helping spirits, such as teachers and power animals, for personal wisdom and to gain knowledge to help create a better world. 

Participants say:”MAGIC! It really is amazing to do this work and get results from journeys that are helpful and powerful. We seemed to be able to work with different people in pairs or threes and got to feel the essence of the people in the circle.”

“Content is ideal for a beginner; with basic skills and practice, a new student learns just enough to practice after attending the workshop. With Zoom, I felt as connected as if in-person; as if we were in the same room.”

“Exhilarating in this day and age that something so liberating could be made so accessible. Afterwards, I was so inspired and encouraged I journeyed for a few more hours and was uplifted by the results. This workshop was a life changer; so much more than imagined was given to me.”

This experiential online training taught by the FSS Director for Asia Kevin Turner is offered via Zoom video conferencing. Participants will see and hear each other and interact in pairs and small groups, as well as in the full circle. (All students must participate with audio and video and access the meeting through their own individual device.) Instructions for Zoom (free to individual users) and workshop access will be provided by the instructor after registration. The course consists of 7 hours of training in two 3.5-hour sessions, 4~7:30pm, Singapore/Bali/Taiwan time zone. * Completion of the entire workshop (7 hours) is required to be considered completed, to fulfill prerequisites for other online courses.

FOR THE MEETING. Please have handy a notebook/pen to take notes, a rattle, a drum (optional), and an eye covering (bandana or Mindfold) to block ambient light. Before the workshop, consider a comfortable chair or place to sit or lie down for journeys. You might consider the use of headphones or ear buds for an easier listening experience. Please check the battery power on your computer/device; you will need it to last 3.5 hours. 

REGISTRATION: This course is being offered in Asia by FSS Asia.

  • Instructor: Kevin Turner, Director for Asia
  • Dates: Saturday-Sunday, 5-6 February 2022.
  • Hours: ZOOM Video conferencing ONLINE, 4pm~7:30pm each day (Singapore/Bali/Hong Kong time zone)
  • Limited offering: early registration recommended.
  • Fees: 15,000 Japanese Yen via Paypal (for TransferWise or other payment methods, please write us).
  • Registration: please register by email here  info@shamanism-asia.com

**Electronic recording of audio, video, and images is not permitted during the workshop.

The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power is the prerequisite workshop for other online workshops offered by the FSS. The in-person Basic Workshop, The Way of the Shaman also meets the prerequisite for FSS online advanced workshops. Please note: *This 7-hour online course is a beginner’s program; if you have already completed the FSS Way of the Shaman basic course this course is unnecessary unless you wish to review some basics. **The Shamanic Journey online workshop does not meet the prerequisite for the FSS in-person advanced weekend workshops. The Basic Workshop: The Way of the Shaman will still be required for the in-person workshops.

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ONLINE #2: Shamanic Divination 12-13 Feb 2022

Shamanic Divination in Practice™

12-13 February 2022

Online FSS Zoom course #2: 3.5 hours each day

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The skilled practice of shamanic divination, the process of consulting the spirits for knowledge, is an essential aspect of shamanic healing and of bringing the wisdom of the helping spirits to bear on personal, local, and global issues. This workshop offers students opportunities to practice methods for contacting their compassionate spirit helpers, particularly through the shamanic journey, and to enhance their abilities to form on-topic questions and interpret the messages received. Participants will also experience classic shamanic ways to build and nurture strong relationships with their own spirits. Participants say:

This workshop is amazing. I am so grateful that FSS is doing these workshops for us. FSS has expanded my experience of life in so many ways, in so many worlds, on so many levels.

I really enjoyed this workshop. I liked the way I could enjoy the teachings from the comfort of my home, rather than being rushed and exhausted from travelling and preparing to be away from home when I attend a workshop. I found the breakout sessions more intimate, somehow, as it was really face-to-face with a partner.

I felt we were an intimate group. Zoom works really well and I can take courses that are usually very expensive for me to attend due to flying, accommodations, etc.

This experiential online training taught by FSS Director for Asia Kevin Turner is offered via Zoom video conferencing (Zoom is free to individual users). Participants will see and hear each other and interact in pairs and small groups, as well as in the full circle. (All students must participate with audio and video and access the meeting through their own individual device.) Instructions for Zoom and workshop access will be provided by the instructor after registration. The course consists of 7 hours of training, in two 3.5-hour sessions. *(If you have already completed the 2-day in-person advanced Shamanic Divination course, please know this 7-hour online course is a portion of that workshop).
  • Instructor: Kevin Turner, Director for Asia
  • Prerequisite course: The FSS (online) Shamanic Journey course, or the FSS 2-day (in-person) Way of the Shaman basic course
  • Hours: Zoom Video conferencing (Singapore/Bali/Taiwan time zone)
  • Limited offering: early registration recommended.
  • Fees: Paypal 15,000. Japanese Yen. If you prefer a bank wire or TransferWise transfer (US$) please request this information by email.
  • REGISTRATION by email please: info@shamanism-asia.com
FOR THE MEETING: Please have a notebook/pen to take notes, a rattle, a drum (optional), and an eye covering (bandana or Mindfold mask) to block ambient light. Also have available a palm-sized rock (not a crystal), preferably one you found in nature. (Remember where you found the rock, so you may return it to its home after the training.)
 
*This Shamanic Divination in Practice online course is a prerequisite workshop for both the 7-hour  Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing course, and the 14-hour online FSS workshop Shamanism for Inspired Global and Local Change offered later this year or next year.  **Electronic recording of audio, video, and images is not permitted during the workshop.
 
***The FSS is postponing in-person workshops and training programs during the coronavirus crisis. Though we may not be able to meet in person for a time, we have available to us many powerful digital tools for face-to-face interactions, practice, and healing. Online training with FSS faculty members will be offered in the shamanic journey, as well as in ways shamanism can be used to help yourself, others, and our world. The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power is a prerequisite to FSS online workshops. Once the crisis passes, FSS in-person workshops and training will be rescheduled and future online offerings will be evaluated.
 

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ONLINE #3: The Shamanic Worldview 19-20 Feb 2022

The Shamanic Worldview: Everything is Alive

Online Course #3:  19-20 February 2022

The shamanic worldview underpins the ethical and effective practice of shamanism. Experiential knowledge of this worldview leads to a profound awareness of the sacred nature of our world and an awakening of compassion, resulting in a deep desire to relieve pain and suffering and restore balance and harmony. Using journeying and experiential shamanic methods, in this online workshop you will have the opportunity to personally explore and experience the fundamental aspects of the shaman’s worldview:

  • Everything is alive and has spirit
  • Unity: We are part of, connected with, the totality of nature
  • Independent spirituality, the shaman as one who knows
  • The implications of these principles related to permission when doing shamanic healing and divination

What participants say:

Awesome workshop! I learned so much more about permission and the sovereignty of the soul and the dire consequences of imparting healing done without permission. I learned to bring in/connect with an entire arena of souls: objects, known as inanimate objects, who are so far from inanimate! This connection/awareness of objects with souls has given me such a respect of and honoring for all objects. It has expanded my understanding of ‘The Sacred.'””It was interesting and eye-opening to delve deeper into the shamanic perspective. The course reaffirmed the teaching that everything is alive and connected, but gave me a new way to truly experience that. I learned how to communicate with beings of different types, and experience this teaching in a new way with a supportive community, and through an inspiring and nurturing teacher.

Amazing. It was extremely powerful. The most powerful and fun process was merging with inanimate objects; it was world expanding and mind-shifting in potent ways. And it was hysterically funny. Spirits are funny! Who knew? What a fine and timely addition to the pantheon of choices for shamanic training.

This course was foundational for me. As I am just starting out on the journey of shamanic study, I found the ‘worldview’ discussion to be something essential. A piece of the puzzle I absolutely needed to know, but didn’t know that I didn’t know.

The workshop was one of the most beautiful and enlightening workshops I ever attended.

This experiential online training taught by the Director for Asia will be in two 3.5-hour sessions, Saturday-Sunday, 4pm~7:30pm.

  • Instructor: Kevin Turner, Director for Asia
  • Dates: Online, to be announced
  • Prerequisite course: The FSS (online) Shamanic Journey course, or the FSS 2-day (in-person) Way of the Shaman basic course
  • Hours: Zoom Video conferencing, 4pm~7:30pm each day (Singapore/Bali/Taiwan time zone)
  • Fees: Japanese Yen 15,000 via Paypal. Choose Japanese Yen for Receiver, and you pay in any currency. Please contact us for registration forms and other payment methodes.
  • info@shamanism-asia.com 

PREREQUISITES:

  1. The basic Way of the Shaman (2-day in-person workshop); or
  2. OR the ONLINE courses Shamanic Journey AND Shamanic Divination.

REGISTRATION: PUSH HERE

 

 

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SHAMANIC HEALING SERIES: 4 Online Advanced Courses 2022

FSS Asia Online Healing Series: 

1. Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing; 2. Shaman as Psychopomp;

3. Shamanic Extraction Healing Method; 4. Power Soul Retrieval

ONLINE: February~March 2022

  • 26-27 Feb 2022: Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing This online #4 workshop sets the context for the online Shamanic Healing Training Program. As such, it is the prerequisite for other workshops in this program. In this experiential workshop, you will have the opportunity to personally explore: The three worlds of the shaman (Upper, Lower, and Middle Worlds) and the qualities of ordinary and non-ordinary reality; The nature of the spirits of the three worlds; and Middle World non-ordinary reality spiritual aspects and their relationship to illness and wholeness. Prerequisites: The in-person Basic course, or 3 online courses: Shamanic Journey, Shamanic Divination, and The Shamanic Worldview courses. 15,000 Japanese Yen.
  • 5-6 March 2022: The Shaman As Psychopomp™ Online workshop #5.  24,000 JpnYen. Shamans are concerned with the human soul, with healing during life and assisting the soul’s passage out of the Middle World after death. Familiar with the realms of the dead, a shaman can act as a psychopomp – a conductor of souls. A trained shamanic practitioner is able to guide the soul of a deceased person out of the Middle World to a place where the soul can receive help in taking the next step on its path. The focus of this training is on learning and practicing the psychopomp method. Sat-Sun, 2pm-8:30pm (Singapore).
  • 12-13 March 2022: Shamanic Extraction Healing Method™ Prerequisites: The in-person Basic course, or 4 online courses: Shamanic Journey, Shamanic Divination, Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing and The Shamanic Worldview courses. 24,000 JpnYen. Shamanic extraction healing at a distance is a powerful practice for treating localized pain and illness resulting from spiritual factors. “The shaman works to remove things that interfere with the health of the body, such as spiritual intrusions, and extract them. It’s done through working here in the Middle World in an altered state of consciousness.” —Michael Harner.  *Must use desktop or laptop (not mobile phone). Sat-Sun, 2pm-8:30pm (Singapore). 
  • 19-20 March: Power Soul Retrieval™ Prerequisite courses: both Psychopomp & Extraction courses, either online or in-person. 24,000 JpnYen. Soul loss due to trauma – such as emotional pain and shock, accidents, long term illness, constant stress, overwork and even the loss of connection with nature – is a spiritual illness, recognized by shamans cross-culturally. A missing soul portion can be thought of as part of a person’s vitality and essence that they can no longer access, leaving them diminished and lacking in power. Soul retrieval is a classic shamanic method in which the practitioner, with the assistance of their helping spirits, in an altered state using rhythmic drumming or rattling, makes a shamanic journey to locate and return any missing portions of a client’s soul. We will learn the distance healing method as well as the in-person.  *Must use desktop or laptop (not mobile phone). Sat-Sun, 2pm-8:30pm (Singapore). 
  • You’ll need rattles, eye masks, and notebooks.
  • Please write us for the registration form and payment details: info @ shamanism-asia. com

Looking forward to seeing many of you online soon!

Kevin B. Turner
Director for Asia
The Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS)
www.shamanism-asia.com

*The FSS is postponing in-person workshops and training programs during the covid crisis. Though we may not be able to meet in person for a time, we have available to us many powerful digital tools for face-to-face interactions, practice, and healing. Online training with FSS faculty members will be offered in the shamanic journey, as well as in ways shamanism can be used to help yourself, others, and our world. The Shamanic Journey: Pathway to Knowledge & Power is a prerequisite to FSS online workshops. Once the crisis passes, FSS in-person workshops and training will be rescheduled and future online offerings will be evaluated.

www.shamanism-asia.com/schedule/

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ONLINE #4: Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing 26-27 Feb 2022

Fourth course in the FSS Asia ONLINE Series

Shamanism, Spirits, and Healing

Online Zoom Course #4:  26-27 February 2022

Effective shamanic practice depends upon knowledge of the spirit realms and how to access them to build strong relationships with the compassionate helping spirits. Powerful shamanic healing requires training, discipline, and experience. In this experiential workshop, which sets the context for the Shamanic Healing Online Training Program, you will have the opportunity to personally explore:

  • The three worlds of the shaman (Upper, Lower, and Middle Worlds) and the qualities of ordinary and non-ordinary reality;
  • The nature of the spirits of the three worlds;
  • Middle World non-ordinary reality spiritual aspects and their relationship to illness and wholeness.

Primary shamanic healing methods will be described, including shamanic extraction healing, psychopomp to help the spirits of the deceased, and soul retrieval. You will learn and practice power animal retrieval, with the chance to work with another participant to both retrieve and receive a power animal. What participants say:

“This was a profoundly powerful and helpful workshop for better understanding the differences in perception from ordinary reality to non-ordinary reality. The practices helped to emphasize the experiential nature of this understanding and it was lovely to work with new people and delve in deeper. I would highly recommend it!”

“Fantastic! It was an excellent balance of lecture and practice, solo work and partner work, and really built beautifully on the previous trainings. I loved being introduced to Middle World work with a lot of clarity and guidance on safety, and felt very moved at how familiar all these souls are to me. As someone who primarily started this training inspired to connect with animal helpers for my own healing, I’m now feeling inspired to work with them to heal others.”

“Excellent. Fascinating content and exercises. Results of exercises were affirming, helpful, intriguing and educational. Renewed my interest in more journey practice and helped me feel more confident. Furthered my education. All good!”

This experiential online training taught by FSS Director for Asia Kevin Turner is offered via Zoom video conferencing, which is free to individual users. Participants will see and hear each other and interact in pairs and small groups, as well as in the full circle. (All students must participate with audio and video and access the meeting through their own individual device.) Instructions for Zoom and workshop access will be provided by the instructor after registration. The course consists of 7 hours of training. Faculty members may teach the workshop in two 3.5-hour sessions or one seven-hour session. 15,000 Japanese yen.

PREREQUISITES: Both the Online courses, The Shamanic Journey, and Shamanic Divination in Practice, (or the in-person FSS Way of the Shaman basic course anytime in the past). AFTER you have completed the prerequisites, please register for this course by email here: REGISTRATION

*NOTE: Participants must be able to successfully journey to contact at least one helping spirit from the Upper or Lower Worlds.

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Bali: Shamanic Healing Series

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THE CORE SHAMANIC HEALING SERIES

The Way of the Shaman; Shamanic Extraction Healing Training;

Shamanism, Dying, and Beyond; Power Soul Retrieval

Bali: dates to be announced….

* Immigration, quarantine, and airline policies are in flux; please confirm your registration before buying flight tickets

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  Shamans are often called “seers” or “people who know” in their tribal languages, because they are involved in a system of knowledge based on firsthand experience. Shamanism is not a belief system. It’s based on personal experiments conducted to heal and to get information. In fact, if shamans don’t get results, they will no longer be used by people in their tribe. People ask me, “How do you know if somebody’s a shaman?” I say, “It’s simple. Do they journey to other worlds? And do they perform miracles?” 

—Michael Harner, author, The Way of the Shaman, and Cave & Cosmos

Core Shamanism is the universal or near-universal principles and practices of shamanism not bound to any specific cultural group or perspective, as originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner. As the modern world overwhelmingly lost its shamanic knowledge centuries ago due to religious and political oppression, the programs in Core Shamanism from The Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS) are particularly intended for modern persons to reacquire access to their rightful spiritual heritage through quality workshops and training courses. Training in core shamanism includes teaching students to alter their consciousness through classic shamanic non-drug techniques such as repetitive drumming so that they can discover their own hidden spiritual resources, transform their lives, and learn how to help others. FILM Trailer about the work of the FSS: http://www.shamanism.org/Michael-Harner-Way-of-the-Shaman-movie.php

The Way of the Shaman basic course:  

During the Basic experiential workshop, participants are introduced to core shamanism, the universal and near-universal basic methods of the shaman to enter non-ordinary reality for problem solving and healing. Particular emphasis is on the classic shamanic journey, one of the most remarkable visionary methods used by humankind to explore the hidden universe otherwise known mainly through myth and dream. Participants are initiated into shamanic journeying, aided by drumming and other techniques for experiencing the shamanic state of consciousness and for awakening dormant spiritual abilities, including connections with Nature.  Practice includes comparisons by participants of their discoveries in shamanic journeys as well as being introduced to shamanic divination and healing. They are also provided with methods for journeying to meet and study with their own individual spirit helpers in non-ordinary reality, a classic step in shamanic practice. Participants learn how the journey is utilized to restore spiritual power and health, and how shamanism can be applied in contemporary daily life to help heal oneself, others, and the Planet. Two days; 9am-6pm each day.

  ADVANCED COURSES (The Way of the Shaman basic course is prerequisite; if you have already taken the basic, you needn’t repeat it and can go directly to these advanced courses)

Shamanic Extraction Healing Training:  

Participants are initiated into the extraction method of healing, including how to see, sense, and remove localized illness and pain connected to spiritual factors. This is an important part of shamanic healing training. You will also learn how shamanic practitioners can work in partnership to increase the effectiveness of this work. The Extraction Healing Training workshop is designed exclusively for people who want to bring shamanic healing work into their practice with others. It is not designed for people looking for personal healing.

Shamanism, Dying & Beyond:

Participants explore dying and the destiny of souls from a shamanic perspective. The workshop is both for those who wish to learn for themselves, and for those who wish to help others who are in terminal situations or who have already passed on. Experiences to be undertaken include learning how to become experientially familiar with the after-death realms, tracking a person using shamanic journeying, completing unfinished business, and helping a person to cross over or transition into transcendent realms (classic psychopomp work).

Power Soul Retrieval: 

Soul Retrieval is one of the most powerful shamanic healing practices, and so very needed in our world today. We’ll learn to return portions of the soul that may have moved away or dissociated as a result of trauma or any situation in which we were unprepared to feel the associated emotions. Shamans believe that soul loss is a common source of illness, depression, and chronic fatigue, as well as a variety of mental and emotional disorders.  In this advanced course, we will learn how to find and retrieve these portions for clients in a healing session.  **Both Extraction Healing and the Shamanism, Dying & Beyond advanced courses are prerequisite.

REGISTRATION: INFO

Course location: Northern Bali, Indonesia

Course fees: Course-only fees are US$250 per 2-day course, with a discounted $950 for all 4 courses (8 days); or $720 for the last 3 courses only (6 days), if you have previously completed the basic course. The fees above are course fees only, and does not include your hotels, flights, transport, meals, etc. Tuition discount for Indonesian passport holders: 30%. E-mail for further information: info [at] shamanism-asia.com

COPYRIGHT: All FSS workshops and training courses are copyrighted, and were originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner.

*** These 4 courses can fulfill the minimum requirements for application to the 4th or 5th FSS Asia Three-Year Program of Advanced Initiations in Shamanism & Shamanic Healingstarting next year.

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Bali: Shamanic Knowledge Series

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THE CORE SHAMANIC KNOWLEDGE SERIES

The Way of the Shaman; Shamanism & the Spirits of Nature;

Advanced Shamanic Divination; and Shamanic Dreamwork

Bali 巴厘島:  dates to be announced….

* Immigration, quarantine, and airline policies are in flux; please confirm your registration before buying flight tickets

 Shamans are often called “seers” or “people who know” in their tribal languages, because they are involved in a system of knowledge based on firsthand experience. Shamanism is not a belief system. It’s based on personal experiments conducted to heal and to get information. In fact, if shamans don’t get results, they will no longer be used by people in their tribe. People ask me, “How do you know if somebody’s a shaman?” I say, “It’s simple. Do they journey to other worlds? And do they perform miracles?”   —Michael Harner, author, The Way of the Shaman, and Cave & Cosmos

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The Way of the Shaman 薩滿之道 basic course: 

During the Basic experiential workshop, participants are introduced to core shamanism, the universal and near-universal basic methods of the shaman to enter non-ordinary reality for problem solving and healing. Particular emphasis is on the classic shamanic journey, one of the most remarkable visionary methods used by humankind to explore the hidden universe otherwise known mainly through myth and dream. Participants are initiated into shamanic journeying, aided by drumming and other techniques for experiencing the shamanic state of consciousness and for awakening dormant spiritual abilities, including connections with Nature. Practice includes comparisons by participants of their discoveries in shamanic journeys as well as being introduced to shamanic divination and healing. They are also provided with methods for journeying to meet and study with their own individual spirit helpers in non-ordinary reality, a classic step in shamanic practice. Participants learn how the journey is utilized to restore spiritual power and health, and how shamanism can be applied in contemporary daily life to help heal oneself, others, and the Planet.

ADVANCED COURSES (The Way of the Shaman basic course is prerequisite; if you have already taken the basic, you needn’t repeat it and can go directly to these advanced courses)

Shamanism & the Spirits of Nature 自然之靈 :

From ancient times, shamans have worked with the spirits of nature for healing, survival, and knowledge. By learning from the plants and animals, from the rocks and mountains, from the winds and waters, and from the sun, moon, and stars, shamans helped their peoples live in harmony with the universe. In a world now out of balance, the way of the shaman can teach how again to respect nature, our Planet, and its inhabitants at a deep spiritual level. As our ancestors everywhere once knew, our survival depends on the survival of the other species. By working together intensively through shamanic journeys and other spiritual experiences, we will dedicate ourselves to working in both non-ordinary and ordinary reality to restore and maintain a living Planet.

Advanced Shamanic Divination 薩滿占卜工作坊 : 

One of the classic tasks of the shaman is to journey into non-ordinary reality in order to obtain answers to questions, both at the request of others and for oneself. Participants in the workshop have the opportunity to engage in divination journeys for each other as well as for themselves and to gain experience in using various time-tested shamanic divination techniques. In the shamanic search to become persons of knowledge, they learn, as shamans have from time immemorial, how to converse with plant and animal spirits, how to learn about the use of quartz crystals, and how to seek and receive revelatory knowledge from visionary sources.

Shamanic Dreamwork 薩滿夢工作坊 : 

In this unique experiential workshop you will have the opportunity to explore the nature, meaning, and use of dreams among shamanic peoples, with dreamwork practices from a range of cultures. Researched and developed by Michael Harner, subjects to be covered include shamanic dream theory and big dreams, as well as dreams and the soul, spirits, shamanic journeys, the Dreamtime, and the vision quest. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge to contemporary life, including the use of dreams in divination, health, and healing. *(This course works with dreams shamanically,. We’ll work primarily with dreams you have had, and train to work with ones you will have in the future; it is not a how-to-remember-your-dreams program, though memory may improve during and after the course).

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The Director for Asia of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS) is your guide for these exciting days of shamanic initiations. Tuition: US$250 per 2-day course. Discounts: US$950 for all 4 courses; or US$720 for only the last 3 advanced courses (6 days), if you have previously completed the basic course.  The fees above are course fees only, and does not include your hotels, flights, transport, meals, etc. Tuition discount for Indonesian passport holders: 30%. All participants stay at the retreat (only those with an Indonesian resident visa or other long-stay visas may stay outside). E-mail for further information: info [at] shamanism-asia.com

The basic course is required to attend the advanced workshops; if you have already taken the FSS Way of the Shaman course elsewhere, you needn’t repeat it. Only a deposit can hold your space. The courses are held in a seaside retreat center in northern Bali. Info & registration: www.shamanism-asia.com/schedule

COPYRIGHT: All FSS workshops and training courses are copyrighted, and were originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner.

*** Three of these 4 courses can fulfill the minimum requirements for application to the 4th or 5th FSS Asia Three-Year Program of Advanced Initiations in Shamanism & Shamanic Healingnext year, as long as one completes Extraction Healing Training before the start. This program meets for 12 days each year.

More information about Core Shamanism & The Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS):  http://www.shamanism-asia.com/shamanism/

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3-Year Program of Advanced Shamanic Initiations: 2022~2024

Michael Harner’s 4th FSS Asia

Three-Year Program of Advanced Initiations

in Shamanism & Shamanic Healing™

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ASIA: 16~27 May 2022~2024

Request an application from info [@] shamanism-asia.com

Taught by the FSS Director for Asia

“The Three-Year Program has changed my life on a cellular level. It has been the best experience of my life!”

Originated by Michael Harner and based upon his decades of research and experimentation, this course is the most advanced training in shamanism and shamanic healing offered by The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. It is widely considered as unparalleled in the world. It involves intensive extended training in progressively higher levels of very advanced shamanism, including initiations into rare and little-known practices and principles.

“I love my life now. Since I’ve been doing this work, I have a deep sense of my purpose on this planet. That is not something I thought I would ever have. My life is deep, purposeful, profound and fun!”  ~Three Year Program Participant

In this residential program, the same group of participants meets for 12 days each year (May 2022, 2023, 2024) in Bali, with practical assignments between meetings. The program is devoted to advancing the participants’ knowledge and practice as far as possible during the three sessions. Enrollment is limited. Sessions are held at a retreat center; on-site lodging and meals will be arranged during registration. *This program is entirely new material and does not repeat nor review 2-day course material. We recommend completing at least 4~7 two-day courses to know if you’re truly interested in committing to this 6-week program.

PREREQUISITES: The FSS basic Way of the Shaman course, Shamanic Extraction Healing Training, and two other advanced FSS two-day workshops of your choice, though we recommend more 2-day courses and some practice before committing to this 36-day program. 

APPLICATION: For an application, please contact us by e-mail: info[at]shamanism-asia.com  Application is a two-step process. Each application will be evaluated individually by the Foundation Review Committee; program acceptance is limited to 36 persons. Those who successfully complete the Three-Year program are entitled to receive the Bronze Certificate of Completion, issued upon request by the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.

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COPYRIGHT: All FSS workshops and training courses are copyrighted, and were originated, researched, and developed by Michael Harner.

NONDISCLOSURE agreement: I recognize that the Foundation for Shamanic Studies will be sharing unpublished material with me during this training course and, as a consequence, I hereby agree not to publish nor teach all or part of that material, including experiential exercises, in any form including written, audio-recorded, audiovisual or electronic (includes e-mail) without specific advance written permission from the President of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.

 

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Sky Shamans of Mongolia: Meetings with Remarkable Healers

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Praise for Sky Shamans of Mongolia

Sky Shamans of Mongolia is a fascinating and serious work that is an important contribution to shamanic knowledge. A must–read for anyone wishing to learn about Mongolian shamanism and to understand its place in the world.”  —Michael Harner, PhD, author of The Way of the Shaman and Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality

“As one who has worked and taught alongside Mongolian shamans, I find this book by Kevin Turner has illuminated much about this stunningly powerful and mysterious form of shamanism. He shares what he has learned firsthand, and he frames it in a rich context of multiple dimensions of shamanism, including neuroscience, and rolls it into a vision of shamanism as personal evolution with a vision of the future. Read this book!” —C. Michael Smith, PhD, clinical psychologist and author of Jung and Shamanism in Dialogue and Psychotherapy and the Sacred

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“Kevin Turner’s marvelous fieldwork describes shamanism and shamanic knowledge as it really is in Mongolia.” —Luvsanjav Chuluunbaatar, PhD, professor of linguistics at National University of Mongolia

“Kevin Turner’s Sky Shamans of Mongolia covers a subject few authors have investigated in depth. In this wonderful and well-written text, Turner explores shamanism in the kind of detail only an initiate could communicate. Not only does Turner speak to the cultural role of shamans, but he reveals the experiential cosmos in which they journey. I recommend this book for anyone interested in Asian shamanism.”
Larry Peters, PhD, author of Tibetan Shamanism: Ecstasy and Healing

“Turner’s unique qualifications make this book an immensely valuable resource
for Westerners interested in Mongolian shamanism, or shamanism wherever
practiced. An American living in Asia, speaking several Asian tongues, himself
a shamanic practitioner, Turner possesses not only the gift of understanding
but the gift of putting that understanding into clear, readable language. Unlike
academics attempting to describe shamanism from the outside, Turner knows
it from the inside, and the same familiarity that gained him the confidence of
the shamans enables him to be a sure-footed interpreter for the reader.”
Frank DeMarco, author of The Sphere and the Hologram

“A fascinating and compelling account of contemporary shamanic practice, based
on firsthand experience and simultaneously an exercise in religious anthropology
and cultural ethnography, this work explores a sacred tradition whose deep impact
on the West is gradually being rediscovered and interpreted anew.”
Paul Bishop, PhD, author of The Archaic: The Past in the Present

“Kevin Turner is an explorer of the inner worlds, a researcher of the deep meaning
of life. His book, in addition to being an anthropological text, is also a travel
story, full of surprises, between blue skies and green landscapes without boundaries,
the songs and costumes of the shamans, their miraculous healings and
visions, and the sterile discussions among academic scholars described with
fine irony. [A] trip to real but extraordinary experiences.”
Guido Ferrari, journalist and director of Tao: The Watercourse Way at Wu Yi Mountain

“Kevin Turner brings a rare combination of skills and tools to the table, which
in Mongolia opened doors and hearts normally closed to Western researchers
of shamanism. He is a linguist, a teacher, and a practicing shaman. As a Western
shaman, he had to endure much skeptical probing before being accepted
by the Mongolian shamanic community and invited to their gatherings and
healing ceremonies. Writing Sky Shamans of Mongolia from the perspective
of a shamanic practitioner himself, Kevin Turner offers his readers a rare in-depth
overview of the history and current practices of Mongolian shamanism,
which after a period of persecution and decline is experiencing a revival of
astonishing proportions.”
Sabine Lucas, PhD, Jungian analyst and author of Past Life Dreamwork

“Sky Shamans of Mongolia provides authoritative and extensive coverage of a little-known tradition. The writer’s personal encounters enliven the account, furthered by his position as a practitioner of ‘universal shamanism’ which enables
him to enjoy privileged access. There are moments when the reader is so drawn in
by the firsthand descriptions that it feels as if one were actually there.”
John Dougill, author of Shinto Shrines: A Guide to the Sacred Sites of Japan’s Ancient Religion

“The dramatic resurgence of shamanism in Mongolia, as detailed in this beautifully written study, is testament to the indomitable nature of the soul’s healing powers. Kevin Turner gives us both a window into shamanism as a worldwide phenomenon and a detailed account of ancestral Mongolian shamanic practices. Most interesting of all, Sky Shamans is that rare glimpse into the shamanic psyche, transmitted through these accounts.”
Jeremiah Abrams, author of Meeting the Shadow: The Hidden Power of the Dark Side of Human Nature

“An enjoyably written introduction to Mongolian and Inner Asian shamanisms
that is based in experience and filled with knowledge. Recommended.”
Jeremy Narby, author of Shamans through Time and The Cosmic Serpent

“Author Kevin Turner has brought something of great importance to those
seeking to understand and practice shamanism: a valuable contribution to the
understanding and practice of shamanism in the West and a richly rewarding,
fascinating study of Mongolian shamanism. The author’s adventures in the
land of the shamans brings much food for thought and great insight.”
—Nicholas Breeze Wood, editor of Sacred Hoop magazine

VIDEO REVIEW of SKY SHAMANS:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uQwzja6WqI

Now available from North Atlantic Books, Penguin Random House, Amazon, Book Depository, and other booksellers: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/531075/sky-shamans-of-mongolia-by-kevin-turner/

 

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2-3 March 2019, Bangkok: Advanced Practitioner Seminar

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Advanced Shamanic Practitioner Seminar

*Prerequisites: Extraction Healing, Dying & Beyond, and Power Soul Retrieval courses

2-3 March 2019: Bangkok

NEW FSS course for Advanced Practitioners! A rare chance to review, exchange information and discuss shamanic healing case histories with the director for Asia and other advanced practitioners. Those who are beginning a shamanic healing practice, as well as experienced practitioners seeking to increase their proficiency, can benefit from this hands-on training. These 2 days provide participants the opportunity to “put it all together” by applying multiple core shamanic healing methods in a solo session for another participant. The first day includes a review and practice of these primary methods: extraction healing, power animal retrieval, psychopomp work, and power soul retrieval – these are not reviewed in the 3-Year, so this is useful for everyone! . General parameters of a shamanic healing session, as well as how to work with clients and important ethical considerations will be discussed. On day two, participants will have the opportunity to offer a complete shamanic healing session for another workshop participant. Afterward, there will be group Q & A and discussion focused on clarifying the methodologies and addressing issues that arise during the healing sessions. Saturday and/or Sunday evening social gatherings planned – join us for a reunion of advanced students! (Three-Year Program students are welcome, but we’re not practicing 3-Year techniques in this course). *Prerequisites: Extraction, Dying, and Power Soul Retrieval (2-day) courses. Early bird price: US$180, if paid in full by 7 Feb 2019. Price from 8 February: US$200. 8am-5pm, Sat-Sunday. Registration: INFO

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