"Shamanism is not a religion. It’s a method. And when this method is practiced with humility, reverence and self-discipline, the shaman’s path can become a way of life."
"An Eskimo shaman said, "Life's greatest danger lies in the fact that man's food consists entirely of souls"."
"The things shamans deal with are extremely practical. They break down parameters of normal historical reality. Magical passes are just one aspect of that."
“Through psychedelics we are learning that God is not an idea, God is a lost continent in the human mind.”
"May the Warm Winds of Heaven Blow softly upon your house. May the Great Spirit Bless all who enter there. May your Mocassins Make happy tracks in many snows, and may the Rainbow Always touch your shoulder."
Cherokee Prayer Blessing
"Man is the most insane species . He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature . Unaware that the Nature he is destroying is this God he is worshipping ."
"Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations. "
"Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim."
“Life lived in the absence of the psychedelic experience that primordial shamanism is based on is life trivialized, life denied, life enslaved to the ego.”
"The serpent , the king , the tiger , the stinging wasp , the small child ,the dog owned by other people and the fool : these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep "
"Give thanks for all blessings already on their way."
Native american Saying