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Welcome to The Urban Shaman! Inside you'll find news, interviews, reviews, art, photography and personal stories all related to urban shamanism. We are a site like no other. As the ancient spiritual practice of shamanism continues to spread throughout the modern world, we offer information and community for the newly initiated and the seasoned practitioner alike. Our subscription model offers a safe and supportive environment to explore your path and strengthen your connection to Spirit. Below you will find brief introductions to our latest content followed by information on how to subscribe. Members get access to rich community features including message boards, chatrooms and the ability to create your own profile with pictures, status updates and links to your own sites, content and social media accounts. We'd like to offer you a preview of some of our newest content. Links for subscription access are at the bottom of the page. We're glad you stopped in and we hope you see you in the community!


 

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A Review of "The Work"

A Review of “The Work”

From the perspective of urban shamanism, a review of "The Work", a highly acclaimed and awarded documentary.
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The Entheogenic Use of Cannabis

The Entheogenic Use of Cannabis

Talking about cannabis as if it is a "medicine" to cure our physical ailments may not be going far enough in understanding its' true nature and potential.
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The Art of Josh Platt

Josh Platt offers a peak into his visionary world, inspired by his strong expression of the mathematical and engineering facets of the shamanic archetype.
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The Twelve Myths of Modern American Shamanism

The Twelve Myths of Modern American Shamanism

The resurgence of the shamanic impulse in urban cultures has brought a lot of misunderstanding with it about what shamanism is and is not.
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All the Roads: An Exploration Into the Mind of an Awakening Gamer

All the Roads: An Exploration Into the Mind of an Awakening Gamer

Video games are a great way to understand and apply elements encountered during a shamanic initiation.
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Why the Urban Shaman Must Be an Alchemist

Why the Urban Shaman Must Be an Alchemist

The aspects of shamanic initiation and expression in urban shamanism may be culture-specific and may need taming through alchemical processes.
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Music and the Urban Shaman

Music and the Urban Shaman

Urban Shamans embrace the products of their culture and that includes modern music.
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Urban Shamanism: What Culture Is Being Misappropriated?

Urban Shamanism: What Culture Is Being Misappropriated?

Spend any amount of time in spiritual groups on the Internet and you'll quickly see that the community-at-large has arrived at decisive conclusions concerning shamanism. Users have strong opinions about what a shaman should be in this modern age. Arbitrary
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David Lagunas and the Return of the Toltecs

David Lagunas and the Return of the Toltecs

David Lagunas, a descendant of the Toltecs, reveals wisdom that his ancestors shared with him and brings it into the modern world.
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Griefwalker: A Review and Invitation to the Death Feast

Griefwalker: A Review and Invitation to the Death Feast

Have you set the table of your own death feast in a way that restores the sacredness and honor that your death deserves?
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