Shaman Pathways - Black Horse, White Horse (Paperback)

By Melusine Draco

Moon Books, 9781780997476, 90pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2013

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The term 'power animal' was introduced into contemporary language in 1980 by anthropologist Michael Harner, in his classic work The Way of the Shaman, and refers to a broad-based animistic and shamanic concept where the animal is conceived as a tutelary spirit guide that helps or protects individuals, lineages and nations. Horses and humans became companions a long time ago, and the horse adopted as a power or totem animal represents power, speed, courage, nobility, freedom and chthonic energy. Black Horse, White Horse: Power Animals Within Traditional Witchcraft guides your footsteps on this most ancient of paths...

About the Author

In addition to being the commissioing editor for Compass Books, Suzanne Ruthven is also editor of the popular quarterly creative writing magazine, The New Writer (which she produces in partnership with literary agent, and publisher, Merric Davidson). She lives in Ireland.