About the Author

Claude Poncelet

Claude Poncelet, PhD is a physicist specializing in nuclear physics, astrophysics, and cosmology who taught at the university level. Dr. Poncelet is involved in many environmental initiatives, and served as chief staff liaison on President Clinton’s Council on Sustainable...

The Shaman Within

A Physicist’s Guide to the Deeper Dimensions of Your Life, the Universe, and Everything

Claude Poncelet

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Within every person—as well as every animal, rock, machine, particle, or planet—is a spirit that seeks to connect and communicate with the rest of the universe. Dr. Claude Poncelet calls this “the shaman within.” In his visionary new book, this scientist and shamanic teacher offers a compendium of practices and wisdom for connecting to the power of the spiritual forces in our lives. Filled with accessible instruction, insights from a lifetime of deep inquiry, and guidance for transformative journeys into non-ordinary reality, The Shaman Within explores:

  • Modern shamanism—an ever-changing practice that welcomes both scientific discoveries and our personal experience
  • Shapeshifting—a powerful method for building empathy, gathering insight, and experiencing our fundamental relation to every part of reality
  • Combining indigenous wisdom and contemporary physics to revolutionize your understanding of time, space, and your authentic self
  • Spiritual adventures to unexpected places—from the edge of the cosmos to the subatomic realm
  • Using shamanism to enhance your work and family life, reveal novel solutions to life challenges, heal the environment, and more

“As both scientist and shamanic practitioner, I see no inconsistency between science and spiritual knowledge,” says Dr. Poncelet. “In fact, when shamanism and science inform each other, we gain a far greater access to the wonder and possibility of reality.” In The Shaman Within, this extraordinary teacher invites you to discover the 21st-century evolution of shamanic practice—one that will delight you, empower you, and open your eyes to new dimensions of our strange and marvelous universe.

Product details

Softcover Book:
Contents Paperback book (257 pages)
Date Published June 01, 2014
ISBN-10 1-62203-197-0
ISBN-13 978-1-62203-197-9
Dimensions 6 x 9 inches
Product Codes 3977, k3977, bk03977
Digital Book:
Contents eBook (257 pages)
Date Published June 01, 2014
Product Codes 3977w, k3977w, bk03977w

Customer Reviews

By Patricia W
Date Added: Friday 10 October 2014
I have been enjoying this book. I love that the author not only tells you about certain journeys but gives some of his experiences about them too. It is always nice to see how others do the work. I love the emphasis on being authentic self as I think that in practicing shamanism it is needed there most.
By Sounds True
Date Added: Thursday 9 October 2014
Dear R. Jerome W,

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By R. Jerome W
Date Added: Saturday 13 September 2014
I wish this were available as an audiobook. That's actually what I thought I was purchasing (when it said 'digital book').. Won't make that mistake again. I just don't find time to read, especially on my iPhone, but I'd love to be able to access this on my commute; alas, good intent, wasted purchase.

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