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A book about the care and use of the Native American Sacred Pipe Includes information on the prophicies concerning the Pipe s roll in the modern world References on how to make a Pipe....

Title : The Way of the Sacred Pipe
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ISBN : 097778200X
ISBN13 : 978-0977782000
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : Englisch
Publisher : BLUE SKY PUB 13 Februar 2006
Number of Pages : 106 Seiten
File Size : 885 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The Way of the Sacred Pipe Reviews

  • Rolf Gonscherowski
    2019-02-24 06:13

    Dieses Buch ist eine Seltenheit für einen Laien, der etwas über Pfeifenzeremonien lernen will, was von indianischen Gruppireungen, nicht gern gesehen wird, da Zeremonien Eigentum von Personen sind, genauso wie Lieder , die nur durchgeführt,bzw. gesungen werden dürfen, wenn die persönliche Einwilligung des Urhebers vorliegt, Dies wird s e h r ernst genommen, so sollte Jemand ,der eine Schwitzhütten- oder Pfeifenzeremoniedurchführt die Erlaubnis des Erschaffer oder zumindest deren Nachfolger besitzen, wenn er es durchführen will, ansonstennicht Finger weg davon, das gilt noch immer für Pfeifenzeremonien. Die sind geheim und lassen sich nur von Lehrer zu Schüler übertragen.Ich bin selbst jemand der der diese Tradition im bear tribe erlent hat und zu Schweigen verpflichtet wurde. AhnlicheZeremonien gibt es im deer tribe, mit ahnlichen Restiktionen. Wer sich also für die "geheimen Traditionen der Pfeifenzeremonien" interessiert, den erwartet ein Buch, indem ansatztwise diese "geheimen Traditionenwertebeschrieben werden.Guß Rolf Gonscherowski( Pfeifenträger des Bearclan)

  • C. Evans
    2019-03-24 08:11

    The way of the Way of the Sacred Pipe is something long over due and needed in these chaiotic times. Author Jim Tree shares the teachings of his path as a pipe caretaker. Jim has an honest and heart felt approach to his teaching, he has a good way of explaining things in an effective and gentle manor. Mr. Tree comes from a background of mixed heritage so he has a way of relating to all people, he does things from teh Heart and in a good way. For anyone being called to learn about the pipe this is a good starting place for you, If possible I would recommend finding somebody to learn the ways from directly if possible as not everything can be taught from a book. This is a great source of knowledge on the pipe, I highly recommend this book to all who are called to care for the Sacred pipe.

  • F. Carter
    2019-03-13 07:04

    I think this book does a good job of picking up on some of the continuity that the author has found amongst traditions. It is still a book based upon HIS experiences and should probably be taken as such. I would suggest to anyone wanting to have experiences around a Sacred Pipe to read up on a few resources and then look for Indigenous people to talk with about the subject. Understand that there are a lot of differences in the traditions and that people are often VERY defensive and protective of whatever path they are close to.This book does a nice job of providing a foundation of Pipe information. It is much more direct than any other resource I have found, other than talking directly with people who spend time around these types of Pipes. I would like to see more books like this.

  • V.G. F.
    2019-03-21 09:05

    This book, while short, is full of wisdom and insight. The message is clearly about the sacredness of the First Nations Pipes and the traditions that surround them. Jim has clearly lived his vision of the Pipe, and passes on first hand information and experiences. What I think is noteworthy is that he embraces the multiple traditions of the Pipe and does not insist his way is the only way (a syndrome many Indigenous people suffer from). If you are unfamiliar with the way of the Pipe, this is a good place to start. If you are a Pipe Carrier and have lost your way, this is an easy road back. Well articulated and to the point. Thanks Jim.

  • Matthew
    2019-03-12 09:07

    My mother bought me this book years ago after I begged her for it for my birthday. Somehow (I can't remember exactly how) I had come across a sacred pipe and was determined to learn how to use it. I was maybe 10 or 11 years old at this point and didn't quite know what I had but I plowed through that book anyway. Before I read it I hadn't known the responsibility and care needed when handling one so after I read it I gave the pipe to my mom and asked her to hold onto it for me until I was ready. Years went past through periods of regression and growth and now almost exactly a decade later My mom cleans her office and tells me she found that pipe she'd hidden away (about a month ago) and that I should have it. I figured that meant it was time I start looking into it, maybe this meant I was ready. Around that time I rediscovered this book as well (it was hiding behind something on my bookshelf) so I just started rereading it. I've always been a spiritual person, finding joy in everything from the Bible to the dao to the Bhagavad Gita and Autobiography of a yogi and have had a jerky though forward progress towards the truth or the great spirit or whatever name you give it. I am nowhere near as close as I'd like to be but it's books like this that bring me as close as I can be. The way in which it's written is wonderful! It's detailed, informative, and the stories will leave you in awe as do many holy stories before have! I remember Jim tree actually signed the book to my mother too which was a wonderful thing! This book is so underrated it's not funny! If you're into Native American spirituality and trying to find your way then this book will be a very sturdy stepping stone!

  • Charles Lightwalker
    2019-03-16 04:08

    Excellent book, and should be read by any serious scholar of Native American traditions. I ask my apprentices to read this book is is filled with valuable insight and is a must read for understanding the sacred pipe, and spiritual aspect of Native Americans.