From Library Journal
This is an important work of feminist, New Age, and Goddess spirituality by one of the creators of the Motherpeace Tarot cards. Whether or not one accepts all of the beliefs she presents, Noble's book is a fascinating account of her personal journey and a powerful call to women to rediscover their connection to nature, their own bodies, and their creative and healing powers. Noble is concerned not only with personal healing but with the healing of the earth and human society. Her book is recommended for most libraries.
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"A passionate call for women to reconnect with our goddess heritage and reclaim our ancient powers of healing before it is too late for ourselves and our Mother Earth." -- Riane Eisler, author of "The Chalice and the Blade""For women toady who seek to regain their lost connection to nature, power, and to their own bodies, "Shakti Woman" is both guide and inspiration. By sharing her own journey to female shamanism, Vicki Noble opens a door for others to follow. The message here is strong, inspiring, and direct." -- Marija Gimbutas, author of "The Language of the Goddess""An important contribution to an understanding of the roots and origins of shamanism in women's ecstatic experiences and communication with the Great Mother...[The] teachings of Vicki Noble are very important in this very dangerous time if we and the Earth are to survive it all." -- Monica Sjoo, coauthor of "The Great Cosmic Mother""Any woman is search of her authentic self will be inspired...by "Shakti Woman." It is a personal journey, a guide to spiritual investigation, a visionary statement of woman's role in our contemporary world crisis."-- Sandy Boucher, author of "Turning the Wheel"