Chris Lüttichau founded Northern Drum Shamanic Centre in 1998 as an educational base from which to offer teachings of high quality and authenticity in the UK. Chris began on the shamanic path in 1980 and began studying shamanism in North America in 1982. He now lives in Cornwall, UK. After 30 years of study with indigenous teachers and elders, Chris is the keeper of an integral body of teachings that he shares in workshops and ongoing one-year and three-year training groups. The teachings cover a broad range of topics from healing and dreaming to spirit contact and self-development.
Chris Lüttichau is the author of the acclaimed new book on shamanism: Calling Us Home – Find Your Path, Your Balance and Your Inner Strength (2017) and Animal Spirit Guides: Discover your Power Animal and the Shamanic Path (2009). He has appeared on TV on BBC 1 and in Denmark on TV2.
Articles by Chris
A shaman is ‘the one who sees’. What kind of seeing is this, and how can a person enter into it safely, and with respect for the origins of shamanic knowledge and practice?
Let the beetle teach you about the protection of trust – very different from that of fear – and the power of perseverance.
One of our most common birds, pigeons bring us the challenge of ‘seeing’ in the shamanic way that opens the heart.
Here is a bird that demonstrates a mastery of invisibility, yet also teaches the power of sharing what is in the dark.
Learn from the jaguar to trust your journey into the mystery, embracing mortality in order to live your life fully.
The journey from your head to your heart can be a long one. Our hearts know the deep joy of just being alive, but fear can confuse us.
Knowing a power animal can benefit not just the individual in their authentic self, but also the whole circle of life. Read more about how a power animal can enhance your access to the guidance of your instinctual wisdom.
What does it mean to walk the path of the Lone Wolf? Find out more about leaving behind the world that you know, being willing to take a risk, and set out into the unknown in order to find yourself, your power, your true destiny.
There are two fundamental aspects to the mind: the inner mind and the outer mind. The inner mind is a shamanic mind that has a spiritual essence, and it understands that all of life is connected…
Chris explains what is involved in authentic shamanic training which is true to traditional shamanism – training in which the heart and spirit of this ancient tradition is kept alive and vibrant, and this essence pervades all the teachings.
Chris explores the nature of Shamanism – an ancient spiritual path of awakening, raising consciousness and healing, seeing the essential truth, the nature of reality and the place of the human within that reality…
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