Chris Lüttichau

About Chris 

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

Bittern – Ghost of the Reed Forest

Bittern – Ghost of the Reed Forest

Here is a bird that demonstrates a mastery of invisibility, yet also teaches the power of sharing your story – especially when it brings forth what is normally kept in the dark.

The Way of the Jaguar

The Way of the Jaguar

Learn from the jaguar to trust your journey into the mystery, embracing mortality in order to live your life fully.

The Star Bird

The Star Bird

The journey from your head to your heart can be a long one. Our hearts know the deep joy of just being alive, but as we live, fear can confuse us. Find out how the swallow guides you home to the truth of who you are.

The Power Animal

The Power Animal

Power animals can help us learn about our authentic selves, enhance our skills and strengths, and teach us how to act from our instinctual wisdom. Knowing a power animal can benefit not just the individual but also the whole circle of life.

The Lone Wolf

The Lone Wolf

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, your true family.

The two minds of the human being

The two minds of the human being

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…

Shamanic Training

Shamanic Training

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.

What is Shamanism?

What is Shamanism?

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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