Are you ready for spiritual initiation? Are you willing to do what ever it takes? The West on the Incan Medicine Wheel is the direction in which we face our greatest fears. The shaman goes into meditation and shamanic journey to access the warrior spirit. Fears release as we realize that we are one with Spirit. Then the shaman is ready for the next step on the path of spiritual initiation. The jaguar is called upon to lead the way from the ordinary to the non-ordinary reality. This creates the Rainbow Bridge from one world to the next. Irene Siegel discusses her personal experiences and interpretation of the teachings. Appreciation to teachers of indigenous backgrounds for keeping this body of knowledge alive. They believe that the Earth is dying, and that the new shamans must come from the west.