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What is Shamanic Healing?
“Shamans heals themselves. By working through their pain, they learn to help others." -Wounded Healin' "But the primitive magician, the medicine man, or the shaman is not only a sick man; he is, above all, a sick man who has been cured, who has...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
An Overview of Core Shamanism
Core shamanism developed out of research done by Dr. Michael Harner. He discovered that all over the world, while the overall approaches to shamanism may be different, there were key elements in common. Dr. Harner then set about synthesizing these elements so...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Shamanic Death
What is a Shaman’s death, and who’s likely to have one? The death itself is a suspension between worlds. States of consciousness. The individual today, who is likely to have a "Shamanic Death" is chasing extinction itself. Through that process the...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism

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2011 “Symptoms as Signs in Buriat Shamanic Callings”
The way that the shamans at Tengeri understand and describe a shamanic calling can be ... of re-interpreting physical symptoms of illness as signs of the will of ...
Shamanic Perspectives On MentalIllness-Evers - The Icarus Project
healer) on the topic of mental illness from a traditional African perspective. .... voices is seen as a 'calling' to become a Shaman.
Shamanistic initiatory crisis - Spiritual Competency Resource Center
reality that the "madman" becomes a shaman." Mircea Eliade1 found that a psychotic episode has served as the initiatory crisis marking, for some shamans, a ...
Shamans as Healers, Counselors, and Psychotherapists
practitioners, shamans typically approach healing from four vantage points: the ... “mental” illness, viewing the human organism as all of one piece. It is not ...
Mentally ill or chosen by spirits? 'Shamanic illness' and the revival of ...
Mar 1, 2013 Biomedical discourse on 'shamanic illness' has also undergone ... Keywords: spiritual healing; shaman; shamanic illness; mental illness; post- ...

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'Parting Glances' truly, madly and deeply loves its characters
Buscemi's wisecracking Nick is equally perplexed and frustrated at how to handle his illness, giving the film a deep human complexity. Initially released in 1986, Parting Glances has since become an essential marker of the New Queer ...

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LESSON 3.8 Shamanic Crisis
Description Shamanism is humanity's oldest religion and healing art, dating back to the Paleolithic era. Originally, the word shaman referred specifically to ...
Northern Tradition Shamanism: Dead Men Walking: Shaman Sickness
The term "shaman sickness" is not one that you'll generally hear outside of most spirit-worker circles, and that's because we have only relatively recently learned ...
Shaman's Sickness, Initiation and The Calling | Why Shamanism Now
Mar 3, 2012 “Shaman's sickness,” refers to the specific, physical and/or mental illness that results when spirit chooses a new shamanic candidate and ...
Three Causes of Spiritual Illness | SharedWisdom
For true healing to occur, the causes of the illness must be addressed. From the shaman's perspective, there are three classic causes of illness, and interestingly,  ...
Shamanic Universe, Beth Beurkens, Writing, Shamanism, Soul ...
Since time immemorial shamans have been listening to the calling of the spirits, ... Sometimes, a serious illness may foreshadow the path toward shamanism.

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